Gear Report: 10 cool products from Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2019

Ron Griswell prowled the floor to find the most interesting products at the show.
Gear tester Ron Griswell prowled the corners of Outdoor Retailer Snow Show looking for standout products.

Gear tester Ron Griswell prowled the corners of Outdoor Retailer Snow Show looking for standout products.

First, a confession: I am not a gear expert. In fact, this was only my second Outdoor Retailer show, so I can’t speak to the multi-year trends or the evolution of product lines. But I am a rabid outdoorsman, a millennial, a professional influencer, and my fresh perspective on All Things Gear is why SNEWS hired me as its gear reporter for this show.

Coming into this space as someone who is heavily influenced by streetwear, I’m looking for products that address style and functionality, are extremely unique, or that just make me stop in the aisle and ask “what is that?”

After scouring the show floor for three full days, these 10 products rose to the top of my wish list.


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