Outdoor Brand of the Year 2015/16

BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2015/16: Our Outdoor Brand of the Year shortlist.




Our Outdoor Brand of the Year shortlist, nominated by outdoors writer Matt Swaine


Superb gear at a good price. Great for travel and adventure and easily technical enough for big days out on British hills. It has a sound ethic to the kit it makes and the projects it supports. www.craghoppers.com


The perfect balance between technicality and price, and specifically designed for use in the UK. Great mix of kit from good-looking jackets and rucksacks to gaiter, hats and gloves. www.berghaus.com


Brilliantly innovative tents by Terra Nova and more wallet-friendly Wild Country are some of the best ways to sleep out in the wild. The super lightweight Laser Ultra tent is famous. www.terra-nova.co.uk


Established by mountaineer Rab Carrington, this company has some of the best mountain-orientated kit in the UK, from waterproof and thermal jackets to shelters and sleeping bags. rab.equipment/uk/


Great clothing that performs excellently everywhere and lasts a lifetime. Wildlife enthusiasts love its green jackets and it has great environmental and ethical credentials. www.paramo-clothing.com