As you can imagine we get a lot of press releases sent our way and every now and then something catches our eye. The Front Runner – Quick Release Awning Mount is one of those. For those of us who use our rig as DD and certainly everyone who lives in cold climes and can only camp half the year, this is a great idea.


Front Runner – Quick Release Awning Mount$145

With the success and positive feedback from users of the popular Quick Release Tent Mount, Front Runner aimed to create the same convenient and seamless experience for users with the Quick Release Awning Mount. Constructed of durable black powder coated 3CR12 stainless steel, this rattle-free awning mounting system is built to withstand the rigors of off-road travel and unrelenting conditions. The Quick Release Awning Mount is designed to be used with Front Runner Racks and works with all Front Runner Awnings, as well as other popular awning brands.

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For added security and peace of mind, the Quick Release Awning Mount comes with two lockable latches with built-in safety catches. To remove, simply release the two latches and the awning can quickly be lifted and taken away giving users the option to easily remove the awning when not in use. Not only does the mount come with Front Runner’s proven durability and thoughtful design, the kit also includes wall mount brackets for efficiently storing an awning out of the way in a garage space.

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With a record number of people turning to vehicle travel to access the outdoors and recreate, Front Runner’s products provide users with durable and functional solutions for carrying cargo, staying organized, and setting up the ultimate base camp. The Quick Release Awning Mount adds another layer of thoughtful integration to improve the user experience with their Front Runner rack system and provides a great solution for easily installing or removing an awning for different adventures.


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Raised in beautiful but rainy England, Andy moved to the sunny climes of Southern California in 1995 and hasn’t looked back since. Two and half decades working in the outdoor, bike and surf industries has given him a thirst for adventure and living life without a ceiling. When not working on the website, he can be found surfing Californian beaches, or in remote mountain or desert areas, either primitive camping, mountain biking or embarking upon vehicle assisted adventure in the backcountry with one of The Adventure Portal rigs.