ENO Wins Best Local Gear Brand in Best of the Blue Ridge Awards

Best of the Blue Ridge Outdoors is the most well-known outdoor award in the Southeast, and ENO is honored to be named Best Local Gear Brand in 2023. 
Friends relaxing outside in portable camp chairs and two person hammock near campfire. Best of the Blue Ridge Award logo is visible.

 "ENO single-handedly changed how we relax outdoors." - Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine


Each year readers of the popular publication Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine have a chance to vote for their local favorites. From gear manufacturers to experience providers and brands to events, the annual Best of the Blue Ridge Awards is the most well-known outdoor award in the Southeast. 

Unlike other awards, it is led by its readership. The Best of the Blue Ridge Awards has its readers submit nominations for each category ranging from best local festival to best lodging. The front runners from each category are then voted on by the public, pulling in over 200,000 votes this year.

"We were elated to hear that we were nominated alongside such iconic brands in the Southeast," noted ENO's Marketing Director, Anna Rawlins. "To be recognized as the best local gear brand among them was astounding."

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine has been the definitive guide to all things outdoors in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast for the past 27 years. It is distributed from Pennsylvania to Georgia, and covers the region’s best destinations for adventure, as well as the latest outdoor recreation trends, gear, and culture.

Founded in 1999 and based in Asheville, N.C., Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO) is the leader in creating responsibly made hammocks and hammock accessories to help you explore, connect, and relax. ENO distributes its products online, at specialty outdoor retailers across the nation, and in over 13 countries. As a bluesign® System Partner, ENO is proud to be committed to the journey of building more sustainable and responsibly made products, and to partner with an exemplary network of nonprofit organizations as a 1% for the Planet member.

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