Alleghenies Adventure Sweepstakes

Welcome to the Choose-Your-Alleghenies-Adventure Sweepstakes! This contest follows a successful sweepstakes last winter with REI Adventures, where Matt Eder of Portland, Ore., won a trip to Sequoia National Park. This summer, Gear Junkie LLC has teamed with The Alleghenies Tourism Council to launch a new Choose-Your-Adventure sweepstakes. Starting today (Aug. 3) and going through September 15, 2009, Gear Junkie readers can sign up for a chance to win an all-expenses-paid adventure-travel vacation to The Alleghenies.

Whitewater kayaking in the Alleghenies

In addition to airfare and the all-expenses paid trip, the winner will be outfitted with gear from sponsors including Wigwam, Duofold, and Teva. The winner and a travel companion will pick between one of five adventures trip itineraries, including mountain biking, hiking, fishing, paddling, and road biking in The Alleghenies.

To sign up, visit

View from the top: Sunset scene over Raystown Lake in The Alleghenies

Attending the autumn adventure weekend with the winner and a guest will be The Gear Junkie, Stephen Regenold, a nationally-syndicated newspaper columnist and founder of

See official Rules and Eligibility information here: