‘Best in Show’: Our Favorite Gear From Outdoor Retailer

Tents, sleeping bags, ‘fire sticks,’ and more: Check out what caught our editors’ eyes on the Outdoor Retailer floor.

Every year, we see hundreds of new products at Outdoor Retailer, searching for a few dozen Best in Show selections.

At this year’s Summer Market, we found some of the most innovative gear we’ve seen in years! Check out a few of our top selections from our 2020 Best in Show products.

To see the full list of Best in Show winners, check out our rundown here.

Best in Show Summer 2019
Outdoor Retailer ‘Best in Show’ Summer Gear 2020
Tents, knives, sleeping bags, running shoes, and more: Brands congregated to launch products at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019, held this week in Denver. Our team evaluated hundreds of products over 3 days to find the best to-be-released gear for 2019-20. Read more…

Adam Ruggiero

Adam Ruggiero is the Editor In Chief of GearJunkie.

Adam has been covering daily news and writing about cycling, camping, hiking, and gear of all kinds for 15+ years. Prior to that, Adam lived in Hawaii and Puerto Rico, at which time he realized he’d never have a “normal job.” His pastimes — farming, bike racing, and fitness — provided a gateway to all manner of physical challenges and recreation outdoors.

Based in Kansas City, MO, Adam tests as much gear as he can get his hands, feet (and dog) into each and every day. As editor in chief, he works to maintain GearJunkie’s voice, style, and commitment to accurate and expert reporting across every category.