Paddlers had a myriad of options to get them on the water at Outdoor Retailer's Open Air Demo. But there was also a range of trail gear on hand. Check out our daily highlights.
Summer may swelter, but Platypus wants you to stay hydrated on the trail year-round. From a hydration pack to a water filter system, this month we're giving one member a plethora of Platypus prizes worth more than $350.
Next week, we're giving one Trailspace gear reviewer his or her own Elie kayak and Lavika paddle to gear them up and get them out on the water.
Congratulations, Chris Myers! As Reviewer of the Month, this Kentucky backpacker wins a pair of Traveler Stretch Shorts and a Diablo Short Sleeve Shirt thanks to Royal Robbins ($130 value).
One lucky Trailspace member is going to win an Elie touring kayak and a Lavika paddle this month ($1,100 total value). Review your outdoor gear and it could be you.
Congratulations, Jonathan, explorer of caves around the world. As Reviewer of the Month, he wins a pair of AKU Bellamont Suede shoes and Lorpen T3 Light Hiker socks ($200+ value).
Review your outdoor gear today and you're entered to win an Elie day touring kayak and Lavika paddle ($1,100 value) for summer paddling adventures.
Congratulations to Jesse, a cliff-jumping, climbing, backpacking Minnesota father, teacher, and artist. As Reviewer of the Month, Jesse wins an Air Chair Compact from Crazy Creek.
Congratulations to Texas climber and worldwide adventure traveler Jeff! As Reviewer of the Month, he wins a pair of innovative Keen Uneek sandals in appreciation of his helpful gear reviews.
Congratulations, Kali, our latest Reviewer of the Month! The Washington backpacker, snowshoer, and English teacher wins a pair of TOPO Athletic trail shoes for her many helpful gear reviews.
The lightest hammock, a hardshell with a softer Gore membrane, a ski/climb/move pack, and flexible snowshoes: we've got more gear highlights from Outdoor Retailer.