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Inside at the Salt Palace, Looking Out

Outsider’s opinion on the Utah Outdoor Retailer’s Expo.


If it bothered any of the 30,000 people buying, selling, and otherwise attending the gigantic Outdoor Retailer Summer Market earlier this month, they weren’t saying.

“It” being the following incongruity:

We were inside, manically focused on how best to accessorize our time outside with the perfect packs, pants, pads, and peanut butter patties.

Edward Abbey might have shuddered at the scene.


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