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Here’s the list of winners and highly commended from our awards night in Kendal


The shortlists for each category were drawn up from reader nominations and the winners were chosen by a public vote.

Walkers’ Pub of the Year: The Wasdale Head Inn, Lake DistrictTGO Awards

(Highly Commended: The Clachaig, Glen Coe)

Walkers’ Cafe of the Year: Pete’s Eats, Llanberis
(Highly Commended: Moel Siabod Cafe, Capel Curig)

Campaigner of the Year: The John Muir Trust
(Highly Commended: The British Mountaineering Council)

Outdoor Personality: Kate Ashbrook
(Highly Commended: Sir Chris Bonington)

Outdoor Book: The Walkers’ Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley
(Highly Commended: Feral by George Monbiot)

Independent Retailer: Needle Sports, Keswick
(Highly Commended: Whalley Warm and Dry, Lancashire)

Chain Retailer of the Year: Cotswold Outdoors
(Highly Commended: Go Outdoors)

Online Retailer: Alpkit.com
(Highly Commended: Backpackinglight.co.uk)

Clothing or Equipment Brand of the Year: Paramo
(Highly Commended: Rab)

In the Gear Awards the winners chosen by our judging panel of Chris Townsend, Judy Armstrong, Emily Rodway and Will Renwick were…

Clothing: Fjallraven Keb Eco-Shell jacket
(Highly Commended: Berghaus Ramche Hyper jacket)

Footwear: Hoka One One Tor Ultra Hi WP
(Highly Commended: Arc’teryx Acrux2 FL GTX Approach Shoe)

Camping: Cascade Designs Therm-a-Rest Evolite sleeping mat
(Highly Commended: Hilleberg Enan Tent. Special Award for sustainability to Nordisk for the Oscar)

Equipment: Osprey Atmos AG65 backpack
(Highly Commended: Komperdell Stiletto)

Innovation: Rab Paradox Pull-On
(Highly Commended: MLD eVent Soul Bivy. Special Award for ethical business practice went to LifeStraw Mission)

Sustainability: Mountain Equipment Down Codex
(Highly Commended: Berghaus ECO Wovens range)

Well done to all the winners and to all those shortlisted this year. Make sure to pick up the January issue of The Great Outdoors for a full round-up of the night.