2017 Partners

RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT, INC (REI)  THE OFFICIAL RETAILER & OUTFITTER OF THE 52 HIKE CHALLENGE We have teamed up with Recreational Equipment, Inc., because they love helping our audience get outside and play.  Plus they have a 100% satisfaction guarantee, so if you're not happy with the gear you bought, you can return it to the store and get a full refund.  We have a special affiliate link, so please click on the link below to get redirected to REI with our referral code.  Just to be candid, any purchases you make through the like with help the 52 Hike Challenge fund the challenge so that we can reach more people and change more lives.  Thank you in advance for your support! 

Click on this link to be redirect to REI.com with the official 52 Hike Challenge affiliate code

With amazingly unique and savory flavors, KRAVE Jerky is tender, wholesome and seriously satisfying… especially when you’re navigating the trail. #JERKYLOVE - Get your own jerky at www.kravejerky.com

For over 30 years, Sawyer Products has been dedicated to offering more effective and reliable products for outdoor protection. Using science and rigorous testing, they’ve developed the most advanced and easy to use solutions in water treatment, insect  repellent, sunscreen, and first aid. Learn more about how they’re driving innovation to keep you safer at www.sawyer.com

Located in the Canadian Coast Mountain wilderness, Arc’teryx is built on the principle of obsessive, precise design and production. Threir unique in-house manufacturing and design centres allow them to constantly evolve and build products the right way. Timeless quality, intuitive design and simplicity result in unrivaled performance at the point of extreme need. Learn more at www.arcteryx.com


The 52 Hike Challenge is proud to be affiliated and recognized by the National Park Service

AETHER (pronounced “ē-ther”) was started with the idea of creating technical pieces that focus on where form meets function—performance outerwear for a fashion-minded clientele. 

AETHER makes men's and women's technical clothing with a modern aesthetic, defined by flattering fits, clean lines, classic silhouettes and serious functionality. 

AETHER has store locations in Aspen, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.


We are excited to work with Free People for the #FPLETSMOVE campaign. Check out their website and movement clothing line at www.freepeople.com  

Cairn - Because getting home is mandatory

Cairn™ is an adventure safety iPhone App for the connected outdoor enthusiast. Cairn helps you find cell coverage in the wilderness. Want to know how the Cairn app works?  Check out this short video that team member Graham Zimmerman created. Want to get a special invite to become a beta tester?  Simply email them at adventure@cairnme.com

Currently we are beta testers and have to say it's pretty good, so check it out and sign up to be a tester too!


Hele creates LAVATUBES, Custom Jerseys, and custom designed products, including our very own 52 Hike Challenge Multi-Functional Headwear piece!  

Wear it as a: bandana, wristband, head wrap, scarf, face mask, skull cap, hair band, scrunchie, rally towel and much more. It keeps you warm in the cold and cool in the heat. Best of all, it has a UV Booster to add 30+ UPF! 


Hike it Baby is an organization dedicated to building communities that support getting families outside with children from birth to school age. Hike it Baby provides support to get families in nature as soon as they feel ready. Together we are raising a generation to love the outdoors.For more details check out http://hikeitbaby.com/

Modern Hiker 

is Southern California’s oldest and most-read hiking blog. It provides free trail write-ups and detailed information on hundreds of trails for Los Angeles, Southern California, and beyond. Better than any hiking guide, these write-ups give you directions to the trailhead, photos and videos of the trails, GPX files for your GPS device, and Google Earth files so you can do some at-home 3D reconnaissance before you make your way to the trailhead. Modern Hiker also highlights gear reviews, narrative outdoor writing, volunteer opportunities, and relevant news


Encouraging all genders to explore together through the adventures of badass women. Mountain Chicks has chapters across the globe. Learn more at: http://www.mtnchicks.com/

Sea to Summit Productions is dedicated to creating digital media for the modern adventurer.


Find out more @ seatosummitproductions.com


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