The American Alpine Club is closing out 2011 in style by giving away $1000 worth of gear to one lucky member. The organization, which is a tireless advocate for American climbers both at home and abroad, will automatically enter all new members into the prize drawing, while all current members can simply send an e-mail to the AAC to request entry as well. New members can sign-up here.
The prize package includes $500 in gear and a $500 gift card from Black Diamond. The gift card allows you to choose what items you’d like to add to your gear closet, such as a new tent, backpack, or even some skis. The winner will also receive a Trango Piranha Knife, Mountainsmith Scream 25 Pack, and an Ibex Merino Wool Hoody.
For more information on the gear giveaway, the benefits of membership to the AAC, and more, click here. Also, new and renewing members should be sure to use the code “GEARUP” at checkout to ensure that you’re entered into the drawing.
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