Advertisers and the Great Outdoors

Mar 17, 2013
Written by George Yuhba

It's Spring time! I'm back from Chicago where I was greeted with more snow in three weeks than Southern California has seen in thirty years. 

Those beautiful white flakes got me thinking about how Spring time is the perfect time to step outside and get back into the great outdoors. Which got me thinking about the late, great John Candy and the 80's classic movie "The Great Outdoors." But all this really got me thinking about was all of the Commission Junction high performing advertisers in the Outdoor category, so here they are in this week's CJ Pulse!


Moosejaw - one of the fastest-growing outdoor retailers in the country - offers mid to high-end mountain apparel and outdoor equipment. Moosejaw has cutting edge navigation, top of the line zoom functionality, competitive prices and a unique brand of silliness that breeds unparalleled loyalty.


Moosejaw Affiliate Program Highlights:

  • 8 percent commission rate, plus performance incentives

  • Over 8,000 products from top brands

  • Customers get Moosejaw Rewards Points on every purchase


Apply to Program


BACKCOUNTRY.COM AFFILIATE PROGRAM offers a wide array of the best gear on the planet for serious, passionate outdoor enthusiasts. Count on to have the highest quality gear for backpacking, camping, trail running, skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, kayaking, mountaineering and more. Affiliate Program Highlights:

  • 8 percent commission rate; premium rates of 10 percent+ for top performers

  • No restrictions on product categories or SKUs - earn the same on everything we sell

  • Free 2 day shipping on orders over $50


Apply to Program



Quality Hunting, Fishing, Camping and Outdoor Gear at competitive prices – find it at Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter.


Cabela's Affiliate Program Highlights:

  • 3- 6 percent commission rate

  • Product catalog feed

  • Strong brand recognition


Apply to Program


REI AFFILIATE PROGRAM is the Internet's largest outdoor store, offering a broad selection of trusted gear as well as expert advice and in-depth information about products and outdoor recreation.


REI Affiliate Program Highlights:

  • 5 percent commission rate

  • Brand name closeouts at

  • 100 percent customer satisfaction guarantee


Apply to Program



The Sportsman's Guide is the nation's largest outdoor gear and clothing retailer, outfitting the nation's outdoorsmen and women with top quality, name brand gear and clothing since 1970. The program offers expanded sales and increased order values with specialty product sites,, and, plus, all in one shopping cart!


The Sportsman's Guide Affiliate Program Highlights:

  • 5-10 percent commission rates

  • Weekly and daily promotions and coupon codes

  • Three additional sales opportunities in a single cart: Boating, WorkWear, and TruckMonkey


Apply to Program

Topics: Retail, Recruitment