Cairn Review April 2018

At Cairn, they love the outdoors and want to inspire people to get outside. Every month, you’ll receive a box of products that cater to an outdoor lifestyle. You’ll receive 3 – 6 products (up to $50 value) monthly or 5 – 10 premium products ($300+ value) quarterly. Sample categories that may be included in box: Gear, Apparel, Food/Energy, Skincare, Emergency/Medical. They kindly sent us this box for review.

This is our very first time reviewing Cairn and it has been a long time coming. The subscription box world is in need of more boxes like this so we were SUPER excited to finally get our hands on one. Cairn has been shipping since 2014 and they have definitely made a name for themselves. How on earth has it taken us 4 years to show you this box?!

Subscription Details

SUBSCRIBE – Choose a monthly or premium quarterly delivery of new outdoor products. Or gift Cairn to your favorite trail buddy.

DISCOVER NEW GEAR – Receive 3 – 6 products (up to $50 value) monthly or 5 – 10 premium products ($300+ value) quarterly, curated for you.

REVIEW & EARN POINTS – Earn points for reviewing your new gear. Redeem your points in the Cairn Shop for apparel, free boxes, and gifts for friends.

Here’s a closer look at the items in the April Cairn…….

Sierra Designs DriDown Pillow

Achieve maximum comfort with this versatile DriDown pillow. Use the pillow top with the water resistant synthetic insert for dreamy cushioning, or save weight by leaving the insert behind and using spare clothing as filling on the trail. Two-in-one functionality for a good night’s sleep on every excursion.

I love the versatility of this DriDown Pillow. I like that you can use it as is or that you can remove the insert and simply use the outer jacket stuffed with clothing. Options are always a good thing.

Rite in the Rain Pocket Top-Spiral Notebook

Rest easy knowing those essential trail notes, directions, and memories will stay put in all conditions – rain, snow, or fall into a lake. With an all weather, environmentally responsible coating, your notes will stay smudge-free. Tip: A No. 2 pencil will write (and stay put) on this pad when it’s dry or doused.

At first I thought this was a plain ol’ notebook. But that’s not the case, it’s so much more than that. This little gem is smudge-proof and will protect your notes against the elements. Such a great idea for hikers and campers alike.

The Itch Eraser Gel

Sometimes bug bites, poison ivy, poison oak, and other skin irritations happen. Erase those itches so you can get some rest with this steroid-free, extra strength gel formula made from ultra-healing ingredients such as aloe, vitamin E, tea tree oil, oat complex, and baking soda.

This is a MUST for any/all campers, hikers and outdoorsmen (or women). It’s an item you probably won’t use often, but one that you will be glad to have.

Scratch Labs Anytime Energy Bar

This real ingredients bar is powerful enough for endurance activities, but delicious enough to calm a rumbling stomach anytime. The plant-based, non-GMO ingredients used to make for easier digestion, fast absorption and sustained energy. Vegan, dairy-free, kosher, gluten-free.

Another must for anyone spending time in the outdoors. I need to carry snacks with me on trips to the store let alone trips up the mountain. I LOVE that this particular energy bar is plant-based…….thank you for thinking of us vegans.

Cairn Review April 2018 – Final Thoughts

This was my very first Cairn experience and I am impressed! As I mentioned above, I have been wanting to get my hands on this subscription for quite some time . It’s filling a void in the market which makes me oh so happy. These kind of subscriptions are few and far between so it’s nice to finally get to review one and it’s even better to see that they know what they are doing. Cairn has all their bases covered – nice packaging, informative product card, reasonable price and quality items. Everything I look for in a subscription!



Every month, you’ll receive a box of products that cater to an outdoor lifestyle.

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