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Win Crampons and Traction Worth $300 from Kahtoola

We want our Trailspace friends to get outside all winter long, with the right crampons and traction under foot. So, we're giving two members Kahtoola NANOspkes, MICROspikes, and KTS Steel hiking crampons. Keep Reading »

Review Your Gear: Win Loads of Kahtoola Traction

We're giving away a pair of Kahtoola NANOspkes, MICROspikes, and KTS Steel hiking crampons to two lucky Trailspace members ($300 value). Review your gear to enter. Keep Reading »

Total Winter Traction for Two Winners, from Kahtoola!

Two Trailspace members will win crampons and traction devices to run and hike icy trails, thanks to Kahtoola! Review your outdoor gear now through February 28, and you're entered to win ($300+ value). Keep Reading »

Titanium Cookpots to Cast Iron Skillets: Meet Randy, Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Randy from Tennessee, our first 2016 Reviewer of the Month. Because our members are so essential to Trailspace, Randy wins a 10 Essentials prize pack of outdoor gear worth $300+. Keep Reading »

The Year of Essential Outdoor Gear

We're going back to basics to celebrate the 10 Essentials, the classic list of what outdoor gear to bring into the backcountry. We're giving every 2016 Reviewer of the Month an incredible prize pack of 10 Essentials. Keep Reading »

Congratulations, Top Reviewers of 2015

Congratulation to Trailspace's top gear reviewers of 2015! Meet the individuals most recognized by their fellow community members for their helpful, informative outdoor gear reviews. Keep Reading »

Arc'teryx Voltair Avalanche Airbag Offers Multiple Deployments

Pete Hill, Senior Designer at Arc'teryx, showed us the company's new Voltair avalanche airbag for backcountry skiers and snowboarders while at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2016. Keep Reading »

Fuel, Flames, and Water: More Gear From Outdoor Retailer

We're going elemental today from Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. These new gear highlights from Primus, Snow Peak, BioLite, and SteriPen all involve water or flames and fuel. Keep Reading »

Backcountry Skis, Shells, Boots at Outdoor Retailer

New and updated backcountry ski gear is in abundance at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market. We share a few ski and alpine highlights from Arc'teryx, Black Diamond, La Sportiva, Gregory, and Osprey. Keep Reading »

Meet Gary: PNW Hiker, Microbial Scientist, Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Gary Leatham! This ardent Pacific Northwest hiker, microbial scientist, and musician wins a SteriPEN Ultra UV water purifier and box of gear goodies. Keep Reading »

Congratulations, Andy, Winner of a SPOT Gen3 Device

Congratulations, Andy, winner of a SPOT Gen3 satellite GPS messenger with one year of service, thanks to SPOT! Andy won this great gear prize worth $370 just for sharing a review of his trail shoes. Keep Reading »

Final Week: Enter to Win a SPOT GPS Messenger Device

Review your outdoor gear this week. On December 21 we're giving one member a SPOT Gen3 satellite GPS messenger to stay connected around the world with family and emergency responders ($370 prize value). Keep Reading »

We're Giving One of You a SPOT Messenger for Christmas

We're giving a SPOT Gen3 satellite GPS messenger and one year of service to one lucky Trailspace member this holiday season ($370 value). Review your gear and it could be yours. Keep Reading »

Win a Free SPOT Messenger for Reviewing Your Gear

Free outdoor gear beats any Cyber Monday deal. Review your outdoor gear, apparel, or footwear through December 20 and you're entered to win a SPOT Gen3, plus one year of service ($370 value). Keep Reading »

All That We Behold is Full of Blessings

"All that we behold is full of blessings. Therefore let the moon shine on thee in thy solitary walk; And let the misty mountain winds be free to blow against thee." Keep Reading »

Review Your Gear, Be Entered to Win a SPOT Messenger

Review your outdoor gear now through December 20 and you could win a SPOT Gen3 satellite GPS messenger, plus one year of service to help you stay connected wherever you roam ($370 value). Keep Reading »

"Get Out There!" urges Trailspace Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations to our newest Reviewer of the Month, DLK37086. This hiker, backpacker, father, and former Army member in Middle Tennessee likes to "just be outdoors." Keep Reading »

Lifetime Hiker, Former Navy, Now Reviewer of the Month: Meet Brent

Congratulations, Brent Mills! The New England hiker, former Navy member, and current software architect wins a Rig 700M hydration pack, Crypto filter, and Nano drink tube, thanks to Geigerrig ($188 value). Keep Reading »

Congratulations, Lynn, Winner of Source Outdoor Gear

Congratulations, Lynn, winner of hiking and mountain biking packs, sandals, and more from Source! Lynn won this $430 gear prize just for sharing her sleeping bag review in September. Keep Reading »

Final Week: Enter to Win Hike and Bike Gear from Source

It's time to review your outdoor gear. That's because next week we're giving one of our reviewers (maybe you?) a plethora of hiking and mountain biking gear, thanks to Source ($430 value). Keep Reading »

Meet Tam of the Rockies: Our Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Tam McTavish! As Reviewer of the Month, this Canadian Rockies mountaineer wins a titanium gear prize package, including a Titanium BOT Bottle Pot, all thanks to Vargo ($150 value). Keep Reading »

Source Has $430 Worth of Gear to Give One of You

Source has $430 worth of hiking and mountain biking gear they want to give one of you. Packs, sandals, more, it could all be yours if you review your gear by September 29. Keep Reading »

Win $430 Worth of Biking and Hiking Gear from Source

Could you use an extra pack or two? We're giving one Trailspace member $430 worth of hiking and mountain biking gear from Source. Review your outdoor gear in September and it could all be yours. Keep Reading »

Review Your Gear: Win Source Sandals, Packs, More

Review your outdoor gear in September and you could win a 25-liter day pack, minimalist hydration pack, two pairs of sandals, plus separate water reservoir and accessories ($430 total value), all thanks to Source. Keep Reading »

Congratulations, Emily, Winner of $350 of Platypus Gear

Congratulations, Emily, winner of a nine-piece, hydration kit from Platypus Hydration, SealLine, and PackTowl! Emily won this $350 gear prize just for sharing her kayak review in August. Keep Reading »

Final Days: Review to Win $350 of Platypus Hydration

Review your outdoor gear by this Sunday, August 30, and you're entered to win a plethora of Platypus prizes worth more than $350. Keep Reading »

Paddles, Pups, Peaks: Meet Reviewer of the Month Sheila

Congratulations, Sheila Bergin Goss! As Reviewer of the Month, this Vermont paddler, hiker, and skijorer wins a Midori 2 backpacking tent, thanks to Eureka! ($159 value). Keep Reading »

Win a Platypus Hydration Kit by Reviewing Your Gear

Review your outdoor gear and you could win a hydration kit worth more than $350 from Platypus Hydration, including lightweight dry sacks, collapsible water bottles, a water filter, and backpack. Keep Reading »

Review Your Gear to Win $350 Platypus Hydration Kit

We're giving away a true backcountry essential: clean water. Thanks to Platypus, one Trailspace member will win a hydration kit worth more than $350, just for sharing a review of their outdoor gear. Keep Reading »

Black Diamond Debuts 25% Lighter Camalot Ultralights

For many rock climbers, Black Diamond's Camalot is the standard camming device. Come spring you'll be able to get one that's 25 percent lighter. Keep Reading »

Fishing Kayak, Ti Ax, Fast Inflatable: Demo Day Videos

A fishing kayak, a titanium ax head, and a fast inflatable pad: as promised here are three product videos from the Open Air Demo at Outdoor Retailer. Keep Reading »

Gear to Paddle, Cut, Cook, Capture, Eat, and Sleep

Paddlers had a myriad of options to get them on the water at Outdoor Retailer's Open Air Demo. But there was also a range of trail gear on hand. Check out our daily highlights. Keep Reading »

Stop the Swelter: Win $350 of Platypus Hydration Gear

Summer may swelter, but Platypus wants you to stay hydrated on the trail year-round. From a hydration pack to a water filter system, this month we're giving one member a plethora of Platypus prizes worth more than $350. Keep Reading »

Congratulations, Kelly, Winner of an Elie Kayak

Congratulations, Kelly, winner of an Elie touring kayak and Lavika paddle. For sharing her trail shoe review in July, she wins this $1,000 paddling package. Keep Reading »

Last Days: Review Your Gear to Win an Elie Kayak

How is your gear treating you this summer? Review your outdoor gear by Thursday, and you're entered to win a Strait 120 XE kayak from Elie Sport, plus a Lavika paddle. Keep Reading »

We're Giving a Gear Reviewer an Elie Kayak and Paddle

Next week, we're giving one Trailspace gear reviewer his or her own Elie kayak and Lavika paddle to gear them up and get them out on the water. Keep Reading »

Win an Elie Kayak by Reviewing Your Outdoor Gear

Want a kayak? Review your outdoor gear on Trailspace and you could win a Strait 120 XE day touring kayak from Elie Sport and a Lavika paddle. Keep Reading »

Meet Chris, Kentucky Backpacker and Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Chris Myers! As Reviewer of the Month, this Kentucky backpacker wins a pair of Traveler Stretch Shorts and a Diablo Short Sleeve Shirt thanks to Royal Robbins ($130 value). Keep Reading »

We're Giving Away an Elie Kayak to One Lucky Member

One lucky Trailspace member is going to win an Elie touring kayak and a Lavika paddle this month ($1,100 total value). Review your outdoor gear and it could be you. Keep Reading »

Get to Know the Unknown Caver, Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Jonathan, explorer of caves around the world. As Reviewer of the Month, he wins a pair of AKU Bellamont Suede shoes and Lorpen T3 Light Hiker socks ($200+ value). Keep Reading »

Review Your Outdoor Gear to Win an Elie Touring Kayak

Review your outdoor gear today and you're entered to win an Elie day touring kayak and Lavika paddle ($1,100 value) for summer paddling adventures. Keep Reading »

It's Go Time! Meet Cliff Jumping, Hiking, Foraging Jesse

Congratulations to Jesse, a cliff-jumping, climbing, backpacking Minnesota father, teacher, and artist. As Reviewer of the Month, Jesse wins an Air Chair Compact from Crazy Creek. Keep Reading »

Meet Jeff: Texas Climber, Adventure Traveler, Engineer

Congratulations to Texas climber and worldwide adventure traveler Jeff! As Reviewer of the Month, he wins a pair of innovative Keen Uneek sandals in appreciation of his helpful gear reviews. Keep Reading »

Meet JR: UL Backpacker and Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, JR, our latest Reviewer of the Month! The Georgia ultralight backpacker and master of the selfie stick wins an Alite Mayfly camp chair for his helpful gear reviews. Keep Reading »

Meet Kali: Backpacker, Teacher, Reviewer of the Month

Congratulations, Kali, our latest Reviewer of the Month! The Washington backpacker, snowshoer, and English teacher wins a pair of TOPO Athletic trail shoes for her many helpful gear reviews. Keep Reading »

Sub7 Hammock, Soft Gore Jacket, Ski/Climb Pack, More

The lightest hammock, a hardshell with a softer Gore membrane, a ski/climb/move pack, and flexible snowshoes: we've got more gear highlights from Outdoor Retailer. Keep Reading »

Hoka Hikers, Recycled Down, and Solar Purifying

A Hoka hiker, recycled down from Ternua, and a SolarBag to purify water. Check out these gear highlights from Outdoor Retailer. Keep Reading »

Meet Brian: Colorado Backpacker, Teacher, Gear Reviewer

Congratulations, Brian, our latest Reviewer of the Month! The Colorado backpacker, skier, climber, and teacher wins a Source Ultimate hydration system, plus a gear goodie pack, for his helpful reviews. Keep Reading »

Congratulations, Top Gear Reviewers of 2014!

Congratulation to Trailspace's top gear reviewers of 2014! Meet the individuals most recognized by their fellow community members for their helpful, informative gear reviews. Keep Reading »

"Make sure you love it." Melody Badgett on giving more than 1% for the Planet

"If you are not getting out in the outdoors, nature can pass you by. You’ll see it, but you will not really see it. You will know it, but you will not love it. Make sure you love it." Melody Badgett, managing director of 1% for the Planet, loves it. Keep Reading »

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