Get a glimpse at the best new gear of the year before it gets released. Follow our coverage of the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018 and catch up on news from recent shows. The biggest brands in the outdoor industry mingle with up-and-comers to show off their new offerings in apparel and equipment.
Take Shelter: 9 Eye-Catching Tents for 2019
Each year, brands manage to push the design envelope on one of the most core pieces of outdoor gear — tents. For 2019, brands shaved grams, used cutting-edge fabrics, and designed tents for bikes.
Outdoor Retailer Overlanding: 2018 Tools for All-Terrain Adventure
From rooftop tents to on-the-go power solutions, this year’s Outdoor Retailer show was full of quality overland travel gear. Take your car camping up a notch with these exciting new products.
Outdoor Retailer ‘Best In Show’ Summer Gear 2019
From tents to knives, sleeping bags, running shoes, and more, brands congregate to launch products at the OR show (official name: Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018). Our team spent the week in Denver evaluating hundreds of products at the event to find the best to-be-released gear for summer 2019.
Outdoor Retailer Showcase: 4 Gear Tests at Demo Day
OtterBox floated its duffle bags down whitewater, and GearJunkie was among the first on Tentsile’s new floating tent. Outdoor Retailer’s demo day did not disappoint.
‘Pitchfest’: Camber Outdoors Hosts, Bolsters Emerging Brands
Emerging female-founded outdoor brands competed in Camber Outdoors’ fourth annual Pitchfest on Sunday. And while no single company was selected winner, they all nabbed a lot of free advice and exposure to potential investors.
Who Really Runs Outdoor Retailer? Increasingly, Women
Next week, thousands of people will descend on Denver for the Outdoor Retailer trade show. And at the helm of the major industry expo are four women.
First Look: Summer 2019 Outdoors Gear
The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market trade show, held next week in Denver, will be gear central. Thousands of brands will debut products for the coming year. Here’s our exclusive pre-show peek at some exciting outdoors gear coming to market for spring 2019.
Hydration Pants: Ultimate Direction Reveals ‘HydroLight’ Series
The Ultimate Direction HydroLight series integrates water bottle holders and pockets into shirts and shorts for runners who want to say goodbye to running vests and hydration packs.
‘All-Terrain Tent’ Pitches on Land, Sea, and Air
Years ago, Tentsile told you to chuck its tent into a tree. Now it wants you to throw it in a lake.
Unveiled: 40+ New Outdoor Products for 2018–19
If you’re a true gear junkie, there are a ton of great products on the horizon for 2018–19. Check out this exciting gear from the recent Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, a massive trade event held in Denver last month.
The North Face Introduces Woven Boots
The North Face thinks a woven fabric will mean more comfort in a light hiking boot. The woven Ultra Fastpack III GTX hiking boot marries athletic woven uppers with a waterproof boot design.
Outdoor Retailer ‘Best In Show’ Winter Gear 2018-19
From ski gear to jackets, winter camping, packs, and more, brands congregate each winter to launch products at the OR Show (official name: Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show). Our team spent the week in Denver evaluating hundreds of products at the event to find the best to-be-released gear for winter 2018-2019.
Try It: Denver ‘Trade School’ Offers OR-Themed Events
In Denver this week? Brands, artists, athletes, and enthusiasts convene during Outdoor Retailer for five days of ‘outdoor-themed’ events. And you can go!
First Look: Winter 2018-2019 Outdoors Gear
The first Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, held this week in Denver, will be gear central. Thousands of brands will debut products for the coming year. Here’s our exclusive pre-show peek at some exciting outdoors gear coming to market for fall – winter 2018 – 2019.
A Totally Unofficial Guide to Denver’s First Outdoor Retailer Show
If you work in the outdoors industry, there’s a fair chance you’re headed to Denver in the next week. For those not familiar with the city and event space, I’ve pulled together a few thoughts to make the trip easier.
(Re)Breaking the Mold: Crescent Moon Updates Foam Snowshoes
In 2017, Crescent Moon introduced a snowshoe unlike any other. For 2018, the brand hopes to build on its design.
Open Letter To Utah: Thank You For Having Us
The GearJunkie crew returns from Utah this week after attending Outdoor Retailer. It’s the trade show’s last hurrah here, and we could not have asked for a better host.
Outdoor Retailer ‘Best In Show’ Summer 2017
Our team of experts spent the week evaluating hundreds of products at the massive Outdoor Retailer event to find the best to-be-released gear for 2018.
Dear Utah: ‘We Still Love You, But It’s Complicated’
Breaking up is hard. But we’ll all get through this.
First Look: Upcoming 2018 Outdoors Gear
The Outdoor Retailer trade show, held next week in Utah, is a cornucopia of gear. Thousands of brands debut products for the coming year. Here’s our exclusive look.
Outdoor Retailer Moving To Denver: What You Need To Know
It’s official, the Outdoor Retailer summer and Winter show are moving to Denver. These are some simple facts to help you plan for the transition.
Denver Post: OR Show Is Moving To Denver
The biannual gear extravaganza known as Outdoor Retailer is moving to Denver, and tomorrow Colorado representatives are expected to make it official.
Denver to Host ‘Outdoor Retailer Snow Show’ Under Pending Deal
Emerald Expositions, the company that owns the Outdoor Retailer (OR) conventions, reached purchased the Snow Industries Association (SIA) Snow Show for $16.7 million.
Report: Denver One Of Three Finalists For Outdoor Retailer
According to ‘multiple sources,’ Denver is on the shortlist to host Outdoor Retailer, along with two other cities.
Outdoor Industry Association: Utah Out, Seeking ‘New Home’ For OR Show
Today, the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) spoke officially with Utah Governor Gary Herbert about the future of the trade show.
Outdoor Industry Issues Ultimatum To Utah Governor
Members of the Outdoor Industry Association united today in a strong rebuke of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert.
Outdoor Retailer ‘Best In Show’ Winter Gear For 2017-18
The most exciting new products for the outdoors in 2017? Look no further than our ‘best in show’ award picks from the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market trade show, held in Utah last week.
First Look: Upcoming 2017-18 Winter Gear
The Outdoor Retailer trade show, held next week in Utah, is a mecca of winter gear. Here we give an exclusive peek at the most interesting new products coming to market for winter 2017-18.