Gear Junkie ‘Best In Show’ Awards (Summer 2015)

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Gear Junkie’s ‘Best In Show’ Awards at Outdoor Retailer highlight the top innovations from the trade show floor. (See the break down in our article, ‘Part 1: Best In Show.’)

Here we look at some of the products debuted at the Utah event. This gear, from climbing equipment to a new kind of camp lantern, comes to market in 2016.


Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.