What’s the best mountain bike ride in the Rockies? Who has the best Instagram account? Who are the alpine guides you would trust with your life, the most inspiring mountain town personalities, the best gear brands? Where is the wilderness area you go most to get away from it al? What race is on your life list? And where are the best spots to soak it all in after that big day of adventure? The answers, dear readers, are up to you.

It’s time for Best of the Rockies! Elevation Outdoors readers will have the chance to nominate their favorites and vote for the winners of our eighth annual regional awards. Beginning November 25 and ending on December 9, readers can nominate their choices for favorite outdoor businesses, events, people, food/drinks and destinations in the Rocky Mountain Region (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho).

After the nomination period, a second round of voting for the top 5 nominees in each category will begin on Wednesday, December 11, and end on Tuesday, January 7.

Best of the Rockies Awards are the largest and most prestigious outdoor awards in the West. They mean that your business, personality, or destination rose to the top with readers and that recognition resonates with the EO faithful, or at least gives you a cool sign to hang in your window.

Outdoor businesses, athletes, and event directors can rally their supporters to vote using the this social media tool kit.





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