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Free Gear Fridays: The Ultimate Backcountry Adventure Kit

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Here at GJ, we test a lot of gear. We are fortunate to test cutting-edge new products. Now, we want to give you the chance to win some gear too.

UPDATE: Congrats to Meghan B., this week’s giveaway winner. Thanks to everyone who entered and make sure to check out the current giveaway here.

The winner of this 2-week giveaway will receive an extensive backcountry travel kit with gear from Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Therm-a-Rest, Mountain House, MSR, and Platypus.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Dirigo 2 Ultralight Backpacking Tent

This package is chock-full of brand new gear including the Dirigo 2 Ultralight Backpacking Tent from Hyperlite Mountain Gear and a completely new, ultralight sleep system from Therm-a-Rest. Keep reading to see the entire package.

More on Hyperlite Mountain GearHyperlite Mountain Gear continues to push the boundaries of ultralight practices in the backcountry. Its products are stripped of all unnecessary components, making it easy to focus on the task at hand — moving forward. The new Dirigo 2 tent is a testament to HMG’s commitment to progression and innovation within this space.

Two people in Therm-a-Rest sleeping bags
Photo credit: Scott Rinckenberger

More on Therm-a-RestSimply put, Therm-a-Rest is helping lead the way in backcountry comfort and innovation. From fast-and-light alpine ascents to hiking the Appalachian Trail, Therm-a-Rest is committed to making high-quality products that make your time outdoors more enjoyable.

Included from Therm-a-Rest

Woman pouring water into Mountain House Biscuits & Gravy meal

More on Mountain House: Mountain House freeze-dried meals have been taken and eaten across the globe. The brand’s menu features a wide variety of cuisines sure to satisfy even the pickiest eater. The easy-to-prep, just-add-water meals are must-haves in the backcountry when weight and efficiency are key. Most importantly, Mountain House’s Raspberry Crumble is to die for.

MSR PocketRocket 2 Stove

More on the MSR PocketRocket 2The sole ingredient needed for making the meals above is boiling water. Weighing a scant 73 g (2.6 ounces), this stove is one of the lightest options for making freeze-dried meals (and desserts) in the backcountry. MSR is dedicated to crafting safe, reliable equipment for backcountry endeavors and big dreamers.

Included from MSR

GravityWorks 2.0L Complete Kit

More on the Platypus GravityWorks 2.0L Filter: This ultralight, versatile filter makes it easy to treat water during any backcountry trip. It can filter up to 1.5 L of water per minute, keeping you hydrated while on the go. It comes with a complete range of adapters and a high-capacity collapsible bottle for easy tailoring of the system to meet different needs on different trips.

Included from Platypus

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