Celebrate Winter Fun, Win the Ultimate Nordic Winter Getaway in British Columbia

Explore the Nordic trails in British Columbia and win a prize in BC Nordic’s “Nuts for Nordic 2” photo contest. It’s simple: hit the trails, click, upload and vote for your favourite photos.

Running until March 31, the online photo contest gives outdoor enthusiasts a chance to win “The Ultimate Nordic Winter Getaway in BC” prize package. This year’s “Best Photo” prize winner will receive a $1,400 Nordic getaway in Whistler, BC. The photo that garners the “Most Votes” online will receive the “Yeti Snowshoe Prize Pack.” More than $3,000 worth of prizes are up for grabs.

Incredible cross-country ski terrain is found throughout the province, which in total has more than 1,000 km of world-class trails at designated ski areas. The unique destinations located throughout British Columbia have inspired these prize packages and are sure to inspire great photo opportunities too.

Outdoor enthusiasts are only required to get out there and enjoy Nordic trails anywhere in British Columbia and upload their cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or backcountry skiing photos at http://photocontest.bcnordic.com/ to win prizes. All contest entrants have a chance to win weekly prize giveaways — from toques to trail passes — from top Nordic gear suppliers and retailers.

Highlights of “The Ultimate Nordic Winter Getaway in BC” package for two people, courtesy of Tourism Whistler includes:

-Two nights’ accommodation at Nita Lake Lodge

-One “Discover Biathlon” for two at Whistler Olympic Park

-One Cross-country ski lesson for two courtesy of Cross Country Connection

-One Natural Mystic Snowshoe Tour courtesy of The Adventure Group Whistler

Contest updates and weekly prize winners will be announced on BC Nordic’s Facebook page. The first prize, “Best Photo”, will be judged by a panel of judges. The second prize, “Most Votes”, will be awarded to the photo that receives the most online votes. Photos can be taken anywhere in British Columbia. Details about Nordic ski areas can be found on the Find a Place to Ski and Stay page on www.bcnordic.com.

For complete contest details, prize information, entry and voting rules visit http://photocontest.bcnordic.com. Contest closes March 31, 2012.

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