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Salomon Quest 30 Pack Wins Outside magazine Gear of the Year Award

The coveted award applauds Salomon's growing presence in the backcountry ski market.

Ogden, UTSalomon, the leader in technical design and innovation in mountain sports, is proud to announce the recognition of its Salomon Quest 30 Pack by Outside Magazine with a Gear of the Year Award. Announced in Outside Magazine’s Fall Buyer’s Guide 2011, the backcountry backpack has been touted as an ultra-light pack with all the options and accessibility necessary for backcountry ski touring.

The Outside Magazine Gear of the Year Award recognizes top gear contributions from the outdoor industry in numerous categories. Salomon’s Quest 30 was singled out among all backpacks for its technical innovation, providing the perfect packing solution for skiers and adventurers in the backcountry.

“We’re thrilled to be recognized for our contribution to the backcountry market segment. With innovation, comfort, functionality and style, we’re pleased that this great solution to our customers is getting such kudos,” says Salomon USA National Sales Manager for Apparel, Dave Nacke. “We’re preparing for a great sell-through season as a result of this award.”

Salomon Quest 30MSRP $125

“Lightweight winter backpack fully designed to provide easy access to skis as well as gear and safety equipment. Perfect stability and comfort for ski touring or any active winter activities.”

Weight: 1110 grams

Volume: 30 liters

Dimensions: 55x22x20 cm

Features: soft contour shoulder straps, adjustable belt with large winter buckle, one main compartment, goggle pocket, two internal side pockets for probe and shovel handle, one zipped belt pocket, one external technical compartment, ice axe carrier, poles carrier, skis carriers on sides

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