Take A Hike Day Contest and Virtual Campfire

Share your photos and join us live!

National Take A Hike Day Contest 

From now until November 17th, 2020, post an Instagram photo of yourself hiking or of something that inspires you to get out and hike with the #takeahikedaycontest and tag @kindsnacks + @backpackermag for the opportunity to win the gear on our Ultimate Hiking Gear Kit list (ARV$1,327). 10 runners up will receive a 36ct variety pack of KIND® Energy Bars. Photos will be judged by BACKPACKER and the winner will be announced on November 17th at our live-streamed Facebook Live Campfire event. Plus, for every photo entered into the contest, KIND will donate $50 to Big City Mountaineers up to $25,000.

Over $1,000 in value!

Post a picture of your hike, tag @kindsnacks + @backpackermag and #TakeaHikeDayContest for an opportunity to win every item on Backpacker’s Ultimate Hiking Gear list (ARV $1,327).

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. Internet access and Social Media account required to enter. Offered in the contiguous 48 U.S. (including D.C., excluding AK and HI) to individuals 18+. Begins 12:00 am PST 10/14/2020; ends 3:00 pm PST 11/17/2020. Limit 1 entry: hiking photo to be taken outside, submitted with consent of all featured individuals 18+ only. Grand Prize (1): ARV $1,326.90. Runner Up Prizes (10): ARV $42.30. For entry/judging criteria, prize details and limitations see full Official Rules. Not affiliated/sponsored by Instagram. Void in AK and HI where prohibited.

Virtual Campfire

After we hit the trails on November 17, we will come together at 6pm MST for our Facebook Live Take a Hike Day Campfire Celebration. Hosted by Backpacker editor Shannon Davis, we will share the best stories of our adventures and listen to a surprise live music performance. Finally, to wrap up the evening, we will announce the winner of the photo contest prize, present Big City Mountaineers with a donation generated by your participation, and enjoy the crackle and pop of a virtual campfire.