This British manufacturer of high-performance and comfortable outdoor clothing has raced to first place as our reader favourite. Our expert, green travel writer Dixe Wills, says: “Páramo are deserved winners in the Outdoor Brand of the Year category.
“They create fantastic hard-wearing gear and do so while caring for the environment and offering training and employment to some of Colombia’s most vulnerable women.”
Second place: Sprayway
Manchester-based outdoor specialists Sprayway were highly commended by voters for their stylish clothing and equipment for climbing, walking, hiking and general earthy adventures.