2015 Editors Choice

Backpacker 2015 Editor Choice Award Winners

JetBoil MiniMo

JetBoil MiniMo

Shop Jetboil MiniMo

The Jetboil MiniMo Personal Cooking System delivers unmatched simmer control, metal handles, and a low spoon angle for easy eating. It’s not just about boiling, it’s about cooking.


Sea to Summit Comfort Plus

Sea to Summit Comfort Plus

Shop Sea to Summit Mummy|Regular

The Sea To Summit Comfort Plus Insulated sleeping mats with their dual layer construction provide the most effective system for fine-tuning the level of comfort available in any air mattress today.


Princeton Tec SyncPrinceton Tec SyncShop Princeton Tec Sync

Evolving the next generation of the Family series was no easy task for Princeton Tec. Sync allows direct access to a red LED, spot beam, and flood beam by a twist of the power dial.


Gregory Baltoro (mens) and Deva (womens)

Gregory Baltoro & DevaShop Baltoro 65L|75L|85L  Shop Deva 80L

This backpack’s secret sauce combines trail-dominating Response A3 suspension technology giving it dynamic load balancing in tough terrain plus a trim design that feels perfectly sized for long winter weekends, warm-weather multi-stagers, and shorter backcountry excursions.


Outdoor Research Deviator Hoody

Outdoor Research Deviator HoodyShop Men’s|Women’s

Combining cutting-edge fabric and Polartec Alpha insulation technologies with our Hybrid Mapped construction ensures the lightly insulated Outdoor Research Deviator Hoody provides the perfect amount of air permeability and warmth where each is needed most.


Snow Peak GigaPower Stove

Snow Peak GigaPower StoveShop GigaPower Stove

The Snow Peak GigaPower Manual Ignition Stove is one of the lightest canister stoves in the world. This compact stove can boil a liter of water in just under 3 minutes by spitting out 10,000 BTUs while using the SnowPeak GigaPower Fuel.


Mountain Hardwear HyperLamina Spark

Mountain Hardwear HyperLamina Spark Sleeping BagShop HyperLamina Spark

Highest performance synthetic bag on the market. Thermally mapped insulation and half-length center zip maximize efficiency. Engineered to be the lightest and warmest synthetic bag on the market.


Sea to Summit X Pot

Sea to Summit X PotShop X Pot

Cooking pots can be the most bulky and awkward items to fit into your pack. The four sizes of X-Pots are collapsible, fully featured cooking pots that combine the heat-distribution of aluminum with the flexibility of silicone.


Nemo Equipment SonicNemo Equipment Sonic Sleeping BagShop Sonic

The Sonic series of sleeping bags are built to put a smile on your face when the cold weather is keeping most people out of the mountains. We’ve used all the best ingredients of high-end fabrics and 850 fill power goose down insulation paired with stretch construction at the knees for side sleeping.


Osprey Atmos AG (mens) and Aura AG (womens)

Osprey Atmos AG & Aura AG PacksShop Atmos AG 50L|65L  Aura AG 50L|65L

The Osprey Atmos AG and Aura AG introduces the Anti-Gravity suspension system to a new line of ventilated backpacks. This 3D suspension system contours your body providing seamless comfort allowing the user mobility with ease on any multi-day backpacking trip.

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