Trailspace Turns 10 essay contest closes on Thursday

Bad tentmates, family backpacking, climbing ice, solo thru-hiking, the best jacket ever.

Those are just some of the topics covered in the Trailspace Turns 10 Essay Contest.

Want the chance to win a $100 gift certificate for outdoor gear? Enter your own essay by midnight (your time zone) on Thursday, March 31. That's just days away. So get cracking.

Tell us about your 10-year-old gear. Share a favorite outdoor memory. Present a photo essay of a noteworthy adventure.

How to enter: In 600 words or less (photos and videos are encouraged) write about one of the following topics:

  • Share a story about your 10-year-old gear,
  • Tell us what you were doing outdoors 10 years ago, or
  • Share a favorite outdoor memory from the past decade

Where: To submit an entry, start a new topic/thread in the Trailspace Turns 10 Essay Contest forum.

When: Open now through Thursday, March 31, 2011. Contest voting will be announced in April.

Prizes: We'll award $100 gift certificates to an outdoor retailer for the very best entries. We'll also throw in hats, stickers, water bottles, and other prizes. Members will get to vote and help us pick the winners in April.

Rules: You must be a member of Trailspace to enter. Not a member? Join now. One entry per person. Void where prohibited. Not open to employees of Trailspace or their immediate family members.


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