Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008 (update No. 2)

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008 (update No. 2)

I meant to lay down this blog on Friday after two days of snooping the halls of this year’s Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show in Salt Lake City. But skiing, in the guise of big backcountry descents in the Wasatch Range, got in the way this weekend of me doing much of anything productive. So now, without further ado, here are a few more hot items from the show floor, backpacks, water booties, jackets, electrolyte-laced hot cocoa and all. . .

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008 (update No. 1)

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2008 (update No. 1)

Today begins the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show in Salt Lake City, where hundreds of companies announce thousands of new products for the $289 billion outdoor industry. The Gear Junkie crew is on the ground in Utah, walking the show floor in search of the best and most intriguing new equipment and apparel. Here’s update No. 1, direct from the halls of the Salt Palace convention center to you. . .