Great Gear Giveaway

The Great Gear Giveaway is your chance to support First Descents, the official non-profit of Outside In Aspen, and to walk away with Outside’s GEAR OF THE YEAR–the most coveted, innovative, high-performance new gear for 2012.

Editors and evaluators spent several months torture-testing the latest crop of rugged cameras, tents, shells, boats, packs, and just about every other piece of gear you need to play outdoors this summer. The winners in the 14 Gear of the Year categories are…

TENT: Easton Kilo 3
SHELL: Outdoor Research Axiom
SLEEPING BAG: REI Igneo
BACKPACK: Eddie Bauer First Ascent Alchemist 40L
TRAIL SHOES: Danner Crater Rim
ROAD-RUNNING SHOES: New Balance Minimus Zero Road
TRAIL-RUNNING SHOES: Montrail Rogue Fly
*CAMERA: Canon PowerShot G1X
LUGGAGE: Tumi Ducati Due Porte
SUNGLASSES: Oakley Radarlock
*MOUNTAIN BIKE: Specialized Stumpjumper Expert FSR Carbon 29er
ROAD BIKE: Blue AC1
*BOAT: Sterling Reflection
STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD: Pau Hana Crossfit

*These items will not be included in the raffle.