We’re throwing a little extra (ok, a lot extra) inspiration into a few lucky, randomly selected Cairn subscribers’ boxes. We're partnering with brands from around the industry to bring you a new Cairn Adventure Upgrade each month.
We all remember the times when we happened upon a discovery that unlocked an extra level of joy on an already cool journey - a flowing single track, that hidden hot spring, an untouched stash of deep powder, or the empty campsite with an epic view. That's the Adventure Upgrade - a little bit of trail magic that kicks your next outdoor adventure up a notch.
Best part? There’s no contest to enter, no forms to fill out – just by being you, a Cairn Subscriber, you have the chance each month to receive a killer Adventure Upgrade!
And this month when you pop open the top of your Cairn box, keep an eye out for a random act of inspiration. How will you upgrade your next adventure?
Make some room in your pack! Our awesome August Adventure Upgrade sponsor Industrial Revolution put together a sweet stockpile of over $200 worth of backpacking gear that they'll be giving away to a handful of randomly selected Cairn Subscribers! The stockpile includes everything you'll need to fuel the meals along your next trek from some amazing brands, including: UCO, Light My Fire, and Esbit. From a Swedish FireKnife to a Pocket Stove with Fuel, these innovative gear partners deliver performance and multi-functionality....a backpacker's dream!
Cairn subscribers know Rumpl from their clever Beer Blankets and ultra-functional Puffy Throw. This month, our friends at Rumpl are hooking up six randomly selected Cairn subscribers with their all-weather, top-shelf Down Puffy Blanket! At only 1 pound, the Down Puffy is the ultimate travel travel companion that can fit in any small backpack or purse and open to a full 54" x 80". Treated Dry Down feathers are guaranteed to make you feel warm and fuzzy, and 20D ripstop nylon will keep the blanket in new conditional no matter the terrain. This is the Cadillac of outdoor blankets, and the Cairn Crew is a little obsessed with it...we know you will be, too.
The lightweight, yet toasty, Sueño Sleeping Bag from this month's Adventure Upgrade partner, Cotopaxi, was thoughtfully designed to keep you comfy on epic backpacking and car-camping adventures. Three lucky Cairn subscribers will win this ultra-versatile sleeping bag that truly has everything you could ask for: 15-degree rating, pillow pocket, Eyelok hood adjustment, insulated media pocket, plus 2-way right-side and half-length left-side zipper for maximum ventilation and flexibility. And in true Cotopaxi fashion, the materials are responsibly sourced. The Cairn Crew can't help but love a company that is creates beautiful, innovative outdoor products and experiences that help alleviate poverty, move people to do good, and inspire adventure.
Head off the beaten path and lose yourself in nature, without actually getting lost! This month's Adventure Upgrade partner, Suunto, is gifting three random Cairn subscribers their Suunto Traverse! The watch features a built in altimeter, baromoter and compass to help you master your terrain. And with the GPS and GLONASS navigation systems, you can always find your way. The Traverse’s rechargeable battery has a remarkable 100 hour lifetime while in GPS mode, and its durable construction has withstood the toughest military testing standards. The Suunto Traverse is the ultimate trail buddy on treks in the wild!
Keep your adventure refreshment of choice cold, fresh and carbonated - no matter where your journey takes you! This month's Adventure Upgrade partner, DrinkTanks, is gifting six random Cairn subscribers their 128 oz. Insulated Growler, The Juggernaut! This double wall vacuum insulated, travel-friendly growler, is cast from high quality 18/8 stainless steel, is dishwasher safe and has a lifetime warranty. Perfect for that next car camping trip, fishing outing, or even backyard picnic. Believe us, bring along your DrinkTank and you'll be the life of every adventure!
You have TOTAL access to water-based adventure with our March Adventure Upgrade partner, Oru Kayak! They've partnered with us to give ONE super-lucky randomly selected Cairn subscriber one of their incredible portable folding kayaks! This lightweight, yet incredibly strong, kayak tucks into a backpack, stores away in a closet or car, and delivers when it comes to on-the-water performance. From backyard watering holes to remote waters - conquer them all with the innovation and fun of Oru Kayak!
Fuel your electronics while you fuel yourself on your next adventure using real "fire power" with our February Adventure Upgrade partner, Power Practical! They've partnered with us to give 10 randomly selected Cairn subscribers their genius PowerPot 5! This thermoelectric generator disguised as a lightweight cooking pot charges your USB devices with electricity generated from just about any heat source (including campfire). You may have seen a fellow named Mark Cuban investing in it on a little show called Shark Tank...no big deal.
Enjoying the thrill of the great outdoors doesn’t have to be uncomfortable, thanks to our January Adventure Upgrade partner! The smarties over at Klymit partnered up with us to provide five randomly selected subscribers with a $200 gift certificate to spend on gear. Through the development of a new welding technology and a different way of thinking, Klymit has created an outstanding lineup of air mattresses, sleeping pads, camp pillows, and other ultralight backpacking gear.
Extend your outdoor overnights into new seasons with the December Adventure Upgrade! The awesome folks over at Therm-a-Rest are providing five randomly selected subscribers with their choice of ultra-cozy synthetic sleeping bag. The winners will get to choose from the Saros Three Season, Capella Women's Three Season, or Centari Winter Synthetic Sleeping Bag. Therm-a-Rest is always on the forefront of comfort innovation and quality, so rest assured (ha) these sleeping bags are top of their class!
Add layers to your adventure with the November Adventure Upgrade! Five lucky subscribers will have their November Cairn adventure upgraded with a $200 gift certificate to www.prAna.com. prAna creates versatile, stylish, sustainable clothing and accessories that will take you through every activity and every adventure - whether that's ascending a snowy peak or ascending your snowy driveway. Start making that wish list now...you could be the next winner!
Your gear closet is about to look a lot cooler! Five lucky subscribers will have their October Cairn adventure upgraded to the tune of $200 to www.Mountainsmith.com. Mountainsmith makes a huge variety of durable technical products that stand up to the toughest conditions, on and off the trail. From backpacking essentials and their iconic lumbar packs, to gear for your four-legged trail buddy and killer tailgate supplies, Mountainsmith can basically gear you up for whatever your next adventure brings.