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Backpacking With Outward Bound

Students on an Outward Bound Wilderness course travel slowly through the Sierra Nevada range.

© Katy Pfannenstein

By

OSI Staff

on 10/17/17

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WRMC 2017 Nov 1-3 Portland ME

WRMC 2017 is November 1-3 in Portland, Maine. OSI will both be presenting and in the Exhibit Hall.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 9/13/17

Totem Cams



Recall: Totem Cams

Totem voluntarily recalls Basic cams due to lower than expected strength specification, which affects cams of all sizes. Use of cams with the specified serial numbers and manufacture date range should be discontinued.

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By

OSI Staff

on 9/11/17

Smith Quantum Helmet



Recall: Smith Ski Helmet

Smith voluntarily recalls its Quantum ski and snowboard helmets. The buckle on the helmet can disengage, posing a risk of head injury.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 9/5/17

Arcteryx Procline Boot



Recall: Arc’teryx Procline Boot

Arc'teryx has issued a voluntary recall of its Procline Carbon Support Ski Mountaineering Boots due to fall hazard.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 7/9/17

Mountain House Recall



Recall: Mtn House Hash

Mountain House Freeze Dried Spicy Southwest Breakfast Hash has been recalled by OFD Food, LLC. due to possible foreign matter contamination.

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By

OSI Staff

on 4/27/17

Outward Bound



Hiring: VOBS TX PD

Know someone who wants to work in the Rio? Perhaps yourself? Outward Bound is hiring a Texas Program Director!

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 4/15/17

Trango Vergo



Recall: Trango Vergo

Trango has voluntarily recalled all Trango Vergo belay devices in batch numbers 16159 and 16195 that were sold after 1 October 2016. The handles on some devices may have loosened, impairing the device’s assisted braking capacity and significantly increasing the risk of uncontrolled descent.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 4/4/17

Wild Country Friends



Notice to Inspect: Wild Country Friends

Wild Country has issued a voluntary notice to inspect Friends 2, 3, & 4 manufactured in 2016 (purchased in 2016 or 2017). A manufacturing defect can cause the cam lobe assembly to slide down the stem cable when the trigger is activated. This is not critical to safety but affects control of cam assembly so that lobes may not be fully retracted.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 4/3/17

Mylan Epipen Recall Carton



Recall: Mylan EpiPen

Mylan provides update on Meridian Medical Technologies', a Pfizer Company, expanded voluntary worldwide recall of EpiPen® Auto-Injector. The recall involves an incorrectly functioning injection mechanism and includes additional lots of both EpiPen, EpiPen Junior, and the generic version of the device, also manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies.

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