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#BackpackerPhotoContest – October 2016

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Have you ever purchased gear from The Backpacker?  Well now you can use your gear to win a $500 GIFT CARD!! This October submit a picture of yourself using gear from The Backpacker on Instagram and your photo will be entered to win a $500 Gift Card!!  Multiple photos can be entered.  ANYTHING BACKPACKER GEAR COUNTS**!  Show us your adventures!  Hammock days, hiking, exercising, skiing, paddling, kayak fishing, or ANYTHING RELATED to BACKPACKER OUTDOORS counts!

To enter the Instagram #BackpackerPhotoContest, post your picture using Backpacker Gear on Instagram* and include these 3 tags –

@backpackeroutdoors #geauxoutthere #backpackerphotocontest

The winner may be chosen based upon combination of factors including but not limited to originality, likes, shares, and whether or not you applied the tags as stated above**.

TIPS for increasing your chances to WIN:

  • Your Instagram account needs to be visible our judges.  Private accounts may be difficult to see.
  • Be original & make it about the outdoors
  • Make sure you get “@backpackeroutdoors #backpackerphotocontest #geauxoutthere”  all into your post.  This could make or break the winning decision.
  • Email a link to your post and a copy of your picture to ensure that our judges can see your post.

The winner will be announced on Wednesday November 2nd!

*Because images may not be easily found when posted to a private account, the best way for us to see your photo is to email it to

**The Backpacker withholds the right to make final determination of winner.

*** Photos of an offensive nature or depicting dangerous acts will not be considered.  Winner will be chosen after midnight on Monday October 31.