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#SendMeSeaToSummit Instagram Contest

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Share your best outdoor action photos on Instagram with the hashtag #SendMeSeaToSummit and be sure to tag @SeaToSummitGear AND @TahoeMountainSports. Contest runs August 14 – September 14, 2015. Two winners will be selected to each win a new Comfort Light Insulated Sleeping Mat and Air Stream Dry Sack  Pump!

 

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Comfort Light Insulated Sleeping Mat ($170.00 MSRP)

The Comfort Light sleeping mats feature hybrid layer Air Sprung Cell technology – a double layer of high resolution cells in the torso for maximum comfort and insulation, and single layer of medium resolution cells in the head and legs for reduced weight. Sea to Summit uses Exkin Platinum, a quiet non-woven fabric, to reflect radiant heat loss back to the user and Thermolite insulation to prevent convective heat loss between your body and the ground.

DETAILS
– Exkin Platinum fabric and Thermolite insulation are combined to prevent radiant and convective heat loss
– Multi-function valve for easy inflation, deflation and fine tuning of air pressure
– 40D rip-stop nylon face fabric offers the right balance between weight and durability
– Sea to Summit’s TPU lamination process – one used in the medical and aeronautical industries but unique to the outdoor industry – is vastly superior to the roll-to-roll lamination process that is commonly used in outdoor products at present. The TPU bonds better and more consistently, virtually eliminating delamination issues.
– Extended storage instructions: mat should be laid flat, folded as few times as possible with valve open
Click HERE to learn more about proper use and care of your sleeping mat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Air Stream Dry Sack Pump

Air Stream Dry Sack Pump ($35.00 MSRP)

The Air Stream is Sea to Summit’s big-volume sleeping mattress pump, it’s based on their 20L Ultra-Sil Nano Dry Sack, with added valve plug and foot loop. The 20 liter Air Stream can be inflated with a single breath. Two to three cycles from the Air Stream are enough to fill Sea to Summit sleeping mats, so you’re ready to go quickly, with minimal breath condensation in your mat or dizziness from blowing the mat up. The Air Stream can be used as a 20L dry sack or ultralight pack liner.

DETAILS
– Inflates most sleeping mats in only two or three compressions
– Oval base design
– Fully seam sealed with sealable valve plug
– Made from lightweight 15D UltraSil

 

 

 

Click HERE to shop our great selection of Sea to Summit – Outdoor Gear!

Sea to Summit X Bowl
Sea to Summit X Bowl
MSRP: $15.95

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About Sea to Summit:

In 1984 a small group of climbers from the world’s flattest continent pulled off an audacious ascent of Mount Everest – they put a new route up the north face in lightweight style with no oxygen or sherpa support. Six years later, one of the summiteers, Tim Macartney-Snape decided to return to Everest after he realized neither he nor any other person who had climbed the mountain had truly climbed the entire 8,848 meters, as that would have meant starting from sea level. That is, no one had yet climbed it from “sea to summit”.

In the spring of 1990 Tim had a swim in the tepid waters of India’s Bay of Bengal then set off on foot across the Gangetic plain toward the distant Himalayan foothills. Four months later, after climbing alone from Base Camp and without the assistance of oxygen, he set foot once again on the highest point on earth. Tim’s solo ascent of Mt. Everest was named the “Sea to Summit” expedition.

Back in Australia, Tim joined forces with climbing friend, sewing enthusiast and design guru Roland Tyson to build a business that could make use of their knowledge of the outdoors to create truly ingenious, well-made but affordable outdoor equipment. They named their company Sea to Summit after Tim’s expedition and the business prospered.

Today the Sea to Summit brand continues to provide innovative gear and serves a growing band of outdoor enthusiasts all over the world.

Sea to Summit | TMS #SendMeSeaToSummit Instagram Contest Rules

– One entry per user. Must be 18 years or older. Winner pays shipping outside continental U.S.

– Giveaway period runs today through September 14, 2015. Two winners will be selected on September 15 and contacted via Instagram.

– User has read and reviewed the Tahoe Mountain Sports Privacy Policy.

– No purchase is necessary.

– Any and all purchases from Tahoe Mountain Sports (or any of its respective channels) will not improve one’s chances of winning.

– Winner(s) of the will not hold Tahoe Mountain Sports responsible for any/all warranty issues that arise with the giveaway. Sea to Summit assumes all responsibility for any/all warranty issues with the products in the #SendMeSeaToSummit Instagram Contest.

– Tahoe Mountain Sports shall be primary contest sponsor and is the principal place of business (11200 Donner Pass Rd. E5, Truckee, CA 96161).

– Tahoe Mountain Sports will contact the winner via Instagram. Entrants must provide a valid email.

– Free Shipping available in the Continental US only. Any shipments outside of the US are the responsibility of the winner.

Merrell Capra Speed Hiker Giveaway!

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

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ENTER TO WIN HERE!

Keeping you sure-footed on the edge, this extremely lightweight speed hiker is made for the ultimate adrenalized climbs and scrambles.

Tenacious, durable and waterproof, it keeps your feet dry and spares every ounce, strategically placing cushioning where you need it: more at the heel buffers the descent, while it tapers at the forefoot for maximum ground feel and responsiveness over variable terrain.

Shop Merrell here.

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#TMS Merrell Capra Giveaway – Rules and Regulations

– One entry per user. Must be 18 years or older. Winner pays shipping outside continental U.S.
– Giveaway period runs March 31 through April 25, 2015. One random winner will be drawn on April 28 and contacted via email.
– User agrees to be added to Tahoe Mountain Sports newsletters.
– User has read and reviewed the Tahoe Mountain Sports Privacy Policy.
– No purchase is necessary.
– Any and all purchases from Tahoe Mountain Sports (or any of its respective channels) will not improve one’s chances of winning.
– Winner(s) of the will not hold Tahoe Mountain Sports responsible for any/all warranty issues that arise with the giveaway. Merrell / Merrell Outside assumes all responsibility for any/all warranty issues with the products in the #TMS Merrell Capra Giveaway
– Tahoe Mountain Sports shall be primary contest sponsor and is the principal place of business (11200 Donner Pass Rd. E5, Truckee, CA 96161)
– Tahoe Mountain Sports will contact the winner by email. Entrants must provide a valid email.

New Year | New Gear! – Pinterest Contest

Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Its a new year, so show us what new gear you like on Pinterest

Rules:

  • Follow @TahoeMountainSports on Pinterest (insert Pinterest logo)
  • Create a board with the title “New Year | New Gear!”
  • Pin your top ten wish-list gear items from tahoemountainsports.com
  • Tag each pin with #NewYearNewGear
  • Submit your entry by emailing your board’s unique URL with “New Year | New Gear!” in the subject line to social@tahoemountainsports.com

How will you be rewarded, you ask? Tahoe Mountain Sports will give one participant a $50 Gift Card to Tahoe Mountain Sports, a as well as Smith Optics Parallel Sunglasses – Women’s (Retail $129), Power Practical Lithium 4400 Rechargeable Battery Pack (Retail $59.99) and CEP Compression Recovery Socks – Men’s (Retail $49.95)

What are you waiting for? Head over to our New Gear | New Year Pinterest board to learn more and start pinning on your new board now!

 

Nikwax #DirtyJacket Instagram Contest

Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Enter the Nikwax #DirtyJacket Instagram Contest!

We care about your investment as much as you! If you have a jacket that has seen cleaner and brighter days, take a photo of it and enter to win some Nikwax Wash-In care!

What You Can Win

Nikwax TX.DIRECT WASH-IN (Wash-in waterproofing for wet weather clothing) Packet.

How to Enter

Share your dirty jacket photos on Instagram with the hashtag #DirtyJacket and tag @tahoemountainsports, and @nikwaxna. The top five photos will win a two-use packet of Nikwax TX.DIRECT WASH-IN waterproofing.

Here are some more Nikwax options…

Nikwax Tech Wash Waterproofing
Nikwax Tech Wash Waterproofing
MSRP: $9.95
Nikwax Ski Skin Waterproofing
Nikwax Ski Skin Waterproofing
MSRP: $8.95

Tahoe Mountain Sports will pick a winner on December 12 and notify them by leaving comment on Instagram. Winner will be asked to provide shipping information via email.

Winning photos based on cool factor (creativity/relevance), not necessarily the highest quality image or number of likes. Let’s see what you’ve got! Anyone who has a dirty jacket and can take a photo (or have their friend take one) is encouraged to enter

#WeLikeToHike Instagram Contest

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

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If you like hiking, show us! Every hiker needs a great pair of socks and a water bottle that doesn’t take up too much room. Darn Tough Vermont Socks and Platypus Hydration are the perfect pair to make a great day on the trails comfortable and hydrated!

What You Can Win

His and Hers – Platypus 1.0 Liter Softbottle and Darn Tough Hike/Trek Socks

How to Enter

Share your hiking photos on Instagram with the hashtag #WeLikeToHike and tag @tahoemountainsports, @darntoughvermont, @platypushydration and one (1) or more of your hiking buddies.

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Tahoe Mountain Sports will pick a winner on November 18 and notify them by leaving comment on Instagram. Winner will be asked to provide shipping information via email.

Winning photo based on cool factor (creativity/relevance), not necessarily the highest quality image or number of likes. Let’s see what you’ve got! Anyone who hikes and can take a photo (or have their friend take one) is encouraged to enter

2014 Beer Gear of the Year Coming to Reno’s CANFEST Festival

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

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There’s been a lot of hype building around Reno’s upcoming International Canned Beer Festival, and Tahoe Mountain Sports is excited to be the only outdoor retailer sponsoring the event. We aren’t just looking forward to having over one hundred tasty brews to sample – although, that’s a bit of our motivation. We’re bringing out some really cool products that help beer lovers enjoy their favorite drinks outdoors! We’re calling it Beer Gear, and we’ll have several forms on display at CANFEST. Surely some will be put to personal use during the event, and we will happily give demonstrations, but here comes the best part…brace yourselves…

 

Anyone who attends CANFEST will qualify to WIN BEER GEAR

 

What is this Beer Gear we speak of? Here’s a peak at four of the outdoor products for beer lovers we’ll be showing off:

 
Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Bottles

hydroflask-21ozhydroflask-growlerHydro Flask makes top-quality, double-walled stainless steel bottles that come with a lifetime warranty. Literally. They “guarantee every Hydro Flask against manufacturer defects for one hundred years or one lifetime, whichever comes first!”  From the wide mouth Hydro Flask 64-oz Growler to the flip-lid, 18-oz to 21-oz Hydro Flask bottles, we’ve got what you need to keep your hot liquids hot and your cold liquids cold.

 

 

 

Oakley Jupiter Cooler Backpack

oakley-jupiter-beer-cooler-backpackoakley-cooler-backpackThis versatile Oakley backpack stores up to eight cans in a separate, insulated compartment. Compared to other cooler backpacks we’ve used, the Jupiter is actually quite comfortable with the added weight of beer cans. Stash all your goodies for a day at the beach, a concert at the park, or a hike to your favorite alpine lake. Upon arrival, unzip the cooler pocket and grab yourself a cold one…or three.

 

 

 

 

Klean Kanteen 16-oz Stainless Steel Pint Glass

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Snow Peak 500-ml Kanpai Bottle

snow-peak-kanpai-bottlesnow-peak-kanpai-bottleThis delightful adult toy can keep a 16-oz can cold for six hours without a change in temperature. What’s that? You don’t drink tall cans? That’s cool, you can always stash your two favorite 12-oz cans in the 500-ml Kanpai Bottle. It comes with a “cold lid” and a “hot lid” for different uses. Freeze the cold lid ahead of time to maximize chill time, or, to keep hot drinks scolding hot for up to six hours, use the hot lid with the double wall vacuum sealed bottle and be careful not to burn your mouth.


*TMS is not responsible for injuries due to improper use of beverage containers. However, once you’ve repeatedly benefited from proper use of Beer Gear, we’ll take full credit via positive word of mouth :)

 

This next product is really, really cool and deserves to be included even if it’s not directly related to beer.

PowerPot Thermoelectric Generator

power-practical-powerpotpowerpot-generator-potPower Practical found a clever way to use thermoelectric technology so energy from camp stoves and fires isn’t wasted into the air. The Power Practical PowerPot is clever, to say the least. It’s a cooking pot that allows you to plug into the pot, boil water or make dinner, and charge your phone via USB in any environment (even winter camping). The pot and cord combined weigh only 14 ounces, and just 10 minutes of charging produces approximately 60 minutes of talk time.

 

Sound irrelevant? Well, think outside the box! There are countless ways a PowerPot can benefit beer lovers.

4 Quick Examples:

– Casually enjoy a single can of beer in the time it takes to charge an iPhone 5.
– 3-4 days into a trek, your phone dies. There goes your camera! Fortunately, you can charge it over dinner and still have time for one last inebriated “selfie” before the campfire burns out.
– If you were to run out of water while camping and required cell service to call for help, but your phone was dead, it would only take a few minutes to boil your beer and get enough charge for a distress call.
– Alcohol consumption slightly affects the memory, so in the odd case you forget to pack your other thermoelectric generator, the PowerPot’s got your back. Oh, and since it’s also a cooking set, it saves room in your pack for beer.

I know, I stretched pretty far to justify plugging this piece of gear. I just think the concept’s so great that I couldn’t help but share the news.

 

Score yourself some free Beer Gear:

In a recent interview with CANFEST, TMS Owner Dave Polivy said, “We look forward to bringing down outdoor products that also relate to the beer lover, including insulated growlers, reusable pint glasses, and bottles that will fully encapsulate canned beer.” TMS plans to make their booth fun, interactive and rewarding for all who stop by. “We will show-off recently released products and giveaway prizes on-site, host text to win contests, and utilize social media to engage with the crowd.”

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If you don’t already have tickets, you can score free admission through any of our weekly drawings. Follow us on Facebook so you don’t miss out! Enter each week if you want, since we drain the entry pool weekly. To enter without waiting for our next Facebook giveaway post, submit your email at http://goo.gl/VA7Ci1 and cross your fingers.

BONUS OFFER:

Take 20% off any full-price item at www.tahoemountainsports.com! Enter CANFEST14 at checkout to activate discount. Discount valid until 9/1/14.

 

 

Kelty Folding Cooler - Large
Kelty Folding Cooler – Large
MSRP: $85.95
Snow Peak Titanium Round Flask
Snow Peak Titanium Round Flask
MSRP: $149.95

JTreeRockLife Instagram Contest: Share Rock Climbing Pics to Win!

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Win Tip-Numbing Climbing Chalk and a Dopp Kit from Joshua Tree Skin Care!

 

What climber couldn’t use some free organic skin salve for their gnarly knuckles, scrapes and sunburns? And don’t act like your hands are too tough for scented, soothing chalk. That’s like saying you’re too macho to kiss your own mama in public.
Nobody is too tough for Joshua Tree Skin Care products.

 

How to Enter

Share rock climbing photos on Instagram with the hashtag #JTreeRockLife and tag @tahoemountainsports, @jtreelife and one (1) or more of your climbing buddies.

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Tahoe Mountain Sports will pick a winner on August 13 and notify them by leaving comment on Instagram. Winner will be asked to provide shipping information via email.

Winning photo based on cool factor (creativity/relevance), not necessarily the highest quality image or number of likes. Let’s see what you’ve got! Anyone who climbs and can take a photo (or have their friend take one) is encouraged to enter.

Chalk (100 g) contains naturally soothing sources of menthol. Dopp Kit includes Organic Skin Salve (1.7 oz), Sunscreen (.35 oz) and Lip Balm (SPF 15, flavor: Mountain Mint). Must be 13+ years to enter. Winner pays shipping outside continental U.S.

Campsite CookOff Pinterest Contest – Share Your Camping Recipes!

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

We’re looking for creative ideas for camping recipes and Pinterest is the place to share them! That’s why we’re hosting the TMS Campsite Cookoff and asking for your help. Share your favorite camping recipes, or new ideas you’d love to try during your next outdoor adventure, and we’ll reward you for your efforts.

How will you be rewarded, you ask? Tahoe Mountain Sports will give three participants a Camp Cook’s Combo, including a Stainless Steel Pint Glass from Klean Kanteen, a Titanium Spork from Snow Peak, Electrolyte Capsules from GU Energy, and Pomegranate Organic Energy Chews from Honey Stinger!

What are you waiting for? Head over to our Campsite Cookoff Pinterest board and start pinning now!

 

Pinterest Camping Recipes Contest

Click this image to be directed to the TMS Campsite Cookoff Pinterest board.

 

#TahoeBikeLOVE Instagram Photo Contest – Win ZOIC Bike Clothing!

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

 

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Contest ends June 21 at midnight PST.

Do you love biking? Want to win $150 in free ZOIC bike clothing? Maybe you just like riding your bike and you have some cool pictures to share. Either way, you can win! Here’s how:

– Between now and June 21, share photos from your biking adventures on Instagram

– Use the hashtag #tahoebikelove and tag @TahoeMountainSports and @ZOICclothing

– Share your photo and ask your friends to LIKE it

– Photo with the most likes by midnight on June 21 wins! (Count begins when you submit the photo, not when you first uploaded it to Instagram.)

It really is that easy. The options for road biking and mountain biking in Lake Tahoe are seemingly endless, so you must have a new (or old) photo somewhere on your phone or computer. It could be you or a friend. Action-packed or simply a pretty picture. You don’t have to be “catching air” in the photo, or doing anything “impressive” at all. All you have to do is show us your #TahoeBikeLOVE!

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Share as many photos as you like; entering multiple times can greatly increase your chances.  Winner will be notified via Instagram, so watch for comments from @TahoeMountainSports after the contest has ended. Winner will be instructed to send an email with shipping information from a valid email address. Must be 13 or older to participate. Winner pays shipping outside continental U.S.

 

Here are just four of the great options you’ll have when you style yourself out in new ZOIC bike clothing:

 

Zoic Ether Bike Short - Men's
Zoic Ether Bike Short – Men’s
MSRP: $79.95

Basecamp Gear Giveaway: Win $500+ in NEMO Camping Equipment!

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Between April 17 and May 5, win a $500+ camping gear setup by simply entering your email address here!

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We’ve teamed up with OutdoorHub and NEMO Equipment to bring you another great gear giveaway just in time for spring camping season! You could win a NEMO Galaxi two-person tent, a NEMO Helio Pressure Shower, NEMO Fillo Inflatable Pillow and a $100 gift certificate to Tahoe Mountain Sports…That’s a $500+ value! If you’ve never used NEMO camping gear, you’re missing out. Their innovative outdoor equipment has wowed testers and won numerous awards industry-wide.

The Galaxi Tent uses a single-pole design that’s quick and easy to set up, lighter than multi-pole designs, and still somehow withstands high winds. It also features magnetic door tie-backs! Click here for more info about the Galaxi Tent

The Helio Pressure Shower uses air pressure rather than gravity and provides 5-7 minutes of shower time from a 2.9-gallon reservoir! Want hot water? Let it warm up in the sun for a while. Click here for more info about the Helio Pressure Shower

The Fillo Pillow is incredibly soft and comfortable on the skin, and is a camper and backpacker’s delight! It adds lightweight luxury to your campsite and the trails that lie ahead. Click here for more info about the Fillo Pillow

A TMS Gift Certificate, valid either online or at our location in North Lake Tahoe, gives you the freedom to purchase any other gear you may need for your next outdoor adventure! Click here for more info about Tahoe Mountain Sports

 

Between April 17 and May 5, visit our contest page on Facebook. Enter your email address in the box and we’ll select one random entry on May 6. One random winner will be contacted via email. It’s that easy!

 

Check out these cool videos highlighting NEMO Equipment:


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Nemo Helio Pressure Shower
Nemo Helio Pressure Shower
MSRP: $99.95
Nemo Fillo Backpacking Pillow
Nemo Fillo Backpacking Pillow
MSRP: $44.95
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