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Vote for your favourite new outdoor product

Written by Fiona

January 19 2018

The UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2018 have been launched on-line and consumers can now vote for their favourite new outdoor product. You can chooose to vote on-line at The OIA 2018 Awards or in person at the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show from February 20th to 25th, where the finalist products  will be on display at the NEC, Birmingham.

This is the final stage of the awards process, following more than 100 entries across 10 categories. All products entered were on display and shortlisted by a panel of expert judges (including specialist outdoor retailers and journalists) in July 2017 at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS), the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition.

The finalists

ACCESSORIES:

  • Katadyn – BeFree
  • MSR – TrailBase Water Filter Kit
  • Petzl – Bindi

DIGITAL PRODUCT:

  • Forestry Commission – Gruffalo Spotter
  • Sat Map – Active 20
  • ViewRanger for Android Wear

BACKPACKS/TRAVEL LUGGAGE:

  • Berghaus – FastHike 45
  • Terra Nova – Laser Velo 30
  • Osprey – Levity 60

FAMILY:

  • Craghoppers – Daintree Long Sleeved Shirt
  • Lifeventure – OS Map Towel
  • Vango – Serenity

CAMPING EQUIPMENT:

  • BCB Adventure – FireDragon Folding Cooker
  • JetBoil – Flash
  • MSR – Windburner Group Stove System
  • Snugpak – Basecamp Air Mat

FOOTWEAR:

  • Garmont – Sticky Stone GTX
  • Hanwag – Tatra Light GTX
  • Tecnica – Forge

CLIMBING EQUIPMENT:

  • Edelrid – 3D Lap Coiling
  • La Sportivia – Otaki
  • Petzl – Ouistiti

SLEEPING:

  • Mountain Hardwear – Ghost Whisperer
  • Rab – Mythic
  • Therm-a-Rest – Parsec

CLOTHING:

  • Berghaus – GR20 Storm Jacket
  • Jack Wolfskin – Sierra Trail Jacket
  • Rab – Alpha Flash Jacket

TENTS:

  • Backpacker – Flying Tent
  • Terra Nova – Laser Pulse Ultra 1
  • Vango – Santo

All votes received will be entered into a prize draw for 10 winners to win an OS Maps 12-month subscription. The OS Maps app by Ordnance Survey was the 2017 winner of the Digital Product category.

Online voting will remain open until the February 28 and the winners of each category will be officially announced at the Outdoor Industries Association’s (OIA) annual trade conference on March 14, 2018, in Cheshire.

For further information see the awards website.

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