What better way to explore and enjoy the planet than on a river, lake or bay in a human-powered watercraft.
With the support of several paddling companies along with Everglades Area Tours, an incredible outdoor adventure awaits you!
All you have to do is enter to win.
Entering couldn't be easier.
Simply fill out the form below to enter SIERRA's 2013 Annual Paddling Sweepstakes.
With 7 outstanding paddling prizes, you could find yourself decked out in new gear from ExOfficio, outfitted for you and your dog with MTI Life Jackets or on an Eco Adventure with Everglades Area Tours.com!
Best of all you cango on your water adventure in a new Ally canoe. Good Luck!
See complete contest rules.
GRAND PRIZE: Ally 16.5' Canoe.
The canoe for those who need large volume combined with high stability on flat waters and in rivers. For years the ALLY16.5’ canoe has been the #1 choice of expeditions all over the world. Suitable for 2-3 adults with gear or 2 adults and 2children, the 16.5´ has a long, rockered keel line, increasing directional stability. The tumblehome design makes it theoptimal choice for all conditions.
Total Retail Value: $2,050
FIRST PRIZE: 3-Day Guided Eco Adventure with Everglades Area Tours.com.
Experience America’s Everglades with a three day guided Eco-Education Adventure. Paddle through magnificent baldcypress and mangrove tunnels – habitat of otters and alligators. Enjoy a guided birding & wildlife safari in the 10,000Islands with egrets, herons, raptors, dolphins, manatees and sea turtles. Enjoy a guided ‘swamp’ walking tour in th ewetlands and sloughs in search of rare orchids and paddle to a rookery at sunset to see hundreds of wading birds returnto their nightly roost.
Total Retail Value: $1,500
SECOND PRIZE: Werner Camano Fiberglass Kayak Paddle
This mid-size blade, straight shaft touring kayak paddle features our most popular award winning low angle mid-sized bladedesign. Providing the perfect combination for paddlers who want gentle power and use a relaxed all around touring stroke.The Camano offers the best balance of light swing weight, durability and performance.
Total Retail Value: $275
THIRD PRIZE: Malone DownLoader Kayak Carrier
The DownLoader features every option for low clearance needs, with ease of loading, boat protection and universal fit requirements. Release Pins rotate up for kayak transport or down for garage access. Adjustable padding protects the boat. Built-inboarding ramp simplifies the loading process and Jawz universal mounting kit fits round, square and factory oval load bars.
Total Retail Value: $159.95
FOURTH PRIZE: MTI Dog Life Jacket and an MTI Person Life Jacket.
For your dog: The underDOG, with 85% of the flotation in the water under the chest and neck, this life jacket is ergonomicallydesigned to support the natural swim angle of the dog. The rear is allowed to sink lower than the forelegs, freeing the hindlegs to swim more efficiently. The neck is supported so that the head rides higher above the water line, helping your dog to beless fatigued after a long swim.
For you: The JAVA is the SUV of paddlesport vests – comfort, style, and great features for kayaking, canoeing, SUP, dragonboating, and sailing. Its soft contoured shaped torso fits like a glove. Open sides allow unlimited freedom of movement andcool ventilation. 400D nylon / 300D polyester shell fabric, with reflective piping front, back and on the adjustable shoulders. Total Retail Value: $140
FIFTH PRIZE: ExOfficio Sol Cool Short Sleeve Tee and a Pair of Marloco Shorts (Men’s or Women’s).
The Sol Cool shirt utilizes Icefil® technology to create the ultimate active shirt for hot weather. The Sol Cool is rated UPF SunGuard 50+ for optimal sun protection. The MarLoco pulls double duty as a board short and an everyday short.Wear it forswimming, travel, or every day thanks to its soft, comfortable fabric and water resistance. It features a security zip pocket anda drop-in gadget pocket, and a velcro and drawstring closure. 5 winners will receive a set.
Total Retail Value: $120
SIXTH PRIZE: Sea to Summit Dry Bags and Dry Storage Set
Keep your gear dry with Sea to Summit. Clear Stopper Dry Bag 13L; Stopper Dry Bag 20L; Big River Dry Bag 20L; TPUGuide Waterproof Case for Smartphones.
Total Retail Value: $130