Bag Night Challenge Winners

It’s been a long year. One in which I put in a lot more time and energy than I expected into the BNC, but with that said I’m happy to announce we have a winner. In the end it only came down to a few nights but with 108 bag nights, Jill Hueckman is our winner. Ryan Davies was a very very close second with 106, and Nick Carman was third with 98.

Our random grand prize winner is Andrew R.

Here is what it took to win:

January/Feb:

1/1-3: 2 Nights in Snowcave in LaPlata Canyon
1/12-15: 3 Nights in Cortez, CO at Phils, Sand Canyon, Mancos on trip home
1/20-22: 2 Nights in Moab
1/29-31: 2 Nights in Ouray and Silverton
2/7-9: 2 Nights Pagosa and Wolf Creek
2/13-19: 5 Nights in AZ for AZT training/pre-riding/24OP support
2/28-29: 1 night in LaPlatas near Purgatory
17 nights

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March/April:
3/2-6:3 Nights at Rico, Telluride, Moab
3/9-11: 2 Nights in igloo on Cottonwood
3/15-18: 1 Night in Penitente Canyon riding
3/22-27: 3 Nights going to/from and during Eqiunox Snow Challenge
4/5-7: 2 Nights Hartman Rocks/Fruita
4/11-12: 2 Nights during trip to AZTR
4/13-27:13 Nights on AZTR
4/28-29: 1 Night on return to CO from AZ
27 nights

;

May/June:
5/4-5: 2 nights, Kennebec Pass
5/11-13: 3 nights, 12Hours WW in New Mexico
5/28-6/1: 4 nights, Blanca, Little Bear, Ellingwood trip
6/13-14: 1 night, Blanca, Ellingwood summits
6/15-20: 5 nights, 24HITEF and Chicago Basin trip
15 nights

;

July/Aug:
7/4-6: 2 Nights on CT
7/11-12: 1 on Mt. Evans
7/18-21: 3 Wilson/Telluride
7/23-25: 2 in LaPlata Canyon
8/17-18: 1 at Vallecito Res
8/21-22: 1 on Wolf Creek
10 nights

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Sept/Oct:
9/3-5: 2 Nights going from Den-DGO
9/21-23: 2 Nights going from DGO to Den
10/1-3: 2 Nights in Moab
10/4-9: 4 Nights on trip to/from/during Coco 250 in AZ
10/24-25: 1 Night in Moab riding
11 nights

;

Nov/Dec:
11/2-4: 2 Nights on Moab WRIAD trip
11/16-18: 2 Nights for AH 135 freeze training in Buena Vista
11/24-26: 2 NIghts on Rollinsville Pass trip
12/14-16: 2 in Leadville and Alamosa
12/19: 1 on Montezuma/Keystone ride
12/29: 1 near St. Mary’s Glacier
10 nights

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Total: 90 Nights
18 Bonus Pts
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108

The top 10 looked like this:

108 Jill H.
106 Ryan. D
98 Nick. C
69 Ted. E
47 Michael B.
31 Thomas R.
29 Slugman
27 Jeff G.
26 Chloe B.
25 Scott R.

Jill will receive the following for winning: Her choice of either a down or synthetic sleeping bag (15 to 40 degree) from MontBell, Outdoor Research Alpine Bivy, a NeoAir Xlite from Thermarest, Action Wipes All in One Kit, and Meru Hat from Ibex.

Andrew will receive the follow as our random grand prize winner: His choice of either a down or synthetic sleeping bag (15 to 40 degree) from MontBell and a 15 pack of Action Wipes.

I would like to thank all our sponsors for their support. Montbell, Stanley, Action Wipes, Outdoor Research, Ibex, Thermarest, Osprey, Princeton Tec, and Julbo. Together we generated 693 bag nights in 20 states, 3 provinces, and 3 countries.

Scatman
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1 Comment

  1. Jill says:

    Thanks, Scatman! And a huge thanks to all the sponsors for making this contest possible…