Wigwam Sponsors The Gear Junkie's Sweepstakes!

Wigwam is one of five sponsors for The Gear Junkie's, "Choose Your Own Adventure Sweepstakes". They will be working with The Gear Junkie at the sign-up events and more!


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Wigwam Sponsors The Gear Junkie's “Choose Your Adventure Sweepstakes”

SHEBOYGAN, Wis., October 1, 2008 – Wigwam is proud to announce its participation in The Gear Junkie “Choose Your Adventure Sweepstakes” along with REI Adventures, Adventure Medical Kits, Lazyman and Bear Naked Trail Mix. The winner and their guest will pick between one of five winter trips in the United States. They include a Mount Washington Winter Climb, a Sequoia Winter Mountaineering Clinic, a Yosemite Snowshoe Trip, Ice Climbing Basics in New Hampshire or White Mountains Hut-to-Hut Snowshoeing. “It is a great privilege for Wigwam to be a sponsor for the trip participants. “We are ecstatic about outfitting these athletes with our brand as they partake in their adventures,” said Margaret Chesebro, field marketing manager and the fourth generation of Wigwam.

Wigwam will be working alongside The Gear Junkie at various sign-up and promotional events October 1 through December 11, 2008. The first of these will include the Wigwam Mountain Bike Challenge on October 12 held in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Stephen Regenold, The Gear Junkie founder and syndicated columnist, will be racing at the Wigwam Mountain Bike Challenge and promoting The Gear Junkie Sweepstakes.

Wigwam Mills, Inc., an authentic American sock manufacturer and marketer based in Sheboygan, Wis., will proudly share in the fun for this event by giving out socks from their Sport competency. Specifically, Wigwam will be giving away two new styles of socks, IronMan Flash Pro and Ironman Velocity Pro, at the event.

About The Gear Junkie
THEGEARJUNKIE.com is a site devoted to the outdoors, health, fitness, adventure travel, and all the gear and equipment associated with those pursuits. It is based off a nationally syndicated newspaper column of the same name written by freelance journalist Stephen Regenold, a world-traveling adventurer/journalist with a home base in Minneapolis, Minn. THEGEARJUNKIE.COM is a division of Monopoint Media LLC.

About Wigwam:
Wigwam Mills, Inc., was founded in 1905 and is located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. It is an authentic American brand that designs, manufactures and markets the knitwear that America grew up with. Wigwam…LIFE IS MOVEMENT. For more information, visit www.wigwam.com.
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