‘SPOT’ Holiday Contest

Update! The contest is now closed, and we had a scary number of people that answered correctly! The name of the Scottish Hiker rescued by the RAF is. . . Niels Vinther. We have contacted the winner and will announce once we get a response.

Your Halloween sugar highs have faded. It’s officially November, fully autumn and verging on winter in many parts of the United States. As such, this month GearJunkie.com is teaming with SPOT LLC to kick off a holiday and gear extravaganza that will include gift guides, contests, and a seven-week-long campaign of giveaways and online treasure hunts where you can “SPOT the Holiday” gifts to win!

Next week, GearJunkie and SPOT will co-launch a substantial Holiday gift guide and contest microsite. Today, we begin the online “treasure hunt” series, and this week’s prize is a SPOT Satellite Messenger device + a year of service! Instructions for your chance to win. . .

STEP 1: FOLLOW or ‘LIKE’ US! Go to Twitter and follow TheGearJunkie and SPOT_Messenger. . . and/or. . . sign in and click to “like” GJ and SPOT on Facebook — facebook.com/thegearjunkie and facebook.com/spotmessenger.

STEP 2: SPOT SITE SEARCH. Go to www.FindMeSPOT.com and find the answer to this question. . . What is the name of the lone hiker rescued in 2008 from a remote Scottish highland after using SPOT as an emergency beacon?

STEP 3: EMAIL YOUR ANSWER! Email the hiker’s full name to spotmessenger@gearjunkie.com.

We will announce contest updates this week on GearJunkie as well as Facebook and Twitter. A winner will be randomly drawn on Friday, Nov 5th. Good luck!

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