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Modern Hiker is the most-read hiking site in the American West. Since 2006, we have built a loyal and growing audience of outdoor enthusiasts, and our base in the cities of the West give us an especially diverse readership.

In 2016, Modern Hiker averaged 263,000 unique viewand nearly one million pageviews per month, and our social media accounts have a combined reach of over 60,000 followers.

Our Editor has more than 14 years experience working with product integration and sponsorship messaging on nationally broadcast television and we can suit almost any brand’s promotional needs. We have a variety of options and are open to brainstorming new and creative ideas with you!

Traditional Ad Space

Advertising space is available site-wide or in certain sections, and we accept standard ad sizes as well as additional custom sizes on a case-by-case basis.

Advertisements can be purchased by week or month, and are guaranteed 100% fill in the locations during the timeframe purchased. Rates begin at $500 per unit, per week.

Front Page Featured

Large tiles on the front page can be purchased by week. Rates begin at $700 / week for smaller upper tile, $500 / week for smaller lower tile, $1000 for large tile.

Social Media Placement

Sponsored posts can also be placed on our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram feeds. Placement can be purchased in conjunction with other advertisements or on their own. Rates vary depending on content and length of time required. 

Sponsored Posts and More

We have more than 14 years of experience crafting product integration for national television programs and can offer your company similar integration. Potential sponsorship examples include your branding on a series of feature articles, hike guides, or travel posts; sponsorship of our email newsletter; in depth posts on your product or brand, and simple sponsored posts.

If content is provided, we reserve the right to make editorial changes to the title and copy if it doesn’t fit our style guidelines.

Compensation may be negotiable depending on circumstances and amount of original content we have to produce and we will provide full disclosure to our readers on our relationship.

Note that we do not accept compensation for editorial reviews of products or experiences and we comply with FCC regulations requiring disclosure when a product or service is provided at reduced costs or free of charge.

Sample Baseline Rates:

  • Sponsored blog post – 30 day life: $250
  • Sponsored blog post – 90 day life: $400
  • Sponsored blog post – permanent: $600

Newsletter Sponsorship

Our Email Newsletter has more than 2500 subscribers and has open and click rates well above the industry average. We do not offer direct email marketing but we can note you as an official sponsor of Modern Hiker in prominently placed graphics or text. Rates vary depending on placement and all images and copy must be approved.

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