Outdoor Retailer announced the finalists for its fifth annual Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards.  

An independent panel* evaluated 132 entries to select the 30 award nominees, which include outdoor and winter sports products, fabrics and materials, digital and retail services.

Products will be displayed in the Innovation Gallery during the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, January 10-12, 2023, in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on January 11 at the Hyatt Regency Salt Lake.  

The company/product finalists are:

Allied Feather + Down: ExpeDry Ultra Dry Down
Blueview Footwear: Blueview Pacific
Born Outdoor: Badger Bed
Burlington: Natural No Fly Zone
Cardo Systems: Packtalk Outdoor
Db: Snow Pro Vest 8L
Fischer Sports: Fischer Two
G3: R3-Ride. Repeat. Recycle.
Garmin International, Inc.: Edge 1040 Solar
Geartrade: Geartrade Consignment Service
GOES (Global Outdoor Emergency Support): GOES.health AppJack Wolfskin: Tapeless Jacket

Land Energy: Connected Core Battery Power Platform

Loose Cannon Systems, Inc.: Milo The Action Communicator

Made Apparel: Custom Made-to-Measure Hard Shell Jacket

Nix Biosensors: Nix Hydration Biosensor

On Running: Cloudneo

Opolis: StokedSnow Goggles StokedPlastic®

OrthoLite: OrthoLite Cirql

Paka: Pakafill

PlsReturnMe.com: Open source lost item/person return and authentication IDs

RightOnTrek, Inc.: Backcountry Meals

Safeback: SBX

Sanuk: Veg Out

SheFly Apparel: Go Free Legging

Split Skis, Ltd.: Freetour

Steeped Coffee: Peak State Guatemala Medium Roast Coffee (Steeped)

Stoko: K1 Summit

WNDR Alpine: Intention 108

WoolAid Limited: WoolAid Adhesive Bandages

*The panel judged products on four criteria—Spark (concept, design, appeal), Desire (opportunity, differentiation), Function (innovation, functionality, insight), and Impact (cultural, environmental, business).