Win The Ultimate Gap Year Starter Kit From Craghoppers!

What To Pack For Your Gap Year

Wondering what to pack for your gap year? Want the very best kit for hostel hopping or jungle trekking? Then you need the ultimate gap year starter kit from Craghoppers! This exclusive collection of premier Craghoppers kit is everything any budding backpacker needs to get them started and make their around the world adventures that little bit easier.

Please note this competition is now closed.

I’ve partnered up with the awesome team at Craghoppers to bring you one of the biggest and best competitions Bemused Backpacker has ever run!

Competition Time.

The ultimate gap year starter kit from Craghoppers consists of everything you will need to get your gap year off to a roaring start. This includes:

  • A Craghoppers 65 litre rucksack.
  • An adjustable webbing money belt.
  • A Nosilife insect repellent sleep liner.
  • A pair of dry bags.
  • A packing Cube.
  • A super large microfibre towel.
  • A Craghoppers corey fleece.
  • A pair of Bear Grylls survivor trousers. (For any female entrants this prize will be changed to a pair of Kiwi Pro Stretch Trousers).
  • A Bear Grylls core waterproof jacket.

This entire awesome haul is worth over £300, and it can be all yours!

Craghoppers Backpack

Runner Up Prizes!


10 runners up will each win a copy of my book Backpacking: The Ultimate Guide To First Time Around The World Travel! So even if you don’t have the equipment to help you start your gap year, you’ll have all the information, advice and inspiration you need!

How To Enter.

Entering could not be simpler.

Simply enter your email and subscribe to Bemused Backpacker in the sidebar box to your right and leave a comment in the section below saying what one item you can’t live without when you travel. It can be something useful, something practical or something you like just for fun. It doesn’t matter. There is no right or wrong answer. 

Subscribing is ESSENTIAL to win as this will be the email I contact you on. 

Want MORE chances to enter? That’s easy too. 

Each one of these counts as one extra entry, so you have up to 5 chances to enter!

(If you are already signed up or following Bemused Backpacker or Craghoppers, then thank you! You can still be counted.

All you have to do is mention that in the comment and answer the question.

The competition will run until midnight on Wednesday 30th September and the lucky winners will be picked out completely at random and notified by Saturday 3rd October 2015.

My decision is final and I reserve the right to change the competition at any time. No cash alternatives can be offered.

Don’t forget the email sign up box is on the sidebar to the right, and you have to leave a comment AND sign up to be eligible to enter.

Good Luck!

Michael Huxley is a published author, professional adventurer and founder of the travel website, Bemused Backpacker. He has spent the last twenty years travelling to over 100 countries on almost every continent, slowly building Bemused Backpacker into a successful business after leaving a former career in emergency nursing and travel medicine, and continues to travel the world on numerous adventures every year.

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314 comments on “Win The Ultimate Gap Year Starter Kit From Craghoppers!
  1. Ruth Worthington says:

    Can’t survive without pen knife.

  2. George Worboys Wright says:

    Waterproof jacket

  3. Catriona Pavey says:

    A pair of warm socks

  4. Gill Mitchell says:

    I can’t survive without my mobile phone!
    I have subscribed and am following you both on both facebook and twitter. Thank you for an amazing giveaway!

  5. caroline james says:

    I can’t do without my camera to capture every new adventure I have.

  6. Phillip James Davies says:

    Sawyer Mini Water Filter

  7. Alisa Moore says:


  8. Charlotte Hood says:

    My toothbrush!

  9. Oksana Fitzgerald says:

    Thank you so much for the prize! I received it today. The kit is great! It has everything I need to start trekking.

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