Surprise! Win Exped Hammock and Mystery Gear Prize

What's around the next bend? How far will I travel today? Where's the map? What was that leaf I just wiped with? The unknown keeps life interesting.

To celebrate surprise, discovery, and relaxation outdoors, we're giving away an Exped Travel Hammock, plus a mystery gear prize to one lucky gear reviewer. 

  1. Write a review now through Sunday, September 9, of your outdoor gear, apparel, or footwear— surprising or not—to enter. Each valid gear review you write counts as an entry*.
  2. On Monday, September 10, we'll randomly draw one lucky gear reviewer to win a nylon Exped Travel Hammock, perfect for some final summer lounging. Plus the winner gets his or her pick of one item from the depths of our gear giveaway box (retail prices range from $9.99 to $200+). 

Share your gear experience and opinions in a review and you could be our next winner. 

Want your gear reviews to stand out and be recognized? Check out our tips for writing helpful, informative, credible, killer gear reviews.

*Must be a registered Trailspace member (not guest) to win. Each valid outdoor gear review counts as an entry. Incomplete reviews and reviews less than 75 words may be disqualified at our discretion. Reviews must adhere to Trailspace's Review Rules and GuidelinesCommunity Rules and Guidelines, and Terms of Service. See full Write-a-Review Giveaway rules.

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1,721 reviewer rep
3,962 forum posts
August 27, 2012 at 12:44 p.m. (EDT)

This is cool. I like the "surprise element" in this contest. :)

Alicia MacLeay (Alicia)
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4,370 forum posts
August 27, 2012 at 8:37 p.m. (EDT)

Thanks, Rick. Who can imagine what gear wonders rest in the mysterious Box of Gear?

Now I'm also imagining an awesome Monty Hall-esque gear version of Let's Make a Deal...

79 reviewer rep
55 forum posts
August 28, 2012 at 1:01 a.m. (EDT)

This is my initiative to write the reviews I've been procrastinating! 

1,613 reviewer rep
443 forum posts
September 4, 2012 at 3:05 a.m. (EDT)

Waaaay behind on thhe reviews, but finally got one done. Only about 100 left to go!

Alicia MacLeay (Alicia)
1,684 reviewer rep
4,370 forum posts
September 4, 2012 at 10:55 a.m. (EDT)

Thanks for the reviews you guys have shared lately.

Can't wait to see who wins next week.

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