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Lancashire PR3 1HJ

Telephone: 01995 605340
Fax: 0871 266 8621
secretary@owg.org.uk

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OWPG Awards for Excellence

Each year the Guild makes literary and photographic awards to its members in recognition of their work during the previous twelve months.

Guidebook

2009: Chris Craggs
2008: Rudolf Abraham
2007: Bill Birkett
2006:

Outdoor book

2009: Fran Halsall receives the award from Kevin Hopkinson, Dalesman Publishing

2008: Ronald Turnbull
2007: Graham Swanson
2006:

Outdoor feature

2009: Rudolf Abraham receives the award from Kevin Freeborn, Crimson Publishing

2008: Chris Townsend
2007: Peter Gillman
2006:

Travel feature

2009: Judy Armstrong receives the award from Catherine Crone, Headwater

2008: David Else
2007: Anthony Toole
2006:

Words and pictures

2009: Jonathan Williams, Cicerone Press, presents the award to Tom Hutton

2008: Terry Marsh
2007: Ronald Turnbull
2006:

Photography

2009: Fran Halsall receives the award from Guild President, Roly Smith, on behalf of Páramor Directional Clothing Systems

2008: Chiz Dakin
2007: Andy Latham
2006:

OWPG Golden Eagle Award

The Golden Eagle Award, an original watercolour painting by Guild member, David Bellamy, is presented to a person who has rendered distinguished or meritorious service to the outdoors.


Marion Shoard receives the Golden Eagle Award from Guild President, Roly Smith

Past recipients were:
2008: Sir Chris Bonington CBE
2007: W. R. 'Bill' Mitchell MBE
2006: Kate Ashbrook and Robin and Sue Harvey
2005: Doug Scott CBE
2004: Sir David Attenborough
2003: Alan Blackshaw and Cedric Robinson MBE
2002: John Cleare
2001: Tom Weir
2000: Irvine Butterfield
1999: Chris Brasher CBE
1998: Alan Mattingly
1997: Dr Rennie McOwan
1996: Walt Unsworth
1995: Ken Wilson

OWG Golden Boot Award

The Golden Boot Award was presented annually to the person or company exhibiting at the COLA Show in Harrogate, voted by the Guild to have made an outstanding contribution to the outdoors. Past recipients were:

1998: Not awarded
1997: Bill Wilkins
1996: Nick Brown (Paramo)
1995: Harvey Maps
1994: Ben Lyon
1993: Gordon Davison/Peter Lockey
1992: Gordon Conyers
1991: Mike Parsons (Karrimor)
1990: Chris Brasher (Brasher Boot Company)
1989: Captain Harrison
1988: Nick Brown (Nikwax)
1987: Conway Trailers Ltd
1986: Buffalo
1985: Robert Saunders
1984: Carrington Performance Fabrics
1983: Berghaus
1982: Phoenix Mountaineering

OWG Crystal Award

The OWG Crystal Award succeeded the Golden Boot Award, and was presented for innovation in the outdoors generally. Past recipients were:

2005:
2004: Lyon Equipment
2003: Not awarded
2002: GoLite
2001: Nextec (Encapsulated Fabrics)
2000: Brasher Boot Company
1999: Perseverance Mills (Pertex)

OWPG Derryck Draper Award

In 2005, the OWG Crystal Award was renamed in memory of its founder member and past Chairman, Derryck Draper.

2009: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir mattress by Cascade Designs

Past recipients of the award were:

2008: Teko socks
2007: Satmap Active 10 GPS system
2006: Steripen

 

The OWPG Awards for
Excellence are sponsored by


Cicerone

Headwater

Paramo


The OWPG SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is sponsored by