Mount Katahdin Ascended, Timberland Swag Procured!

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Our treasure hunt contest with Spot LLC, ‘Checkpoint: SPOT, is heating up, with nearly half the prizes claimed, and only one week left for SPOT exclusivity (smartphone users, stay tuned next week!).

Today, we have a new set of winners, Jennifer and Rolf Dengler of Lawrenceville, Penn., have snagged the checkpoint atop Maine’s 5,268-foot Mount Katahdin! The award is a prize package from Timberland, including four pair of shoes and a backpack. (See the prize and checkpoint deets here; click the marker over Maine, clue “End of the AT.”)


Jennifer and Rolf Dengler ascending Maine’s Mount Katahdin in a downpour

Congrats to Jennifer and Rolf! The couple climbed Katahdin this past weekend in torrential rain. “Katahdin was a killer hike,” Jennifer wrote. “It rained the entire time and it was exceptionally overcast and windy — everything was completely soaked, including the camera.”

They might have soaked their camera (the pictures here show that!), but the couple won a backpack full of Timberland swag.


‘Checkpoint: SPOT’ Treasure Hunt map

There are only 7 unclaimed ‘Checkpoint: SPOT’ locations left on the contest map here. Sign up and register for your chance to win! Promotion runs through October 31, 2011. Good luck!

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Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.
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