Sierra Designs wins Gearzy Award from

Readers vote Sierra Designs as their favorite tent manufacturer

The people have spoken and selected Sierra Designs as their favorite tent manufacturer in's first-ever Gearzy Awards.

“We're thrilled to hear that out tents were voted most popular,” said Sue Edmiston, marketing manager with Sierra Designs. “We strive to make the highest quality tents for a wide range of outdoor pursuits, and it's encouraging to know our efforts are recognized by the outdoor community.”

Founded in 1965, Sierra Designs has been a leader in tent innovation for over 40 years, designing tents to compliment a wide variety of outdoor activities, from mountaineering, to ultralight backpacking, to family camping., a social networking site for outdoor enthusiasts, nominated a variety of outdoor gear manufacturers, and voters were then encouraged to choose their favorites.

Voting for the Gearzy Awards started in November, and was open to anyone. Winners were announced in January. For a complete list of results, please visit the blog at the following link-

About Sierra Designs
Founded in 1965, at the beginning of the golden age of backpacking and climbing, Sierra Designs is one of the original brands for the eco-conscious outdoor enthusiast. We have always had a passion to protect where we play, and our tents, sleeping bags, and apparel have been to every corner of the world, from the highest peaks in Tibet to your local greenway around the corner. We model and design our products for high performance adventurers, but make it attainable for you. Sierra Designs' gear and apparel fits in with your daily life, no matter where it takes you. Visit us online at or see us on Facebook.

About was launched in January 2007, and is the first online community where outdoor enthusiasts of the world can share their common passions and pool information on their adventures, trip reports, photographs, gear lists and more. The brainchild of three ‘outdoorsy' friends, combined the founders' love for an active, outside lifestyle with the free and powerful exchange of information that the web offers everyone.