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Hipcamp, REI Co-op and GearJunkie launch outdoor summer camping #SaveASpot sweepstakes

Enter to win a weekly gear drawing, or the grand prize gear and stay package at one of Hipcamp’s premiere U.S. campsite locations

Apr 3, 2023

Hipcamp, REI Co-op and GearJunkie today announced their #SaveASpot sweepstakes collaboration to kick off the camping season. The sweepstakes will award a grand prize of a fully outfitted trip to a top Hipcamp destination, and gear prizes for 25 additional winners (five chosen each week) starting April 10, 2023. The sweepstakes launches on April 3, 2023, at

Hipcamp gift certificates, and some of the season’s newest and greatest gear from REI (including brands like REI Co-op, Black Diamond, Hest, Coleman, Stanley, Dometic, BioLite and more), will be awarded to lucky winners via weekly drawings. The grand prize includes a two night stay at any available Hipcamp in the U.S. for up to four people (the winner and guests), a $1,000 travel stipend, plus a grand prize camping package from REI to keep after the trip. 

“Imagine arriving at a coastal ranch or an incredible vista overlooking a national park to find your campsite set up and waiting with your dream list of gear,” said Hipcamp Head of Partnerships Kristen Vasan. “We see an opportunity to create more magical experiences by surprising and delighting Hipcampers with gear and amenities that will make their trip unforgettable. We’re thrilled to collaborate with REI by delivering some of the most popular outdoor gear to campers at our one-of-a-kind Hipcamp sites.”

“GearJunkie strives to motivate people to get outdoors and explore, and with #SaveASpot we are excited to offer some incredible gear with REI and a weekend away at a Hipcamp,” said Stephen Regenold, founder of GearJunkie.

Hipcamp offers access to more than 500,000 campsites, cabins, yurts, treehouses, RV sites, and other outdoor stays across America. The #SaveASpot Grand Prize winner will choose where they want to go and travel this summer for an ultimate weekend of adventure.

See sweepstake entry rules, details and a full list of the weekly prize and grand prize gear at

Founded in 2013, Hipcamp is the world’s largest provider of outdoor stays. It gives a growing community of good-natured people the opportunity to list, discover, and book unique outdoor experiences. The fully remote company operates in North America, Europe, and Australia, and to date has helped people spend more than 7 million nights under the stars. When listing on Hipcamp, farmers, ranchers, vintners, and other landowners generate new revenue streams to steward their land and keep working lands working. By making it simple to get outside, Hipcamp protects habitat and supports a growing love for the land.

GearJunkie is a top media site for news and product reviews in the outdoors world. The site is a part of the AllGear Digital network of owned and operated media properties focused on new products, the outdoors, and active-lifestyle pursuits.

About the REI Co-op

REI is a specialty outdoor retailer, headquartered near Seattle. The nation’s largest consumer co-op, REI is a growing community of 24 million members who expect and love the best quality gear, inspiring expert classes and trips, and outstanding customer service. If you can’t visit one of our many stores, you can shop at, REI Outlet or the REI shopping app. Everyone is welcome to shop REI, but members who join the co-op enjoy a range of benefits. More than a retailer, REI is a purpose-driven and values-led company dedicated to enabling life outside for all.