The Best Gear for Backpackers

This week, we posted PCT: Oregon’s holiday gift guide, 10 Must-Haves for PCT Hikers. These are ten great backpacking gear items for long-distance trekkers as well as weekend backpackers. Some of these items are tried-and-true classics. Some are brand new and worthy of being added to every hiker’s pack. If you’re a hiker or backpacker, you should consider putting some of these goodies on your wish list. If you’re shopping for a hiker or backpacker, here’s all you need to know.

Win This Holiday Package of Backpacking Gear!

As a token of appreciation for being selected for this year’s gift guide, Mountain Safety Research (MSR), GSI Outdoors and Point 6 have each donated their featured gear item for a holiday prize package. One lucky PCT: Oregon visitor is going to win all three items! And as an added bonus, we’re also throwing in an autographed copy of the brand new guidebook, Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon. Complete as many tasks as you like on the entry form below. The more tasks you complete, the more entries you receive—and the better your odds at winning!

 Here’s what you can win:

PCT: Oregon Holiday Gear Giveaway

It’s easy to enter for your chance to win this awesome prize package!

PCT: Oregon Holiday Giveaway

Good luck, and Happy Holidays!


OFFICIAL RULES: No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase does not improve your chances of winner. Up to six (6) entry point per person. Duplicate entries will be voided. Void where prohibited by law.

One (1) winner will be chosen at random via Gleam. Winner will receive one (1) MSR Pocket Rocket Stove Kit, (one) 1 GSI Glacier Stainless MicroLite 500 Bottle, one (1) pair of Point 6 PCT Crew Socks, and one (1) copy of Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon ($150 total value). Deadline to enter is December 15, 2016, 11:59pm PST. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. Entrants must be 18 years or older and have a valid email and a shipping address.

The winner will have 48 hours to respond with a valid email address and shipping address or a new winner will be selected at random. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted. Prizes are courtesy of Mountain Safety Research (MSR), GSI Outdoors, Point 6 and PCT: Oregon, and will be fulfilled by PCT: Oregon.

Facebook Disclaimer: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

3 thoughts on “PCT: Oregon’s Holiday Gear Giveaway”

  1. Hi Eli! I just wanted to share that the Google+ link to share didn’t work for me but I did tweet and share on FB. Not sure why it didn’t give me entries for those steps. Also, the tweet is a little long so I had to edit it. 🙂

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