Every year, we look forward to attending the Outdoor Retailer show. This industry-only trade show blends the best elements of REI, Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops, and every other big-box outdoor gear store you've ever been in. The 2017 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (ORSM) is being held in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, from today (July 26th) through this Saturday (July 29th).

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2016 convention center

The OR Show's massive expanse of booths and displays features almost every type of gear you can imagine — backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, fishing poles, climbing equipment, footwear, apparel, knives, tools, watches, water purifiers, and much more. There's even an entire section full of backpacking food and beverages to munch on. We prefer to hit that area around lunchtime. Many of the products at the Outdoor Retailer show aren't even available to the public yet, and are unveiled to the media for the first time on the show floor.

The industry-only nature of this show means it's not open to the general public — but that's what we're here for. Whether you're interested in purchasing some more gear for your next adventure, or you just enjoy keeping an eye on the newest and coolest items the industry has to offer, check out our photo gallery below. You might see something you like.

We'll be at the show until Friday with smartphones in hand, posting photos and video clips of the most interesting gear we spot. Also, be sure to follow @recoiloffgridmagazine on Instagram and our Facebook page if you like what you see.

We like the look of this motorcycle-sidecar combo We like the look of this motorcycle-sidecar combo from @ironandresin. #motorcycle #sidecar #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

We like the look of this motorcycle-sidecar combo from @ironandresin. #motorcycle #sidecar #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@ospreypacks debuted several new additions to its @ospreypacks debuted several new additions to its cycling backpack line at ORSM. This Siskin is a 12L pack with an integrated hydration reservoir and biking-oriented pocket configuration. #ospreypacks #backpack #cycling #mountainbiking #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

@ospreypacks debuted several new additions to its cycling backpack line at ORSM. This Siskin is a 12L pack with an integrated hydration reservoir and biking-oriented pocket configuration. #ospreypacks #backpack #cycling #mountainbiking #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@showerspass gave us a pair of their waterproof so @showerspass gave us a pair of their waterproof socks, which feature a breathable inner membrane. We’re told it repels moisture from the outside but still lets your feet breathe — we’ll try these out and let you know how they work. #socks #boots #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

@showerspass gave us a pair of their waterproof socks, which feature a breathable inner membrane. We’re told it repels moisture from the outside but still lets your feet breathe — we’ll try these out and let you know how they work. #socks #boots #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@goalzero has released an updated version of its S @goalzero has released an updated version of its Sherpa 100 power bank/inverter. It now features two USB-C ports for charging laptops and mobile devices, an OLED screen with adjustable settings and readouts, and an automatic shut-off timer for the inverter. The black area on top is an inductive charging surface for cell phones. #portablepower #USB #powerbank #battery #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

@goalzero has released an updated version of its Sherpa 100 power bank/inverter. It now features two USB-C ports for charging laptops and mobile devices, an OLED screen with adjustable settings and readouts, and an automatic shut-off timer for the inverter. The black area on top is an inductive charging surface for cell phones. #portablepower #USB #powerbank #battery #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@goodtogofoods gave us some samples of their latest dehydrated meal flavors — just add boiling water to the pack for a hot meal. #campingfood #trailfood #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

The new @pteclights Snap is a magnetic 200-lumen l The new @pteclights Snap is a magnetic 200-lumen light that snaps into a headband or bike mount, attaches to a carabiner, or can be stuck directly to a metal surface. Made in the USA. #princetontec #headlamp #biking #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

The new @pteclights Snap is a magnetic 200-lumen light that snaps into a headband or bike mount, attaches to a carabiner, or can be stuck directly to a metal surface. Made in the USA. #princetontec #headlamp #biking #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@barcountrycocktails Pocket Cocktails pouches are @barcountrycocktails Pocket Cocktails pouches are single-serve mixes for use on the trail — just add water and a splash (or several) from your flask. #cocktailhour #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

@barcountrycocktails Pocket Cocktails pouches are single-serve mixes for use on the trail — just add water and a splash (or several) from your flask. #cocktailhour #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

With a hyper-realistic virtual reality outdoor experience, it’s almost like you’re actually outside! #virtualreality #getoutside #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

The PWR from @knog functions as a USB power bank o The PWR from @knog functions as a USB power bank on its own, or it can be attached to one of several flashlight heads for instant illumination. #flashlight #usb #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

The PWR from @knog functions as a USB power bank on its own, or it can be attached to one of several flashlight heads for instant illumination. #flashlight #usb #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@morakniv garberg carbon steel full tang blade #OR @morakniv garberg carbon steel full tang blade #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

@morakniv garberg carbon steel full tang blade #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

The @blackdiamond Storm375 has updated controls an The @blackdiamond Storm375 has updated controls and a new tri-color auxiliary LED — red for General low-light tasks, green for reading topographical maps, and blue for tracking blood trails on nighttime hunts. #headlamp #flashlight #hunting #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

The @blackdiamond Storm375 has updated controls and a new tri-color auxiliary LED — red for General low-light tasks, green for reading topographical maps, and blue for tracking blood trails on nighttime hunts. #headlamp #flashlight #hunting #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

You may already be familiar with the original @sawyerproducts Squeeze filter. The company has created a new Micro Squeeze with the same performance and flow rate in a much smaller package. It’s currently available in bundled kits with Sawyer S1, S2, and S3 foam filters/purifiers, but will be available as a stand-alone item soon. #waterfilter #cleanwater #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

When you gotta go, you gotta go. #naturecalls #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

These @royal_robbins Yosemite boots were made in 1 These @royal_robbins Yosemite boots were made in 1967, and look like they’ve still got some life in them. #boots #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

These @royal_robbins Yosemite boots were made in 1967, and look like they’ve still got some life in them. #boots #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

The @mtnhouse booth is full of freeze-dried grub t The @mtnhouse booth is full of freeze-dried grub that’ll last for decades. #mountainhouse #freezedried #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

The @mtnhouse booth is full of freeze-dried grub that’ll last for decades. #mountainhouse #freezedried #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@powertraveller showed us this prototype of the up @powertraveller showed us this prototype of the upcoming Nighthawk 15. It features a 3350mAh USB power bank, 360-degree lantern function, and flashlight. We’re told it’s expected to be released near the end of 2018 at an MSRP of around $80. #lantern #flashlight #usb #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

@powertraveller showed us this prototype of the upcoming Nighthawk 15. It features a 3350mAh USB power bank, 360-degree lantern function, and flashlight. We’re told it’s expected to be released near the end of 2018 at an MSRP of around $80. #lantern #flashlight #usb #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@yeti backpacks #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival @yeti backpacks #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

@yeti backpacks #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@fjallravenofficial has a wide range of tough outdoor apparel on display at the show. #fjallraven #bushcraft #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

Admittedly, it’s going to be harder to save the Admittedly, it’s going to be harder to save the planet when you’re hypothermic. #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb

Admittedly, it’s going to be harder to save the planet when you’re hypothermic. #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...

@casio_us new gps watch from Casio. #ORSM18 #OutdoorRetailer #survival #camping #hiking #backpacking #bugout #recoiloffgrid #offgridweb ...


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