Steiner ShadowQuest Wins Petersen’s Hunting Editor’s Choice Award



GREELEY, Colo. (August 17, 2017) — ( – Petersen’s Hunting awarded Steiner its Editor’s Choice Award for the new ShadowQuest 8×56 binocular.

Steiner ShadowQuest Binocular
Steiner ShadowQuest Binocular

Manufacturers have been receiving this award for best-in-class products for the last eight years. Its an award given to products that embody value, quality, craftsmanship and ingenuity. Hundreds of products in multiple categories are tested by the editors, and the ShadowQuest was the 2017 winner for binoculars.

The new ShadowQuest binocular is the industry’s highest light gathering optic to find and identify game in low light, with 96%+ light transmission. The Diamond Night™ lens coatings increase success rates. This proprietary lens coating formula from Steiner uses rare-earth materials to deliver virtually all available light to your eye, providing clarity in low light scenarios.

“We are honored to receive the Editor’s Choice Award from Petersen’s Hunting for the ShadowQuest,” said Steve Schweitzer, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development. “Our Germany-based engineering team worked hard to create this innovative optic, unparalleled in its light transmission, and to win an award that acknowledges the ShadowQuest abilities, craftsmanship and ingenuity is truly an honor.”

ShadowQuest features:

  • Magnification: 8x
  • Objective Diameter: 56 mm
  • Field of View at 1,000 yards: 441 ft.
  • Sports-Auto-Focus™
  • Close focus: 66 ft.
  • Ergonomic eyecups
  • Weight: 38.45 oz.
  • Waterproof: Submersion to 16 ft.

The ShadowQuest is available in stores now, with an MSRP of $1,199. Find a Steiner dealer near you.

All Steiner riflescopes and binoculars are covered by the Steiner Heritage™ Warranty for the lifetime of the product. We will repair or replace the product at no charge to you if it becomes damaged or defective for any reason other than theft or deliberate misuse. No warranty card needed. No receipt needed. Warranty is fully transferable to future owners.

For 70 years, Steiner has made trusted optics and eOptics for life’s defining moments. The successful pursuit and capture of these moments demands the fast and precise detection, location and identification of a distant objective. Whether the objective is wildlife, a marine bearing, law enforcement suspect or military combatant, Steiner products enhance an individual’s most important sense, vision, so that on land or sea –– Nothing Escapes You.

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