BACKPACKER Reader Reporter Team Summer Outdoor Retailer Show 2013

We're taking four readers to the biggest outdoor show of the year so they can seek out the coolest gear.
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BACKPACKER Reader Reporter Team

Summer Outdoor Retailer Show 2013

Meet the Team

Updates from the Show

Day 3 (Friday): Tools for the Trail

  • Jon navigates the latest in GPS technology
  • Evan investigates the newest togs for happy toes
  • Whit finds her ideal multitool and watch
  • Shey scopes new hydration systems and bottles

Day 2 (Thursday): Things to Wear

  • Whit finds accessories that add flair
  • Jon rounds up the latest in shells, hard and soft
  • Shey compiles the perfect trail outfit
  • Evan feeds his vest addiction

Day 1 (Wednesday): Core Gear

  • Evan tries out newfangled sleeping bags
  • Shey zeroes in on the perfect pack
  • Jon rests easy in three ultralight tents
  • Whit gets fired up about the latest stoves and cookware

Day 0 (Tuesday): Open Air Demo at Pineview Reservoir

  • Whit learns the basics of fly fishing
  • Evan hunts for treasure and falls off a log
  • Shey tracks down the wackiest ways to get around
  • Jon makes a splash with stand-up paddleboards (SUP)

Preshow Reports: Meet the Testers

  • Outdoor Retailer Summer 2013: Meet Shey Kiester
  • Outdoor Retailer Summer 2013: Meet Evan Pederson
  • Outdoor Retailer Summer 2013: Meet Jon Bausman
  • Outdoor Retailer Summer 2013: Meet Whit Vogel

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