Alpine Shop of St. Louis, MO, was named Retailer of the Year this past weekend at the Grassroots Connect Show in Knoxville, TN, hosted by Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Here is the full list of winners:

  • Grassroots Retailer of the Year: Alpine Shop, St. Louis, MO
  • Grassroots Vendor of the Year: The North Face
  • Retailer Growth Award: The Mountain Air, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Friend of Grassroots Award: Terry Bemis of Conference Direct
  • 25 for 25 Award: Chally Sims of Pack Rat Outdoor Center, Fayetteville, AR
  • Retailer Recognition for Merchandising Magic: Great Outdoor Store, Sioux Falls, SD
  • Retailer Recognition for Community & Events: River Sports Outfitters, Knoxville, TN
  • The Golden Rolling Rack Award for Sales Reps: Kurt Smith (Southeast); Mitchell McGuinness (Mid-Atlantic); Mike Felix (Midwest); and BJ Brewer (West and Rockies)

Photo courtesy Alpine Shop