Here’s Why You Should Join Backcountry’s Expedition Perks Program

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April 11, 2022 10:54 am
Now's the best time to join the Backcountry Member Rewards Program
Now's the best time to join the Backcountry Member Rewards Program

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Whether you’re a thrill-seeking adrenaline junkie or a weekend warrior hitting the trails in your spare time, there’s a good chance you can find whatever you need at Backcountry. The online outdoor retailer (which has since expanded into brick-and-mortar stores) plays host to thousands of items for camping, climbing, hiking, biking, running, traveling and beyond. But unbeknownst to many, Backcountry also offers a loyalty program known as Expedition Perks that’s free to join and filled with incentives.

How It Works

Once you’ve signed up for the Expedition Perks program, you’ll have the ability to join one of three tiers with escalating rewards. Members start at the Trailhead tier by signing up and are guaranteed to receive 5 points for every dollar spent on eligible items, along with a 10% birthday coupon.

Level up to the Switchback tier (spend $200 per year) or Summit tier (spend $1,000 per year) and both award 10 points back for every dollar spent along with other member exclusives. The birthday coupon bumps up to 15% off and 20% off, respectively, and Summit members get free shipping and returns on all orders.

What’s more, the top two tiers unlock Backcountry’s celebrated Gearhead Service which lets you speak with a knowledgable outdoor enthusiast to find the gear you need for your next adventure. Summit members are even granted exclusive access to a Personal Gearhead, someone who’s an expert in their outdoor pursuit capable of giving customized advice, free of charge.

As if these perks weren’t enough, Backcountry is currently offering 20% off one full-priced item for Expedition Perks members. That means 20% off a new kayak, rooftop tent, camping stove or whatever wishlist item you’ve been sitting on for months.

So what are you waiting for? Join, save and smile.

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