|ReserveAmerica Announces Its Annual Camping Gear Awards; Customers Can Purchase Winning Products Directly from Amazon.com's Camping & Hiking Store|
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2006--ReserveAmerica, the leading camping reservation service in North America, today announced the winners of their annual Camping Gear Awards. In addition and for the first time, ReserveAmerica customers can purchase the winning products directly from Amazon.com's (Nasdaq:AMZN) Camping & Hiking store, which currently sells more than 35,000 camping and outdoor products.
ReserveAmerica's annual award list is developed by the editors of their publications, including The Campfire Chronicle with over one million subscribers, in conjunction with the opinions and feedback of visitors of ReserveAmerica's web site throughout the year.
Featuring 16 categories, including tents, sleeping bags, GPS units and binoculars, this comprehensive list is designed to help the 36.5 million campers in the U.S. select high-quality equipment for the upcoming camping season. In addition to the Gear Awards, ReserveAmerica customers can also use the camping checklist, which allows campers to automatically purchase items on their checklist directly from Amazon.com's Camping & Hiking store.
Outdoor recreation enthusiasts can learn more and purchase products by visiting www.ReserveAmerica.com or www.Amazon.com/camping to learn more.
Top Tents Coleman Sundome Eureka! Tetragon 1610 Sierra Designs Sirius 3 Tent: 3 Season Tent Paha Que The Promontory Kelty Teton 4 - 4-Person Backpacking Tent Columbia 3-Person 7.5 x 7.5 Foot McKenzie Pass Tent Wenger 9' x 9' 4-Person Geneva I Sport Dome Tent Top Camping Grills Coleman Roadtrip Grill LXE Coleman Propane Camp Grill Brunton Raptor Camp Chef The Explorer Camp Chef Pro 60 Weber Propane Gas Go-Anywhere Grill Century 4675 Deluxe Portable Propane Camp Stove Top Backpacks Camelbak Hellion Kelty Sierra Cabela's XPG 5000 Mountainsmith Approach Jansport Endeavor Approach Fox 75+10L Internal Frame Backpack by NEBO Sports (Aztec Blue) Kelty Tioga 5000 (2006) - External Frame Backpack High Sierra Internal Frame Backpacks Dyno 65+10, Cinder/Red Spice/Black Lafuma Extreme 42 Overnight Backpack Top Camping Lighting Coleman Water Beam 2D Floating Flashlight Coleman Wide Beam with Carabiner 2D Flashlight Brunton Glorb LED Century 7210 Double Mantle Lantern Black Diamond Nightray Headlamp (Orange) Coleman Endurance 6 LED Light Top Mountain Bikes Columbia Trailhead Disc 26-Inch Mountain Bike Mongoose Men's 26-Inch E303 Dual Suspension Mountain Bike Jeep Cherokee Classic 26-inch Mountain Bike Dahon Jack 26-Inch Folding Mountain Bike Mobiky Genius Folding Bike Top Canoes/Kayaks Coleman Quest 9'6" Sit-On-Top Kayak with Paddle Stearns Back Country Inflatable Canoe Pelican International Dare Devil Blue 15' Canoe Sevylor Fiji inflatable Kayak with paddle and travel bag Advanced Elements Adventure Kayak Kit Top Camping Sleeping Bags Eureka! Grasshopper Kids Eureka! Copper River Mummy Sleeping Bag Coleman Exponent Northbound 25-Degree Mummy Sleeping Bag Sierra Designs Osage 35 Degree Down Sleeping Bag -- Regular Mountain Hardwear Womens Clouds Rest Sleeping Bag : Down Winter Sleeping Bag Columbia Thunder Scout Marmot Helium EQ Reg Slumberjack Baffin Sleeping Bag Marmot Never Winter Sleeping Bag Top Hiking Boots/Shoes Chaco Water Sandals Men's Lowa Renegade II GTX Mid Women's Merrell Chameleon II Stretch -- Light Brown Teva X-1 Columbia Skamania Pass HI-TEC Altitude IV Plus Merrell Men's Chameleon II Stretch Chaco Women's Z/2 Sandal Men's Timberland Chochorua Trail Kamik Courage Hiking Boots Top Bug Sprays 3M Ultrathon 8hr Protection SC Johnson OFF! Deep Woods Tender Corporation After Bite All Terrain Herbal Armor Deet-Free Repellent Muskol Aerosol Insect Repellent Top Binoculars Brunton Eterna Mid-Size Olympus Outback Steiner Peregrine Nikon Premier LX Series Pentax DCF HR II Celestron Outland LX Canon IS All Weather Top Digital Cameras Canon 18 x 50 IS All Weather Pentax *ist DL Casio EX-S600 Steiner DC500 Digital Camera Celestron Vista Pix Nikon COOLPIX L4 Olympus Stylus 800 Digital Top GPS Units Navman ICN 320 Brunton New Atlas MNS GPS Garmin GPS MAP 76CSx Suunto X9i Wrist GPS Magellane Xplorist 100 North America Top Pop Up Campers Fleetwood Niagara Model-Highlander Series Starcraft XL 36RT Off-Road Viking Clipper Jayco Baja Coachmen Futura Top Fishing Gear Stren Super Braid Line Flambeau Outdoors 3005 Tackle Station Soft Side Bag Flambeau Outdoors 2400ST Fishing Backpack Minn Kota Maxxum Pro Bow-Mount Shimano Clarus Salmon & Steelhead Spinning Rods; Model: CSS-86ML-2 (8' 6", ML) Cannon Sport Troll G. Loomis NativeRun GLX Fly and Spey Rods; Model: FR1207-4 GLX Sage Two-Handed Series 4-Piece Rods Rapala -- Shad Rap -- 5/16 oz. -- Perch Berkley Trilene XT Filler Spools; Pound test: 6 pound; Color: Low-Vis Green Mitchell Acovet Gold Spinning Reel Roddy By Penn 175 Baitcasting Reel Quantum -- Cabo PT 20 Baitcasting Reel Top Coolers Coleman 52-Quart Xtreme Cooler Coleman 82-Quart Ultimate Xtreme Cooler Igloo MaxCold 150-qt. Cooler Igloo -- Max Cold 60 Quart Wheeled Ice Blue/White Coleman 40-qt. Thermoelectric Cooler Top Camping Accessories Ruffwear W.A.G. Bag Grabber Hand/Feet Warmers Silva Ranger 530 Ultra Compass Air Grill Blower Kelty Carport Coleman Portable Skillet Coleman Deck Chair with Table Crazy Creek Sports Chair Camp Chef Cast Iron Dutch Ovens Camp Chef Keg Roaster Katadyn Base Camp MicroFilter Zodi Instant Hot Shower Kestrel Pocket Weather Meter Swiss Army Huntsman Plus Pocket Knife (Red) SmartWool Hiking Light Crew Socks -- Men's Columbia Cloud Haven Packable Pillow
ReserveAmerica is North America's leading camping reservation and campground management solutions provider. ReserveAmerica specializes in complete reservations solutions, stand-alone call center/database management tools, online reservations solutions and park software solutions. The Company manages the largest reservable campsite inventory with partnerships throughout North America. ReserveAmerica is an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq: IACI).
NOTE TO MEDIA: Electronic images of products and the Gear Awards logo are available upon request.
CONTACT: ReserveAmerica John McDonald, 518-885-4282 ext. 5581 jmcdonald@ReserveAmerica.com www.ReserveAmerica.com or Amazon.com Tracy Ogden, 206-266-1379 SOURCE: Amazon.com