Great Northern Powder Guides, Untracked Guides, and Epic Planks are excited to announce the Epic Powder Prize contest. The winner of the Epic Powder Prize Contest will win a Montana cat skiing trip for two with Great Northern Powder Guides in Whitefish, MT. The trip includes 2 days of cat skiing and 2 nights of lodging. In addition to the cat skiing trip, the winner will receive a free pair of handmade skis or a snowboard from Epic Planks.
Details for the contest are below. Finalist will be chosen based on creativity and uniqueness. Incorporating video and/or photos with your entry is encouraged.
- 2 days of cat skiing in Whitefish, Montana at Great Northern Powder Guides for 2 guests
- 2 nights accommodation in Whitefish, Montana for 2 guests
- 1 pair of Epic Planks skis or a snowboard
- Write a short essay describing your dream day of cat skiing in Montana with Great Northern Powder Guides (minimum 400 words).
- Essay needs to include all of the following terms: ‘Montana cat skiing’; ‘snowcat’; ‘Epic Planks handmade powder skis’ OR ‘Epic Planks handmade snowboard’; and ‘backcountry skiing’ OR ‘backcountry snowboarding’.
- Essay needs to include text links to all of the following websites: http://www.greatnorthernpowderguides.com/, http://untrackedguides.com/, and http://epicplanks.com/. Please confirm that all of your links are working before submitting entry.
- Publish your essay somewhere online. It is up to you where you would like to post your entry. Examples of places to post your entry include: your own website/blog, a friends website/blog, your favorite message board, or any website that allows you to submit user generated content such as: Freeskier, Biglines,Newschoolers, Teton Gravity Research, Freeride.se, Blogger, WordPress, etc.
- Using the contact form on the lower right side of the Untracked Guides homepage, submit your name, mailing address, email, and link to your essay.
- Entry deadline: April 1, 2011 @ 12:00AM MST.
- Finalists announced: April 11, 2011.
- Voting on finalists: April 11 – 29, 2011.
- Winner announced: April 29, 2011.
- Cat skiing and lodging redeemable during the 2011 – 2012 season.
- Free pair of Epic Planks handmade skis or snowboard to be delivered in fall 2011. Winner to choose ski/snowboard model and size by May 6, 2011. Winners outside of North America are responsible for the shipping expenses on their free skis or snowboard.
- All entry requirements must be met in order for an entry to be considered valid.
About Great Northern Powder Guides:
At Great Northern Powder Guides we create extraordinary experiences by combining unique terrain, experienced guides and first class accommodations. With these elements in play we guarantee an unforgettable cat skiing adventure in Northwest Montana.
Great Northern Powder Guides is the only premier cat skiing company in Northwest Montana. We can make it possible for you to experience Montana’s finest backcountry powder.
About Untracked Guides:
Welcome to UntrackedGuides.com, your source for information on backcountry skiing and snowboarding. Whether you live to earn your turns or yearn to reach the summit via helicopter or snowcat, Untracked Guides will keep you up to date with the latest backcountry skiing and snowboarding news, gear, operators, and guides.
Specializing in heli skiing and snowcat skiing, Untracked Guides is your source for news, articles, and publications dedicated to backcountry powder skiing.
Untracked Guides was founded in 2006 by heli and snowcat skiing enthusiasts who saw an unmet need for a guide book to backcountry skiing. In 2006, Untracked Guides published the first ever guide to heli and cat skiing operations worldwide. This book, titled: Dream Season: Worldwide Guide to Heli & Cat Skiing/Boardingbrought backcountry ski operations to the fingertips of thousands around the world.
In the fall of 2007, the Untracked Guide to Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding was released as an updated version of Dream Season.