Gear Gifts Giveaway 2021! Win over $1,700 in Prizes

We have partnered with 8 incredible brands for some first-class gear gifting!

Win over $1,700 in prizes! There will be two winners, First and Second Place. Enter with your email address, name, zip code, and age, and earn many additional entries by sharing with your friends, following participating brands on Instagram, and completing our Backpacker Type survey! The giveaway will run from December 9-16, 2021.

Enter the Giveaway below, and while you wait to see if you won, check out some of our best outdoor guides.

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Gear Gifts Giveaway Prizes

First Place

Appalachian Gear Company – All-Paca Fleece Hoodie

Ignik – Gas Growler Delux

Kula Cloth – Kula Prize Bundle

Montem Outdoor Gear – Ultra Light Set of Poles + $30 Gift Voucher

ReadyWise – Adventure Meal Favorites Kit + 2 Day Adventure Bag

Survival Frog – LifeShield® All-in-One Bug Out Bag + 6 Survival Kits

Best Hiking Boots


Second Place

Appalachian Gear Company – All-Paca Sleeping Bag Liner

GoBros – $200 Gift Card

Ignik – Heated Seat Cover + Week-Long Warm Multi-Pack

Kula Cloth – Kula Prize Bundle

Montem Outdoor Gear – Hydro Packable Rain Jacket

ReadyWise – Adventure Meal Favorites Kit + 2 Day Adventure Bag

Tenkara USA – Complete Fishing Set: HANE™ Rod + Kit Affiliate Policy: This post contains affiliate links, which help fund our website. When you click on the links to purchase the gear we get a commission, and this goes a long way to creating guides, gear reviews, and other excellent content.

Arthur McMahon

Arthur loves to walk. It's as simple as that. He believes walking is the best way to experience the world. Thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail was his first backpacking foray, and he hasn't stopped since. Follow his adventures and stories on Instagram.

96 responses to “Gear Gifts Giveaway 2021! Win over $1,700 in Prizes

    1. Nancy T.says:

      [email protected]

    2. judy leesays:

      Could use all these tools for JMT this year

      1. Clarence Holt Jr.says:

        I don’t get to hike and camp nearly as much I used to because of age and knee and back issues sometimes, but I still have a deep love of the hills and mountains here in western NC.

    3. This is the kind of gear that encourages movement.

    4. Sasikumarsays:

      Very excellent

  1. Anthony Pooresays:

    470 Oakley Drive Crossville TN 38555

  2. Jeff Carpentersays:

    Sounds good

  3. Jim Mootssays:

    Looking forward to be getting this new web site !

  4. Jim Mootssays:

    Always have had a strong interest in outdoor gear of all types cant wait to here what other people think

  5. Marcos martinezsays:


  6. Vel Alahansays:

    I walk 5 miles a day minimally.

  7. Looks like I’ll be pushing some snow this year at my new home in the woods of P.A. Can use some nice warm items to keep me warm!!!!

  8. The Hoodie is a fantastic product ….I’m getting more attached to it each time I wear it .

  9. Renee Rousseausays:

    Inspiring adventures and inspirational products!

  10. Adam Jamessays:

    Love the designs!

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  12. John Renniesays:


    1. Love the Kula mission and spirit! It fills my heart with glee to receive your personal notes with my orders. Thank you for being you! All of you at Kea and the artists that make it even more special. ❤ Rae

  13. Linda Laniersays:

    Would love to win a giveaway. Could use anything.

  14. andrew connellysays:

    i love hiking and backpacking – just being in nature is glorious. Thx for all your content – greatly appreciated

  15. Ha HOO What a possible great win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. Roy Dusenberysays:

    Not Required

  17. James Lokaysays:


  18. a nice contest to enter

  19. DON BANCROFTsays:

    Thanks for the chance to win some great prizes. I’m in a nursing home and not sure if or when I’ll get out but I’d like to win things that I could gift to a few other residents, some staff members and the smart, hardworking and cute nurse that I’ve been madly in love with for over two years :o) She’s a single mom and unfortunately half my age named Daisy, mi diosa I’d say.
    Take care of yourself and don’t get too old.

  20. Zachary Workssays:

    Hello! I’m Zach Works, I’m 34 yrs old. My zip code is 28787. I’m an outdoor enthusiast and enjoy everything from hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking, and trail running!

  21. Jay Isleysays:

    I enjoy reading this newsletter.
    I am a 46 year old hiker and have been a walker/hiker all my life.

    1. Bensays:

      Happy trails! ✌️

    2. Chucksays:

      I like my bass boat may be on water all weekend

  22. Pete Andersonsays:

    Great looking prizes!!!

  23. […] Over $1,700 in prizes from the following brands: Appalachian Gear Company, GoBros, Ignik, Kula Cloth, Montem Outdoor Gear, ReadyWise, Survival Frog and Tenkara USA. Two winners. […]

  24. Great advice and products to help people live better

  25. Bruce Damaltsays:

    I’m 69 and still love the outdoors !

  26. jeff cloughsays:

    great prizes very generous!

  27. myron shafersays:

    great sweeps

  28. would be great to win!

  29. Brinda Calkinssays:


  30. Stephen Capela Jrsays:

    The backpacker site is great!

  31. Great prizes Thank you!!

  32. Lynn Mungersays:

    These prizes are top quality! Wonderful gear!

  33. John Nicholassays:

    There is something about being outdoors that transforms your experience of life. Being surrounded by nature makes it so much easier to “be here now”.

  34. Anita Gallowaysays:

    would love to get out and hike

  35. could use some better gear

  36. Carlsays:

    Merry Christmas

  37. hi there im not a camper no more as a old lady of 83 i do contests to give to my sons which is a blessing to me Merry Christmas to all .cheers Rosa

  38. Britanysays:

    I could really use these items! They sound amazing! Merry Christmas!

  39. use for family camping trips

  40. STEFANO GATTIsays:

    oggetti favolosi…

  41. I love getting out and experiencing real nature. The sights and sounds make me feel alive!

  42. David M. Jonessays:

    This stuff looks great, Thanks for the opportunity to win it.


    looking forward

  44. So excited about this giveaway! What a cool Christmas surprise it would be!

    Katy Savolskis
    Age: 40

    (email below)

  45. Diane Solomonsays:

    Glee I’m in a festive mood to get back into the out of doors. Lungs improved with all the local activity I’ve been doing, now time to take it to a higher level with some new gear winnings.

  46. Diane Solomonsays:

    [email protected]
    Diane Solomon
    Tres bien

  47. Naomi Lindsteinsays:

    Nice prizes, we sure would love these.

  48. Sarah Pickeringsays:

    Always the most interesting giveaways

  49. Robert Raizorsays:

    Thank you for all the great giveaways and all the good work you do Merry Christmas.

  50. Would love to win these prizes.

  51. Thomas Belchersays:

    Will be fun

  52. Denise Birdsongsays:

    I love the articles. So helpful!!

  53. sally martinsays:

    What a way to jumpstart the 2022 mountaineering season. Motivated!

  54. Great! I can go with the right gear.

    1. Come take me away. Outstanding. In nature that’s how you have to roll

  55. I need / want it all for myself andvto share with others.

  56. Steve Hagersays:

    Love the variety of cool stuff and from some great companies. Thanks for the opportunity!

  57. Love the Kula mission and spirit! It fills my heart with glee to receive your personal notes with my orders. Thank you for being you! All of you at Kea and the artists that make it even more special. ❤ Rae

  58. Norma Joyce Jenkinssays:

    I am a senior citizen trying to get my strength back after An awful bout with Covid winning this would give me the tools that I need

  59. John McCardellsays:

    This is AWESOME and would make for some great outdoor adventuresZ!

    1. It’s a great day to be live.

  60. Amy Downssays:

    Great in cold weather! Hope I win!

  61. Carlsays:

    Ready to climb

  62. I am 78 cant weigh to get outside and go to the mountains hiking hunting ,fishing and camping.This giveaway would make an old man very happy if I won something.

    Merry Christmas to you all.


    1. I am getting old but still have spunk &get up and go.

    2. bill hensleysays:

      im only 73 but totally agree

  63. kelly colemansays:

    i am looking forward to the items if i am selected as a winner. merry christmas to you

  64. Would love to win this year most of any year ever. I love backpacking especially after my kids moved to Colorado, I don’t have many years left to backpack, love enjoying time with the grandkids especially in nature, best of luck to all participants. Going for a diamond trail if I win.

  65. Daniel Boeskensays:

    I mainly fish in my retirement; but still like to hike and camp. My wife isn’t much of a camper; but does like fishing with me. My goal is to become healthier and to travel with my wife. We want to sell our home and move in with my son and his family. I hope this gives us more freedom to travel the country more to explore, hike, fish and camp.

  66. Jayme Cartersays:

    Simply some of the best stuff to experience lasting memories!! Can’t wait…

  67. Janet Ostrowskisays:

    This looks Exciting

  68. Steven Oconnorsays:

    To the springtime

  69. bill hensleysays:

    never win anything but someday

  70. Wendellsays:

    Yeah, if I won first or second, the day it all come in. I’d be out camping for weekend.

  71. Terry Corkransays:

    This would be fantastic to win what great products

  72. Keith Steppsays:


  73. Send me the goods!

  74. Ricky Seatonsays:



  76. Liamsays:

    I could use some of those things for hiking and bird rescues

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