UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2017 – finalists announced!

The finalists for the 2017 UK Outdoor Industry Awards were announced last night in an award ceremony at the Outdoor Trade Show (OTS) Party, sponsored by Vango, ‘celebrating 50 years outdoors’, which was brand new for this year’s show.

All 100 products entered are currently on display at OTS, the UK’s largest outdoor trade exhibition, giving the trade an opportunity to see the wide variety of products which are brand new to the outdoor market.

Combining the online votes with the expert opinions from the judges panel, the finalists selected in each category are as follows:



  • MSR Trail Shot Microfilter
  • Trekmates Mountain Pod
  • Powertraveller Extreme
  • Streamlight Super Siege


  • Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight
  • Fjällräven Splitpack
  • Snapperstuff MindShift Gear


  • Outdoor Research Wilderness Cover
  • Primus Essential Stove Set
  • Aquaforno Piccoloforno


  • Berghaus Hyper 100 Jacket
  • Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights
  • Rab Kinetic Plus
  • Columbia OutDry Extrem ECO Shell


  • DMM Eon
  • Edelrid Bulletproof
  • Moon Wall


  • ViewRanger Skyline
  • Ordnance Survey OS Map
  • Motorola Talkabout T92


  • Hi-Tec Navigator
  • Hoka One One Tor Speed 2 Mid WP
  • Hanwag Cameros GTX


  • Vango AirHub Hex Gazebo
  • Regatta Disguize
  • Camelbak Kids Eddy


  • Snugpak Cocoon
  • Mountain Hardwear Hyper Lamina Spark
  • Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Self Inflating Regular Mat
  • Therm-a-rest Trail King SV


  • MSR Access 2 Backcountry
  • Vango Maritsa
  • Jack Wolfskin Lighthouse RT


All of these finalist products will now be displayed to over 50,000 consumers at The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show in February (16th – 19th) 2017, before the winners of each category being officially announced and congratulated at the AGM gala dinner during the OIA Conference in March (15th – 16th) 2017, taking place at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate.

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