Meet the Backpacker Reader Reporter Team

Four lucky Backpacker readers scored a trip to the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, January 18-22, 2012. Meet the lucky reader/reporters!

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Watch their submission videos, and get to know the 2012 BACKPACKER Reader Reporter Team:

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Just what will our reader reporters be covering on the big show floor?

1. Backcountry ski gear/snowboarding/snowshoes
2. Trail Packs (daypacks, backpacking, hydration packs)

1. Survival gear (knives, first aid, survival kits, water filtration, sunscreen, firestarter, etc.)
2. Dog gear
3. Electronics/nav (watches, HR monitors, GPS, beacons, solar chargers)

1. Climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering gear
2. Footwear

1. “What’s BRAND New” (including fabrics/textiles)
2. Shells and insulated garments (down, synthetic, fleeces, including hats, gloves, etc.)