’10 Boot Giveaway’ with KEEN

Update: 09/17/14 — Thanks to all who entered. We received hundreds of great responses and comments, but in the end we had to choose just 10. Congrats to Sara Karlik, Mary W., Rhonda Moore, “Hike Maryland,” Ken S., “NatureGuided,” Rick Toomey, Billy Johnson, Joe Tipps, and Darrin Pelham. You get the new Durand boots from KEEN. Put them to good use out there!

As a challenge this summer we have decided to hike 1 million steps in a pair of KEEN’s built-in-the-USA Durand boots. This week, KEEN is giving GearJunkie 10 pairs of its new Durands to get to readers in need of some stout hiking footwear of their own.

To enter, simply follow the three steps below. . .

1) Go to our original article here — KEEN Footwear ‘Built In The USA

2) Click the “Like” button on the top of the article to share it on Facebook

3) Add your comment to the comments area at the bottom of the article on why you NEED the Durand boots for an upcoming hiking or backpacking trip.

That’s it. We’ll pick the 10 most fun, interesting and real answers and ship out new Durand boots early next month. Good luck!

KEEN factory in Portland, Ore., where the Durand boots are built

Rules: Submit as many responses as you want. Be creative and fun, nothing crude. Winners are domestic USA only. Must be 18 years or older. We will pick the 10 most interesting, funny, or real reasons as our winners. Contest end date: 09/08/14.

Stephen Regenold

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.