Gear of the Show

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Presenting the Gear of the Show winners for summer 2020

Our list of best summer gear for next year includes Olympic innovation, a legit cup of camp coffee, and two classics done better

First looks, analysis, and interviews, all delivered from our team at Winter OR

Emily walks us through the Gear of the Show winners from the 2019 Winter Outdoor Retailer Snow Show

The apparel and equipment that were fixtures in our kits all year

We spent five days reporting from the floor of Denver's massive outdoor-gear trade show. Here are the top stories.

Pulling back the curtain on the industry’s biggest product launches

Once again, our gear editors head to the industry's largest trade show to scope out the latest, greatest outdoor tools and toys

The big outdoor trade shows are upon us, which means it's time to start looking at the top products for winter 2018–19. Here's what our editors are most excited about.

At each Outdoor Retailer, we give out five Gear of the Show awards to the most innovative products that stand above the rest. Watch to see this year's winners.

Things get done a little differently across the Atlantic. They take their ski hill fashion more seriously, use more avalanche airbags, and still love Rollerblades

From a totally new airbag design to a onesie for mountain biking, here are some of our favorite finds at Europe's largest outdoor trade show

We awarded Gotenna Mesh with one of our 5 Gear of the Show Awards. Their device lets you text and use GPS without cell service.

In an effort to expand their market, Crescent Moon created an all-foam snowshoe called the Eva which technical but user-friendly. With this new product, Crescent Moon took home one of our Gear of the Show Awards.

This helmet has superior fit and protection capabilities.

With an upgraded toe release combined with a traditional alpine heel, this binding has exceptional power transmission. We're excited to give the Fritschi Techton 12 binding a Gear of the Show award.

Always on the cusp of environmental innovation, Patagonia's Powslayer jacket earned one of our Gear of the Show awards. The balance between technical performance and environmental impact make this a great jacket.