The Best Subscription Service for Gear Enthusiasts and Outdoor Adventurists

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Being a gear junkie is harder than it sounds. How do you find out about new stuff? Where do you hear about the latest and greatest? Cairn delivers the bleeding edge of outdoor gear and products to your mailbox monthly, so you can get it before anyone else and say you had it first.

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What Is Cairn?

Cairn partners with loads of outdoor gear, apparel, and nutrition manufacturers to get their newest products into the hands of real adventurists as soon as they come to market. The list of brand partners runs the gamut, from startups to established brands whose products are among the most well-regarded in the outdoor industry.


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When you sign up, you complete a profile about your outdoor preferences that allows Cairn to provide you with appropriate size and activity-specific items. Sign up for the Cairn Original Collection ($28), and every month you’ll be a box stuffed with products, gear, skin care, nutrition, emergency and first aid kits, and more. There’s up to $50 worth of products in each box.



Alternatively, you can sign up for the Obsidian Collection, a quarterly delivery of seasonal and activity-specific premium gear, products, and apparel worth up to $350. Each quarter, Cairn curates freshly-launched and best-in-class outdoor products and brands around seasonally relevant, unifying themes. Obsidian subscribers might even receive gear before it hits the shelves, like award-winning prototypes and unique discoveries that the Cairn Crew has already put to the test. If you’re into brand-new premium gear and apparel, you’ll want to choose this option.

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What Kind of stuff do you get? Some examples include: apparel from Black Diamond, prAna, and ExOficio; gear from CamelBak, BioLite, and HydroFlask; nutrition from Clif Bars; and so much more. There’s no commitment; you can cancel anytime. And a Cairn subscription would even make a great gear gift for the adventurer or outdoor enthusiast on your list.

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You never know what’s coming in each box, but below you’ll find examples of the types of items you can expect in your Cairn box.

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  • Socks
  • Gloves
  • Beanies
  • Jackets & Hats


  • Lighting
  • Hydration
  • Cookware


  • Energy bars
  • Trail snacks
  • Drink mixes


  • Sun products
  • Insect repellants
  • Lip balms


  • First-Aid kits
  • Fire starters
  • Navigation tools

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