Day 4: Best end-of-show gear sales - SNEWS

Bring a backpack and a wad of cash to snap up some of the best gear for low prices. And in many cases, your dollars will go toward a good cause, too. Hit the floor early, before they run out. The following brands still had inventory as of midday Wednesday.

  • Sea To Summit (51007-UL): The Pro Hammock with Suspension Straps and Tree Protectors ($40 for a single, $50 for a double), and The Kitchen Sink 5L ($10) benefit Leave No Trace; The X-Kettle ($20) benefits the Himalayan Stove Project
  • Smartwool (46117-UL): T-shirts and tanks for various prices (cash only) benefit Big City Mountaineers
  • Energizer (39143-UL): Flashlights ($10) benefit the American Hiking Society
  • Princeton Tec (49025-UL): Vizz headlamps benefit Big City Mountaineers 
  • Crazy Creek (53007-UL): Chairs ($20) benefit the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

Our last giveaway is happening at our booth (42105-UL) at 11 a.m. on Thursday. We're raffling off a gift certificate for Danner boots, a few pairs of Farm to Feet socks, and SNEWS swag.

  • Native Planet (24157-SL): Socks benefit Rivers of Recovery, a program that focuses on rehabilitation of combat veterans suffering with PTSD, minor Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI), stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Chill Angel Luxury Merino Wool (24183-SL): Pajamas on sale for 50 percent off benefit the Humane Society
  • Mountain Khakis (49014-UL): Apparel benefits MK Fund partner, Catawba Lands Conservancy
  • Ruffwear (33027-UL): Aira Blanket ($30) and The Lunker™ Toy ($10) benefit The Conservation Alliance
  • BOCO Gear (53031-UL): Technical Trucker Hats benefit The Conservation Alliance
  • Outdoor Research (42023-UL): Alpenglow and Towers Trucker Caps ($10) benefit The Conservation Alliance
  • Grabber (51000-UL): Cooling Magic Cool Personal Cooling Towel (2 for $5) benefits The Conservation Alliance
  • Nuun (30019-UL): Nuun Hydration 4-Pack benefits The Conservation Alliance
  • Toad&Co (39022-UL): Assorted men's and women's styles benefit The Conservation Alliance
  • Cusa Tea (51059-UL): Pro deal boxes ($5) benefit the Access Fund
  • Adventure Medical Kits (39080-UL): All products are on sale 
  • Deuter (37055-UL): Backpacks ($40)
  • Sunday Afternoons (51073-UL): Artist series hats


Mountain Khakis sale sign at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market

The 22 best sales on Day 4

If you're roaming around the show floor on Sunday, stop by these booths for to support outdoor causes and snag some awesome deals while supplies last. Alpine Provisions (49002-UL): 50 percent off with the code "WINTEROR2018" at American Alpine Club more


Day 2: Don't miss these 5 events

1. The Conservation Alliance Breakfast 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency, 650 15th St.: Renowned author Timothy Egan's presentation will put the current battle over America’s public lands in historical context, tracing their path from Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump. This more

Somebody holding a bottle of Brew Dr. Kombucha on a mountain

Day 2: Make time for these 4 events

1. Conservation Alliance Breakfast: Bears Ears and the Battle for the American West 7 to 9 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency: Aaron Huey, National Geographic photographer, Stanford Media Designer, and founder of, will share his images and stories from his most recent more

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The best of the best

A Grassroots Outdoor Alliance award is a very big deal. The group, which is a consortium of 64 independent outdoor specialty retailers and 68 vendor partners, represents the best of specialty retail. The awards, which will be given out on June 13, 2018 on night one of the more


4 can't miss things to do on Day 4

Join SNEWS for coffee! 9-11 a.m. at booth #42105-UL Come say hello over a cup of fresh-brewed from Kuju Coffee, grab a snazzy SNEWS BUFF when you sign up for our newsletter, and chat with the editors about stories you want to see on SNEWS. Meet reality TV adventurer 10-11 a.m. more

Person sitting at the end of a dock facing mountains

Day 3: Don't miss these 4 events

1. Mental Health in the Outdoors 10 to 11 a.m. at The Camp, Booth #32005-UL: Mental health affects one out of four people in the U.S. What does this look like in the outdoor industry? How does playing outside affect our lives and/or create a place of healing. Join this panel more

Colorado metal artist Lisa Issenberg made the Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards.

Day 1: Put these 4 events on your calendar

1. Industry Breakfast - Retail Isn't Dead: Optimism in the Age of Ecommerce 7 to 8:45 a.m. at the Colorado Convention Center – Mile High Ballroom: Kick off Outdoor Retailer Winter Market with free breakfast with a side of retail knowledge from Outdoor Industry Association. more

A group of volunteers pose during the Granite Gear summer 2017 trash cleanup in Salt Lake City.

Day 0: Don't miss these 4 kick-off events

1. The "Urban Adventures" Demo Experience 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Confluence and Commons Parks: Try before you buy at the demo day set in a new urban environment along the Cherry Creek and South Platte River, within walking, biking, and free shuttle distance from all points more

Women speaking on a panel in the Camp area of Outdoor Retailer

Day 3: Make time for these 5 events

1. Camber Outdoors Thought-Leader Keynote 7 to 9 a.m. at the McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W. Colfax Ave.: Speakers Steve Rendle, chairman and CEO of VF Corporation, and Rue Mapp, CEO and founder of Outdoor Afro, will lead a talk about diversity and being purpose-led more