Therm-a-Rest, Cairn and Gear Fix Partner for “Gear Up, Give Back” Program

April 8, 2019

Give Back program encourages retired outdoor gear donations to benefit the preservation of wild places through the Conservation Alliance.

SEATTLE, Wash. (Apr. 8, 2019)Therm-a-Rest, the industry leader in award-winning outdoor sleeping gear, is partnering with Cairn and Gear Fix to “do good with gear” through the Gear Up, Give Back program. Send your well-loved sleeping bag to Gear Fix and receive a 40% discount on a brand new bag at Sweetening the deal even further, Cairn and Gear Fix will repair and consign the bag, donating proceeds to the Conservation Alliance.

Cairn, best known for their outdoor subscription boxes, partnered with the Bend-based repair and consignment shop, Gear Fix, for the Gear Up, Give Back program in 2018. The mission is to keep retired gear out of landfills, help others get outdoors and raise funds for the Conservation Alliance, whose mission is to protect and restore America’s wild spaces. The program makes it easy for Cairn subscribers, or anyone with gear to spare, to donate their well-loved gear.

To participate in the program:

  • Order a Gear Up, Give Back kit HERE
  • Drop your kit off at the nearest UPS store
  • Feel good, because all proceeds will be matched and donated to the Conservation Alliance

And now, if you send in your retired sleeping bag, you will receive a 40% discount towards a new bag on, valid through Dec. 31, 2019.

“We’re firm believers that gear belongs in your pack and on the trail, not in a landfill,” said Justus Hyatt, Therm-a-Rest Marketing Director. “Our products are built to withstand the rigors of a life outside, and in partnering with Cairn and Gear Fix on this program, we hope to further extend the life cycle of Therm-a-Rest sleeping bags and inspire others to get out for more nights under the stars.”

For more information about the Gear Up, Give Back program, visit For more information about Therm-a-Rest’s award-winning selection of sleeping bags and pads, visit

About Therm-a-Rest®

Our founder’s mission was simple: create a better way to sleep outside; because when you rest better, you play better. Their ingenuity and vision back in 1972 led to the creation of the first self-inflating sleeping pad. Today, we’re still working towards the same mission to craft the best sleeping pads and bags on the market. We’re not just giving explorers a better way to camp, we’re giving them better adventures tomorrow. For more information, visit