2021 Hit the Trail Giveaway! $1,800+ in Prizes

We have partnered with 9 incredible brands to give you first-class gear for hitting the trail this spring!

Win over $1,800 in prizes! There will be two winners, First and Second Place. Enter with your email address, name, zip code, and age — 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 March 25th 2021 at 6am PST through April 1st 2021 at 11:59 PST.

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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Hit the Trail Giveaway Prizes

First Place

Cornbread Hemp $100 Gift Card

Klymit  +  Kogalla  + OnX Backcountry

+ Rawlogy  +  Readywise + SPLICE clothing +

+ Superfeet $100 Gift Card  +  WANDRD

Backpackers.com Adventure Badge Stickers (2 of your choice!)

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Second Place

Cornbread Hemp $100 Gift Card

Klymit  +  Kogalla  + OnX Backcountry

+ Rawlogy  +  Readywise 

+ Superfeet $100 Gift Card  +  WANDRD

Backpackers.com Adventure Badge Stickers (2 of your choice!)


Backpackers.com 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 is Editor of Backpackers.com. He loves to walk. It's as simple as that. Whether it be in the mountains, on the beach, or along the city streets — 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. He and his wife now regularly travel into the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest seeking new trails to hike. Follow his personal adventures and stories at betterhiker.com and on Instagram.

59 responses to “2021 Hit the Trail Giveaway! $1,800+ in Prizes

  1. Ferran Garcia Creixsays:

    I really like the mountains, from a very young age I do mountaineering, I currently do a lot of nature photography and I also share climbing and high mountains ….

    1. Chris Hansensays:

      I am an avid hunter and backpacker. I am always on the look out for better gear that will make my hunts and hikes more enjoyable and comfortable.

  2. theresa kozaksays:

    i have spent time in the woods every day from 12 years old i feel more at home out there then at home i love to get out into the rockies where i live and just explore do not need a trail like to make my own.

  3. Tim Humessays:

    Just interested in quality outdoor gear

    1. Renee Morgansays:

      Thanks for the chance!

    2. Please enter me to win your next prize giveaway…

      1. Hiking is my favorite getaway into nature after working all week in Healthcare and also attending college! Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  4. Xavier Lemonsays:

    I think getting additional entries by following the listed companies is a great idea for you and for me. I learned of some cool products that I can’t wait to see on my feed. The way I typically buy: see something advertised, follow on IG, forget, see an ad, do some research and buy from their IG page. I’m excited to learn of these new to me companies just in time for “getting new gear” season.
    I do tons of affiliate marketing for the outdoor but specifically cycling and bike packing communities – would love to work together.

    Cheers and happy outdooring,

    – @CommonCowboy

  5. Our family loves adventure and the outdoors.

    1. Geoffsays:

      If I could win just once.

  6. Dardee Laynesays:

    Love the outdoors!!!

  7. Looking forward to winning some new gear. Happy travels to all!

    1. Hiking is great for body and soul!

  8. Jerry Rivenbarksays:

    Awesome giveaway! I hope I win, but I know whomever does will definitely enjoy!

  9. It’s great to get outdoors and stay fit at any age.

  10. This is a fantastic opportunity! I love hiking in the mountains, kayaking, and camping. Can’t wait to hit the road, trails, and waters in style this year!

  11. Vikki Psays:

    Great giveaways and thanks! I am always interested in the newest hiking gear.

  12. Shawn Pirtlesays:

    I am outdoors every day, even in the Arizona summers, but I am in need of some new gear. This would be amazing! Best of luck ladies and gentlemen.

  13. It would be nice to win something pnce

  14. Wade Spurlinsays:

    Best of luck k to all.

  15. I am an avid hiker, camper and participate with the scouts

  16. David Capehartsays:

    My wife and I love to hike and camp,photograph the beautiful mountains of NC. Where we live.

  17. ro reedsays:

    Feel in tune with the natural world! x

  18. Martin Burleysays:

    Why are you asking for GDPR consent when the competition is not open to EU citizens?

  19. David Brookssays:

    At 68 years young and having started learning about the great outdoors at about 8 I love the outdoors and camping and hiking my home state of Oregon. Always know my limitations. Always willing to test new equipment, gear, and supplies.

  20. Enjoy the outdoors….

  21. James H Shaffersays:

    51 soon to be 52, started walking rail trails in the area when I was trying to shed weight when I started Keto, lost 175 lbs in nine months and walking the rail train thru wooded area’s kind of got me in to it. now doing rail trails, day hikes, in forest trails and plan to start doing overnight back packing and work my way up to multiday trips. looking forward to getting fresh air and plenty of exercise 🙂

  22. Shana Pazdernik-Henschsays:

    Let’s go hiking!!

  23. Jimmy Enriquezsays:

    I’d like to walk on trails

  24. CorreyHopesays:

    Love it

  25. Ellen Lockhartsays:

    I would love to win!!

  26. Julie A Brudossays:

    Like my grandparents, I enjoy traveling to great places and taking pictures. We need to see and experience our natural places at all times.

  27. […] https://backpackers.com/blog/hit-the-trail-giveaway-2021/ $1800+ in prizes from the following brands: Cornbread Hemp, Klymit, Kogalla, OnX Backcountry, Rawlogy, Readywise, SPLICE clothing, Superfeet and WANDRD […]

    1. Deborah Wilcoxsays:

      I would absolutely love to win this!! I live on the edge of the Ocala National Forest and hike there often. I love to travel and hike often in the mountains of Georgia and North Carolina, as well as in OBX
      I can’t wait to get out there again once vaccinated after being locked down for so very long!

  28. Doni Marseliessays:

    Winning will be cool. I’m an outdoor event photographer for a non profit organization and I also took photos for most of our gear library, one of the brand is Klymit. Coolbeans, thanks for the opportunity.

  29. Mariasays:

    Lets get this!!! I would love it!

  30. Hiking is my favorite getaway into nature after working all week in Healthcare and also attending college! Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  31. Randy Gillespiesays:

    I had my life ripped apart by a drunk driver. My L-4 & L5 are now two pieces of bone. Doctors all say the same. At any time, any place I will lose the use of my legs. I’m wanting to make one more trip up to the mountains I use to when I will visit my Grandfather’s farm. When the work was done I had the rest of the day to adventure everywhere. But the gear I still have in my pack it’s46 years old and has no waist belt to help carry the load. And I have to get something to be able to check in with the Boss. Who says I want to make it so why to spend the money I’m trying to save

  32. Nikkisays:

    Nature provides me therapy. It helps heal my soul and feed my need for adventures! There’s no better place to be on a bad day. Fresh air, birds chirping and the smell of a forest clears my mind!!

  33. March 6,2003 I was hit head-on on my Harley by a Drunk doing 80mph and I almost lost my left leg and have been out of work since then. They spent 8yrs telling my I was going to lose my left leg it was so badly Infected and damaged. Since then I’ve taken up Long Distance Hiking because they told me I couldn’t do it.. Well since then I’ve do a NoBo of the AT and the next year I did a Flip Flop of the AT. I’m not a light weight hiker because I have little to no money on SSDI so I use what I can. After the AT I Solo Canoed the Mighty Mississippi From Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico in a 20yr old Canoe. After That I’ve made 2 attempts to thru hike the PCT and am going to try it again this year. I also made one attempt at the CDT and will someday complete it also !! Me I’m not Afraid of COVID !!! No I’m going to Die Someday In the Great Outdoors with My Mask OFF and My Boots on Enjoying Life !! Everyone needs to Get Out and Take a Hike !! If I win this contest I’ll put all the Great Gear to good use and I’ll be In Heaven .. The Call me Animal and I’ve learned how to really live !!!

  34. Diane Solomonsays:

    No excuses, I just need to win any of this to get me back into the out of doors. I cherish everything that the wilderness has to offer. Been a long time all around outdoors person and in need of updated goods. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the giveaway.

  35. richard schisslersays:

    I would love to win but good luck to entries… Hopefully when covid is over everyone who can and wants to can get outdoors – for whatever activities they enjoy… I would love to get some great outdoor photos-videos.. I also wouldn’t mind getting some soreness for a great cause ion the outdoors-observing nature, the outdoors, the night sky and hopefully clean air and a great environment or area to enjoy…

  36. Love to be out in fresh air an sunshine, walking
    is one of the best exercises, an to be out in nature, the beauty, animals an so much more,
    Nothing can beat it, get out, get happy.

  37. Debra Pattonsays:

    Thank you for the chance to win great gear!

  38. Thomas Coxsays:

    I live about 30 miles from crater lake Oregon. I do a lot of hiking and could really use some good gear. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  39. Billsays:

    Love to walk. It’s as simple as that…exactly!!
    Keep up the great job! Thanks for sharing. Much appreciated! Bill

  40. michael Justicesays:

    Great Giveaway from the best brands out there!..Thanks

  41. Thanks you guys, love the outdoors, these gifts will give me a chance to get out more and enjoy the GREAT OUTDOORS. Lack of the right equipment always keeps you home more. I’m getting out with your gifts.
    HOORAY, HOORAY. Gene Heatwole

  42. I LOVE BACKPACKING AND SPENDING TIME WITH GOD IN THE MOUNTIAN`S FOR WEEKS AT A TIME

  43. Veronica Woodsays:

    I have long been a walker- for exercise, enjoyment, and transportation. But I recently moved across several states to a rural area of Kentucky, adjacent to Lake Cumberland. I am awestruck by the beauty of the wooded areas, and the animal population on my walks across the countryside! At 66 years, I’m aware of the necessity to keep moving to retain functionality as I get older. But in this location, I find hiking more enjoyable than nearly any other pursuits!

  44. The mountain are calling….and life is better from the experience. !!

  45. Sherry Eldridgesays:

    The mountains are calling and I must go.

  46. This Old Man didn’t start hiking until after I almost died in a Motorcycle accident and spent 8yrs fighting to save my left leg ! Now I live on SSDI and hike to Stay Alive … Living on Disability having a chance like this to win gear I need to keep my dreams alive is great !! Thank you for the chance and thank you for all the information you post … I’m always learning thank you !

  47. Dennis E. Coylesays:

    The mountains are scenic and waiting for their “Kodak Moment!”

  48. I think everyone needs 2 b better prepared !!!

  49. YES,YES, I want to win, Thanks!!!!!!!

  50. Good luck everyone!

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