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The application process to participate in the 2022 French Outdoor Awards has come to a close. Without missing a step, learn all about the 30 candidates selected this year.


The finalists include 30 products and/or services:

  1. AEngie TV – AEngie TV: A service and app that provides event organizers with real-time, interactive social-media and social TV coverage.
  2. AR 1 – Altitude Eyewear:  Augmented reality sunglasses.
  3. K-IP – API-K: The freedom to enjoy outdoor sports anywhere and everywhere with our new high-precision GPS beacon.
  4. NEO BT PRO – Arva: Our new high-end avalanche transceiver combines performance and connectivity with an 80m search strip width and Bluetooth technology.
  5. JetCycle Max – JetCycle: Fly, glide, and pedal your heart out on water. Designed with foils, this sustainable watercraft is 100% human powered.
  6. Original Ruck LTD JKT – LAFUMA: Our waterproof hiking jacket designed with a stretch mesh lining is made through the creative reuse process known as upcycling.
  7. ONSEN Onbuhimo baby carrier – MeroMero: A minimalist, extremely lightweight, and compact baby carrier for active parents in search of both outdoor and urban adventures.
  8. Grepon Carbon Pro Gore-Tex – Millet: The lightest fully insulated mountaineering boot on the market.
  9. Ubic 40 – Millet: A multipurpose, versatile backpack made entirely with recycled materials.
  10. Qaou Béluga – Qaou: The first ever multipurpose tent, and made entirely with recycled, dye-free materials.
  11. Short Sherpa – Wise: No need for a hydration pack when you wear these ingenious trail running shorts!
  12. Trekking Ultra Cool Linen – Therm-ic: Hiking socks that keep your feet dry.
  13. Trekking Temperate – Therm-ic: Innovative double-layer socks made with natural fibers.
  14. Liverun – LiveTrail: This innovative app tracks athletes whenever they head outdoors for a run.
  15. 864 Drop Evolution – Cimalp: With our innovative “Drop Control” design, these trail running shoes let runners choose just the right drop.
  16. Flashlock Modulo poles – Guidetti: Our Flashlock Modulo design means modular and repairable hiking and trail running poles.
  17. Ptarmigan Hiking Pant – Lagoped: Our heavy-duty hiking pant is made with recycled materials and manufactured in Europe.
  18. EVOlution range – Oklö: One new bike frame, eight different cargo bikes in the range based on the cargo rack you choose.
  19. 2 Seconds EASY tent – Quechua: The freedom to go wherever you want whenever you want with this easy to set up and take down tent. Quick and easy is the name of the game.
  20. On Piste – Rossignol: The On Piste app takes you to the right place at the right time.
  21. Trilogy Edge Aircore HD  – Millet: This extremely lightweight, insulated, and breathable windbreaker jacket offers an amazing warmth-to-weight ratio, even when wet.
  22. Mechanix Coldwork Mid-Weight: Heated outdoor gloves equipped with Clim8’s smart heating system technology.
  23. Minimal Editions / Undyed – Forclaz (Decathlon): An eco-designed, dye-free, no-compromise backpacking sleeping bag.
  24. Dynovation – Forclaz (Decathlon): No need for batteries with this self-sufficient headlamp. Light up the dark wherever you want, whenever you want!
  25. Mountain 2022 – Gignoux: Our carbon-fiber ski touring boot designed for downhill performance.
  26. Long sleeve Proclimb² T-shirt : This technical and comfortable t-shirt is made with an eco-designed fabric.
  27. Trilugik – Lugik (Decathlon): Modular sleds for the entire family.
  28. Ski Rack – Yuba bikes: A ski rack designed for Yuba cargo bikes. 
  29. MTN Skis & Boots – Salomon: Our latest, sustainable range of ski touring boots and skis.
  30. D-Tour 30 E2 – Millet: This new avalanche airbag backpack focuses on safety, with a removable safety pouch. It also includes a lighter and more compact Alpride E2 electric avalanche airbag.

Product tests and award selection by judges:

Winners will be selected on January 15, 2022, in Chamonix.

Four awards are up for grabs: the Innovation Award, the Startup Award, the Sustainability Award, and the Digital Award. Join us in Chamonix to test the products and services vying to win an award and share your feedback with contending brands.

Test gear and apps on three different courses:

  • Ski touring
  • Hiking
  • Trail running on snow

You will have the chance to test the products in real-world conditions and with instruction from professionals. Don’t wait another minute and join us for what will surely be a fantastic day to enjoy outdoor sports: Register here

For more information, please feel free to contact Victor.

With support from the  Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region.