Ski Mountaineering Essentials Contest


It's all uphill from here.

However you define it – skimo, uphill, rando, ski alpinism – you need a pack for skins, hydration, extra clothing and the perfect jacket to manage your temperature. Enter to win both of these essentials–an Ultimate Direction Skimo Adventure Vest and a La Sportiva Task Hybrid shell. One male and one female will win.

Contest open January 15 - January 26, 2018.

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1. Eligibility. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO SHIP TO THE U.S. THOSE AGE 18 OR OLDER, AND ULTIMATE DIRECTION RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO ENTRANTS WHO RESIDE INOTHER JURISDICTIONS. If you have an APO or FPO mailing address, you must identify your state of permanent residence. To be eligible to win a prize,entries must be completed and received by Ultimate Direction in the format designated below.

2. Sweepstakes Period. The Contest period is from January 15, 2018 - January 26, 2018 (the "Deadline.") All entries must be received by the Deadline to be eligible to win a prize.

3. How to Enter. Via the web:

4. Limit one entry per person per prize. Multiple entries by the same person using one or more e-mail accounts will not be accepted. No mechanically or electronically reproduced entries will be accepted. All entries must besubmitted from a valid e-mail account which may be identified by reverse domain name search. In the event of any dispute, entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the e-mail address from which the e-mail was sent.

5. Selection and Notification. Winner will be determined by a random drawing from all eligible entries on January 26, 2018. Winners will be notified by e-mail by January 31, 2018. To claim a prize, winner should follow the instructions contained in his or her notification email.

6. Prizes. Two (2) Winners will receive (1) Ultimate Direction Skimo Adventure Vest and (1) La Sportiva Task Hybrid shell. No Cash Value. Tax and Shipping Included. Odds of winning a prize depend on number of eligible entries received. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. All prizes will be awarded. Prizes returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within 10 days after delivery of notification will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected by a second random drawing from all remaining eligible entries. Prizes are not transferable and may not be used with any other promotional discount. Nosubstitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Exxel Outdoors reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value for any prize. Limit one prize per household or address. All prizes are awarded "AS IS”

7. Selection of Prize. Actual model, color, accessories and features of the Prize shall be selected by Exxel Outdoors in its sole discretion.

8. General Release. By entering the Sweepstakes, you release Exxel Outdoors, participating sponsors and any of their respective parentcompanies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs,injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including,without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whetherintentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.

9. Use of Winner's Name, Likeness, etc. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the sweepstakes constitutes permission to use winner's name, address, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded any prize, except where prohibited by law, winner may be required to execute a consent to the use of their name, address, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.

10. Affidavit & Release. As a condition of being awarded any prize, winner will be required to execute and deliver to Exxel Outdoors asigned affidavit of eligibility, acceptance of these Official Rules and release of liability.

11. Email Opt-in. By entering this sweepstakes, you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from the Sponsor and its partner, La Sportiva. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

12. Sweepstakes Sponsor. The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Exxel Outdoors, 6235 Lookout Road, Suite B, Boulder CO, 80301.