From climbing gear to tents, brands congregate twice a year in Utah to launch new products at the Outdoor Retailer trade show.
Our team of experts spent the week sifting through thousands of products at the massive event to find the best to-be-released gear for 2016.
The equipment here, part I of our “Best In Show” award series, represents some of the most unique and innovative items you’ll see on the shelves at outdoor shops around the U.S. next year.
Best Water Filter Made
25% Lighter Cams
Ultralight Rescue Improvement
Best Camping Stove
Knife For Climbers
A Better Raincoat
Bike-Packing Sleeping Bag
View more “Best In Show” products in Part II of our Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2015 series.
–Editors and reporters Stephen Regenold, Sean McCoy, Jason Magness, Chelsey Magness, Sam Salwei, Jake Ferguson, Raquel Hernandez-Cruz, Tom Grundy, and Eric Lemke contributed to this report.