2022 Badger Sponsorship Winners
Within the span of two weeks, countless hikers and outdoor enthusiasts entered our 2022 Badger Sponsorship in the hopes of winning a ridiculously stacked prize package. Through donating $1/entry into the contest, we were able to collectively raise $24,546.52 for the Partnership for the National Trail System (PNTS). Incredible, right? Every single penny entered into this contest goes straight to the PNTS. Even if lottery entrants did not win one of our fourteen prize packages, they can give themselves a pat on the back knowing that they contributed to an incredible cause: the PNTS connects member non-for-profit trail organizations and Federal agency partners in order to protect and preserve 30 national scenic and historic trails within the National Trail System. Hooray for protecting our trails!
In total, we raised $24,546.52 for the PNTS!
We want to say a massive thank you to everyone who entered this year’s Badger Sponsorship. Because of you, we were able to raise a huge amount of money for the PNTS. You can hit the trails this season knowing you contributed to the protection and stewardship of some of our most beloved trails.
A final congratulations to our fourteen winners of the 2022 Badger Sponsorship. You not only contributed to the work of the PNTS, but you are also walking away with a ridiculous amount of new gear.
- Prize 1 Winner: Kim O.
- Prize 2 Winner: Nicholas M.
- Prize 3 Winner: Victoria S.
- Prize 4 Winner: Angelique C.
- Prize 5 Winner: David R.
- Prize 6 Winner: Christopher N.
- Prize 7 Winner: Michelle K.
- Prize 8 Winner: Dan B.
- Prize 9 Winner: Joseph Z.
- Prize 10 Winner: Scott P.
- Prize 11 Winner: Chad B.
- Prize 12 Winner: Kathy B.
- Prize 13 Winner: David B.
- Prize 14 Winner: Shawn K.
All winners have been contacted via email and will be hooked up with their gear as soon as possible.
A massive thank you to all of the brands who participated in the 2022 Badger Sponsorship this year. Without their generous donations, none of this would have been possible. If you’d like to show your appreciation for these companies, please consider making a purchase with them.
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You can find the complete article written by Kendra Slagter here.
May 19, 2022
Outdoor Life: Do You Really Need a Water Filter for Backpacking and Mountain Hunting?
Sawyer Permethrin Premium Insect Repellent is used on clothing, not skin, and it provides long-lasting protection against ticks.
One of the most popular, and readily available, means of tick prevention these days is the use of permethrin. Sawyer Permethrin Fabric Treatment is easy to find at most any sporting goods store and applies quick and easy to your clothing, boots, gear, etc.
While not technically a filtered water bottle, Sawyer Products’ water filtration system can transform anything into a safe, clean drinking vessel. Simply fill up the included reusable pouch at any water source, screw the pouch onto the filter, and either drink directly from the filter or squeeze the now-filtered water into another vessel (like a water bottle or pot for cooking).