The 2014 Mountain Gazette Survivor Contest


The 2014 Mountain Gazette Survivor Contest

RabTempest It takes guts, grit, and a desire to live against the grain to live in a mountain town. You have to adapt and you are often struck by the brunt of mother nature’s wrath–forest fires, windstorms, mudslides, floods, wild animals, run-ins with the law, even just the challenge of living far away and off the grid. But that is part of why you live where you do. You and your town are survivors. Here at the Mountain Gazette, we have been working with the Lyons Outdoor Games to help rebuild that tough Colorado mountain town that was almost wiped off the map by catastrophic floods last fall. And we want to know, how have you and your town survived? How are you a survivor? Send us your photos and your story. We will choose ten finalists and post them on and let you, our readers, choose the winner. The grand prize winner will be published on MG and receive a new Solar Zephyr jacket from Rab Mountaineering, a pair of Propet sandals, and a Mountain Gazette tee. Finalists receive publication, hydration and a bottle from Skratch Labs and MG stickers. We look forward to hearing your stories.

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Rules and Regulations: Package must be redeemed within 1 year of winning date. Entries must be received by mail or through the contest sign-up page by 12:00 Midnight EST on June 30th, 2014. One entry per person. One winner per household. Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older. Void wherever prohibited by law. Families and employees of Mountain Gazette and participating sponsors are not eligible. No liability is assumed for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, non-delivered or misdirected mail, or misdirected e-mail, garbled, mistranscribed, faulty or incomplete telephone transmissions, for technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connection, or failed, incomplete or delayed computer transmission or any human error which may occur in the receipt of processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. By entering the sweepstakes, entrants agree that Mountain Gazette reserve the right to contact entrants multiple times with special information and offers. Mountain Gazette reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Winners agree that Mountain Gazette and participating sponsors, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies shall not be liable for injuries or losses of any kind resulting from acceptance of or use of prizes. No substitutions or redemption of cash, or transfer of prize permitted. Any taxes associated with winning any of the prizes detailed below will be paid by the winner. Winners agree to allow sponsors to use their name and pictures for purposes of promotion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply. Selection of finalists will be chosen at the Mountain Gazette office on or before July 7th, 6:00 PM EST 2014. Winners will be contacted by the information they provided in the contest sign-up field and have 7 days to claim their prize before another winner will be picked. Odds of winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received. By submitting a photo, all participants release the rights to Mountain Gazette to post, publish, distribute, or otherwise use at their discretion.

2 thoughts on “The 2014 Mountain Gazette Survivor Contest”

  1. I enjoy the writing style of the contributors. I have about 30 years of unedited travel journals and would like to share them with others but I don’t know where to begin.

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