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2017 Awards

Welcome to The Great Outdoors Awards. The winners for our 2017 Awards have now been announced! For full coverage, see our January 2018 issue of the print magazine.

THE WINNERS

Reader Awards

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Campaign or Campaigner of the Year

WINNER: Fix the Fells
HIGHLY COMMENDED: John Muir Trust
HIGHLY COMMENDED: The BMC

The Extra Mile Award

WINNER: The Fix the Fells volunteer Lengthsmen
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Llanberis and Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Teams
HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Mountain Bothies Association

Outdoor Book of the Year

WINNER: The Wainwrights in Colour by Andy Beck
HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Scottish Bothy Bible by Geoff Allan
HIGHLY COMMENDED: There Is No Map in Hell by Steve Birkinshaw

Pub of the Year

WINNER: Clachaig Inn, Glencoe
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Dog & Gun, Keswick
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Old Dungeon Ghyll, Langdale

Café or Restaurant of the Year

WINNER: Apple Pie Café & Bakery, Ambleside
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Little Chamonix Café, Keswick
HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Mountain Café, Aviemore

Independent Retailer of the Year

WINNER: Outside, Hathersage
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Keswick Boot Company
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Needle Sports, Keswick

Online Retailer of the Year

WINNER: www.alpkit.com
HIGHLY COMMENDED: www.dash4it.co.uk
HIGHLY COMMENDED: www.aboveandbeyond.co.uk

Chain Retailer of the Year

WINNER: Cotswold Outdoor
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Go Outdoors
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Tiso & George Fisher

Personality of the Year

WINNER: Nicky Spinks
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Steve Backshall
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Terry Abraham

Outdoor Gear Brand of the Year

WINNER: Rab
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Alpkit
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Berghaus

Gear Awards

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Clothing

WINNER: Vaude Women’z Zebru UL 3L Jacket
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Berghaus Hyper 100 Jacket
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Fjällräven Abisko Trekking Tights

Footwear

WINNER: Treksta Guide X5
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Arc’teryx Norvan VT GTX

Equipment

WINNER: Arc’teryx Bora AR Pack
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Katadyn BeFree

Camping

WINNER: Primus PrimeTech Stove Set
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Vaude Invenio SUL 2P

Innovation

WINNER: Berghaus Hyper 100 Jacket
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Rab Kinetic Plus Jacket

Sustainability

WINNER: Páramo Men’s Velez Jacket
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Vaude The Green Thread