Visitors to the show will be able to vote on their favourite pieces of kit

Visitors to the show will be able to vote on their favourite pieces of kit

Outdoor enthusiasts visiting a London show will have a chance to vote on which new products will receive an award.

Judges at the Outdoor Trade Show selected shortlisted finalists in 10 categories which will now go forward to the last stage at the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show in February next year.

The new Outdoor Industry Awards replace the Novel Awards which were formerly staged at the Outdoor Trade Show each year in September.

The new awards attracted 103 entries and the panel of expert judges whittled these down to 31, for the final stage of the competition.

The winners of each category will be officially announced during annual conference of the Outdoor Industries Association, the representative trade body, in March 2016.

The finalists in each section are:

The MSR Guardian

The MSR Guardian

Frio – Zipper Cooling Wallet
MSR – Guardian Purifier
Sea to Summit – X-Pot
Yellow Publications – The Yellow Atlas Series

Backpacks and travel luggage
Eagle Creek – Cargo Hauler Duffel
Mountain Hardwear – Rainshadow Outdry Pack
Salomon – S-Lab Peak 20

Camping equipment
Jetboil – MiniMo
Petromax – Atago
Vango – Folding Stove with Piezo & Windshield

Climbing equipment
DMM – Pivot
Petzl – Tibloc
Wild Country – New Friend

Berghaus – Hyper Smock 2.0
Dare2B – Flexion Jacket
Dhu – Lightweight Base Layer
Teko – Regenerate Me Socks

Digital product
Suunto – Traverse GPS Watch
Garmin – e-Trex Touch 25

Family product
Hi-Tec – Fast Hike WP Junior
Lifemarque – LittleLife Ranger Premium Child Carrier
Vango – Starwalker Junior

The Hoka One One Tor Ultra Hi WP

The Hoka One One Tor Ultra Hi WP

Hi-Tec – V-Lite Walk-Lite Sandal
Hoka One One – Men’s Tor Ultra Hi WP
Treksta – Hands free

Mountain Equipment – Snowline SL Sleeping Bag
Sea to Summit – Comfort Plus Insulated Sleeping Mat
Therm-a-Rest – Neoair Camper SV

The Fjällräven Abisko Shape 2

The Fjällräven Abisko Shape 2

Coleman – Valdes FastPitch Air 6L
Fjällräven – Abisko Shape
Terra Nova – Southern Cross One.

Most of the gear in the awards will go on sale to the public during 2016.

Judges for the finalists were Sophie Carter, senior clothing buyer at Cotswold Outdoor; Rosie Fuller, editor of Adventure Travel magazine; Iain Duff, editor of Camping magazine; Phoebe Smith, editor of Wanderlust magazine; Jim McNamara, head of buying (apparel) for GO Outdoors; Tom Richardson, editor of Outdoor Review magazine and gear editor for Climb magazine.

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