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Massive Must-Haves Gear Giveaway!

By on June 16, 2017

Did you catch my recent post, 10 Must-Have for PCT Hikers? Here, you will find 10 of my favorite gear items. These are things I carry in my own pack to ensure that I’m properly equipped for backcountry living—and help improve my enjoyment and comfort on trail and in camp. This list includes products that range from hiking essentials to a few luxury items. All of them are affordable, lightweight and definitely improve life on the trail.

We’re Giving It ALL Away!

Thanks to the generous donations of all 10 brands included in our feature, we’re giving away TWO prize bundles. Both bundles will include a Scrubba Wash Bag, X-Brew Coffee Filter, Bugs Away Bandana, Day Tripper first aid kit, Fillo Elite pillow, Tenacious Tape and a tasty trail snack. One grand prize winner will also receive an Ursack food bagTrail Shot water filter and Segsac stuff sack. Wow!

Enter for Your Chance to Win!

Wanna get your hands on one of these great bundles of hiking loot? Entering is easy. Just click on the entry form below, follow the simple instructions, and collect points in the drawing. On July 10 we’re drawing two lucky winners to collect these awesome prize packages—just in time to pack it up and hit the trail!

You Can Score All This!

 

 


GEAR UP: 10 Must-Haves for PCT Hikers


Thanks to the sponsors of the Must-Haves Gear Giveaway!


OFFICIAL RULES: No purchase necessary to enter to win. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning. Up to five (5) entry points per person. Duplicate entries will be voided. Void where prohibited by law.

One (1) grand prize winner will be chosen at random via Gleam. Winner will receive one (1) each of the following items: Ursack, MSR Trail Shot Water Filter, Scrubba Wash Bag, NEMO Fillo Elite Pillow, Gobi Gear Segsac, ExOfficio Bugs Away Bandana, Sea to Summit X-Brew Coffee Filter, Adventure Medical Day Tripper Kit, Gear Aid Tenacious Tape, and Alpine Aire snack item. ($320 total value).

One (1) runner-up winner will receive one (1) each of the following items: Scrubba Wash Bag, NEMO Fillo Elite Pillow, ExOfficio Bugs Away Bandana, Sea to Summit X-Brew Coffee Filter, Adventure Medical Day Tripper Kit, Gear Aid Tenacious Tape, and Alpine Aire snack item. ($170 total value.)

Deadline to enter is July 8, 2017, 11:59pm PST. This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. Entrants must be 18 years or older and have valid email and shipping addresses. Winner(s) will have 48 hours to respond with valid email and shipping addresses or a new winner(s) will be selected at random.

Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted. Prizes are courtesy of Ursack, MSR, Scrubba, NEMO, ExOfficio, Sea to Summit, Adventure Medical, Gear Aid and Alpine Aire, and will be fulfilled by PCT: Oregon.

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

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  1. Reply

    Shay

    June 16, 2017

    A good pack and my Sawyer mini. : ) Thanks for the give-away contest fun. Hoping to pick up your Oregon PCT book soon. : )

  2. Reply

    Renee Slembarski

    June 16, 2017

    My must have piece of gear is my tent, my trusty Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1, which I hiked all of the AT, and most of the PCT with — truly my home away from home! Thanks for the contest fun 🙂

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 16, 2017

      I love that tent! Def one of my favorites, too! Cheers!

  3. Reply

    HelenC

    June 16, 2017

    A good attitude!

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 16, 2017

      Absolutely!

  4. Reply

    Donna Butera

    June 16, 2017

    Sleeping bag/quilt

  5. Reply

    Sean MacDonald

    June 16, 2017

    Boots and great
    socks

  6. Reply

    Sky McEwen

    June 17, 2017

    My pillow! A good nights sleep is so important.

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 17, 2017

      I agree!

  7. Reply

    Laura Marshall

    June 17, 2017

    My water filter! It let me graduate from day hikes to overnight hikes.

  8. Reply

    Michelle B

    June 19, 2017

    We love our jetboil. A good hot cup of coffee in the morning is the best thing to start the day with.

  9. Reply

    Katrina Lee

    June 19, 2017

    Must have my old school tea infuser and loose leaf tea! Ok not really a necessity but so warm and perfect at the end of the day!

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 19, 2017

      IMO, comfort items are def a necessity! I never hike without my ul camp chair!

  10. Reply

    Abigail Olson

    June 19, 2017

    My favorite piece of gear is my MSR Pocket Rocket. I love how small and compact it is and yet it can boil water in only a few minutes. It allows me to have coffee without using much of my fuel,

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 19, 2017

      I agree—that is a great stove!

  11. Reply

    Lily

    June 19, 2017

    My must have item is definitely a water bladder, to make hydration easy!

  12. Reply

    Nancy

    June 19, 2017

    Good fitting shoes and socks. If my feet aren’t happy, I’m not happy.

  13. Reply

    Amber Santos

    June 19, 2017

    As a necessity, I pack my Katadyn Hiker microfilter. A more frivolous item I like to pack is my eno hammock. It’s nice to get the feet off the ground after a long hike!

  14. Reply

    Heather S

    June 20, 2017

    My Serac hammock, hands down! Thanks for the super RAD giveaway!

  15. Reply

    Erin77

    June 20, 2017

    This will be my first big hike but the item I am planning on enjoying the most is headlamp with a cozy sleeping bag and my book!

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 21, 2017

      That sounds like a good plan to me!

  16. Reply

    Kelly McCool

    June 20, 2017

    I have to have my hammock. I slim weight other places to afford weight and space for my hammock. It makes everything worth it at the end of the day to sleep up off the ground.

  17. Reply

    sher

    June 21, 2017

    A tarp for more space

  18. Reply

    Brent S

    June 21, 2017

    coffeeeeeeee….otherwise, nothing ever happens!

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 21, 2017

      Ha ha ha! I know the feeling!

  19. Reply

    Alyce Poalillo

    June 22, 2017

    My 2 required pieces of gear are a good hat with lots of coverage and a good pair of comfortable sturdy shoes.

  20. Reply

    Barb J

    June 22, 2017

    I have not yet (still gathering courage and gear) ventured into overnighters, but for day hikes, I must have my darn tough socks, my camelbak backpack and black cherry cliff bloks.

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 22, 2017

      I love my Darn Tough socks!

  21. Reply

    Chrissy madgwick

    June 23, 2017

    My salomon trail runners.

  22. Reply

    Kelly McBride

    June 23, 2017

    The good ol Swiss Army knife

  23. Reply

    Chairle

    June 24, 2017

    Moleskin !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. Reply

    Mary T

    June 24, 2017

    I am never without my little compass.

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      June 25, 2017

      Ten Essentials! Good for you! Can’t even tell you how many hikers I meet that don’t even carry a map!

  25. Reply

    Roger Morris

    June 25, 2017

    A good first aid kit

  26. Reply

    Alex Volzer

    June 29, 2017

    Mosquito netting for my bed.

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      July 1, 2017

      Yeah, you’re going to need that this season!

  27. Reply

    Nora Pallotta

    June 29, 2017

    I tend to get really cold, especially at night, so having a 10* Halo Sleeping bag changed my life. I was previously using a 30* bag and freezing, even in the summer.

    Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

  28. Reply

    Jared Watson

    June 29, 2017

    Coffee, I can hike naked if I have too, but not without the coffee.

  29. Reply

    Debby Bonds

    July 1, 2017

    Spirit of adventure and good Coffee!!

  30. Reply

    Shanda

    July 1, 2017

    We love our inflatable solar lantern. It charges while we hike and is super lightweight.

  31. Reply

    Tabitha Atkinson

    July 5, 2017

    I definitely wouldn’t hit a trail without my super comfy waterproof hiking boots and my camera.

  32. Reply

    Ronni Wilde

    July 5, 2017

    My little coffee system: fresh ground beans that I grind just before I leave for the trip, a small Melita brewing filter with paper filter inside, little Mini Moo packets for creamer and Sugar in the Raw packets. And of course my Sawyer mini for the water and my Etekcity mini camping stove to boil the water. Perfect way to get me going!

    • Reply

      Eli Boschetto

      July 5, 2017

      Sounds like you could really use the X-Brew! Good luck!

  33. Reply

    Dubs Malone

    July 7, 2017

    My pillow!

  34. Reply

    Brandon Sparks

    July 8, 2017

    My must have piece of gear is the life straw all the way..

  35. Reply

    MM6

    July 8, 2017

    My Sawyer Squeeze. Can’t go anywhere without a good filter.

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