The conversation about justice has not stopped and there is still much to be done. And we will help you reward yourself for promoting diversity, inclusiveness, accessibility and justice – for everyone.
We know that we cannot go back to the status quo. Critical lessons about representation and equality – outdoors and beyond – need to take new measures to create a new future.
It is a start. We urge every equipment junkie to help by donating only $ 5 to help organizations do real work to bring about real change.
To thank you for your donations, we're giving a lucky person this incredible kit of equipment worth over $ 2,000 to upgrade their camping kit. The list of brands that have helped is long. Check out the full list of equipment below.
To participate, donate to one of the following charities between June 26 and July 10, 2020 and upload a picture of the receipt to the registration form below. For every $ 5 donated, you will receive entry to the giveaway.
- American Civil Liberties Union:: “The ACLU dares to create a more perfect union – beyond one person, party or side. Our mission is to fulfill this promise of the United States Constitution for everyone and to extend the scope of its guarantees. "
- Outdoor afro: “Outdoor Afro has developed into the leading and most innovative network in the country, which celebrates and inspires black connections and leadership qualities in nature. We help people take better care of themselves, our communities and our planet! Outdoor Afro is a national non-profit organization with leadership networks across the country. With nearly 80 executives in 30 states across the country, we connect thousands of people with outdoor experiences that change the face of nature conservation. Come with us into nature or help us to expand our work so that we can point the way for inclusion in outdoor recreation, in nature and in nature conservation for everyone! "
- Venture out project: “The venture out project has set itself the goal of enabling backpacking and wilderness trips for the queer and trans community in a safe and integrative environment. We also offer extensive inclusion workshops for educators, adventure professionals, summer / day camps and more. "
- Center for Social Inclusion:: “Since 2002, CSI's mission has been to catalyze the community, government and other institutions to reduce structural racial inequalities and achieve equitable results for everyone. We develop and apply strategies and tools to transform our country's policies, practices and institutions and achieve racial justice. "
- NAACP:: “The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) was founded in 1909 in response to ongoing violence against blacks across the country and is the country's largest and most significant civil rights organization. We have over 2,200 units and offices across the country, as well as well over 2 million activists. Our mission is to ensure political, educational, social and economic equality, to eliminate racial discrimination and to ensure the health and well-being of all people. "
The raffle runs until July 10, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CST. The winner will be announced on or around July 16.
Camp Gear Prize Package worth over $ 2,000
Mountain Hardwear Mineral King 3: $ 300
The Mineral King is a very spacious camping tent that is easy to set up and has two large doors for easy entry and exit. The rain fly rolls back and secures itself halfway to watch shadows at night or during the day.
All Mountain Hardwear tents are also flame retardant, making it easier for you to rest when you know you are breathing fresh air instead of toxic chemicals.
See the Mountain Hardwear Mineral King 3
Therm-a-Rest Quest Air 20 degree sleeping bag x 2: $ 520-600
The fully equipped Questar has been selected for backpacking adventures and offers three seasons comfort with Nikwax Hydrophobic Down with 650 fillings.
See Therm-a-Rest Quest Air's 20 degree sleeping bag
Therm-a-Rest Airhead Pillow x $ 2: 90
Designed with the perfect amount of loft and just the right amount of support, the Air Head Pillow helps you drift almost anywhere.
See the Therm-a-Rest Airhead pillow
Thermo-a-Rest NeoAir Topo Pad x 2: $ 290-420
Photo credit: Aly Nicklas
If you are looking for the highest level of comfort that won't fill your backpack, the NeoAir Topo offers 7.6 cm support in a pack-friendly size.
See the Thermo-a-Rest NeoAir Topo Pad
Black Diamond Volt lantern: $ 40
The Volt is a new addition to the Black Diamond lantern line. It is the big brother of the zip lantern and offers 250 lumens of light for every camping situation.
With the ability to operate with an integrated rechargeable lithium battery or three AAs, the Volt is versatile and has an integrated USB charging and discharging port that is perfect for turning on a cell phone in the back country.
See the Black Diamond Volt lantern
Black Diamond Cosmo 250 headlights: $ 30
With 250 lumens of power in a super compact, waterproof body, the Cosmo 250 is perfect for urban adventures and overnight stays in the forest. The new, compact body of the Cosmo is more ergonomic and has a lower profile for a better balance. The updated user interface includes a second switch for easy lens selection.
See the Black Diamond Cosmo 250 headlight
Dragon Eyewear Renew sunglasses: $ 130
Presentation of the Upcycled collection, where style meets sustainability. Each frame consists of five recycled plastic water bottles. This type of sunglasses offers 100% protection against UV rays and has a universally appealing silhouette. They are available in three matt black colors with normal and ion lenses.
Check out the Dragon Eyewear Renew Sunglasses
Dragon Eyewear Cove sunglasses: $ 130
Also in the upcycled collection made from recycled plastic water bottles is the cove in unisex style with curved lines and a clean cutout on the bridge. It is available in matt black colors with normal lenses and ion lenses.
See the Dragon Eyewear Cove sunglasses
Pearl Izumi Rove Long Sleeve Shirt – 1 women's and 1 men's shirt: $ 160
Think of your favorite flannel shirt. Now imagine one with which you can take your sweetheart to dinner and to the cinema on an autumn evening or tackle single trails at the weekend. Pearl Izumi's polyester twill feels like flannel but is transported like a leotard to ensure dry comfort while remaining wrinkle-free.
See the women's rove. Check out the men's rove
Klean Kanteen TKPro thermos x 2: $ 100
This Klean Kanteen TKPro is perfect for keeping drinks hot for up to 38 hours or icing for up to 100 hours. It has an integrated double-walled stainless steel cup, a 360-degree pouring function and the new TK Closure internal thread design to keep drinks hot and cold longer.
See the Klean Kanteen TKPro thermos
Eddie Bauer backpack chair x 2: $ 200
This new chair by Eddie Bauer has soft backpack straps for hands-free calling, its own six-can cooler under the seat and an adjustable cushion. It also has five positions to adjust the slope to make it more personal.
See the Eddie Bauer backpack chair
RapidPure Pioneer Straw: $ 30
Weighing less than 2 ounces, this pocket-sized straw comes with its own tote bag and is the ideal camping, hiking, backpack and travel water purifier. No suction or pumping is required, making this quick water filter the best water purifier for personal use.
See the RapidPure Pioneer Straw
Ben's tick eco spray: $ 8
Ben's tick repellent has been field-tested and is specifically designed to ward off ticks, including deer ticks, that can transmit Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and other tick-borne diseases.
With a non-greasy, maximally strong 20% picaridine formula that provides protection for 12 hours, this tick repellent does not damage the equipment and is safe for children.
See the Ben & # 39; s Tick Eco-Spray
Adventure Medical Kits Athlete 200 ($ 55) & Trauma Pak ($ 25)
Sportsman 200: The Sportsman 200 Medical Kit is specifically designed to treat common injuries to athletes and contains enough first aid items for a group of four to travel for up to 4 days.
High-quality content such as moleskin, medication, EMT scissors and a trauma pad set standards in backcountry care and are arranged in clearly marked pockets.
Trauma Pak: This essential trauma pack contains QuikClot from Adventure Medical Kit, a hemostatic dressing that stops bleeding three times faster by accelerating your body's natural coagulation process with zeolite.
In addition to the hemostatic bandage, this pack includes a combine pad, a triangular bandage and gauze bandages to control bleeding, and tape to keep everything in place.
See the athlete 200 See the Trauma Pak
Duck Camp Trout Hat: $ 29
No matter what your favorite trout type is – rainbow, cutthroat, brown or brook – with this hat you can repeat the ultimate freshwater sport fish.
With this trout hat, you'll always look good, whether you're fishing a narrow stream in the west, taking a river cruise on the river with your buds, or just going to the local joint for a beer.
See the Duck Camp trout hat
Duck Camp Bamboo fishing shirt – men: 49 USD
Light comfort is right here. No matter whether you are fishing, hunting, hiking, scouting, backpacking or generally hanging out – this light bamboo shirt is your new companion.
See the bamboo fishing shirt
Wetland Camo Hunting Shirt of the Duck Camp Early Season – Men: 89 USD
The quick-drying, breathable material in conjunction with armpit and back ventilation systems keeps you cool. This wingshooter shirt has a button-down collar for a traditional look in the field and was deliberately designed with a more modern, sportier cut.
See the Wetland Camo Hunting Shirt