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SGT Argentina Pre Camp POW

Our partners from SASS Global Travel are currently en route to Bariloche, Argentina.  Though a few members of their crew arrived early to scope out the conditions and get things organized prior to the camp opening.  Here’s their update and video, looks tasty… – Erme

The 1st video evidence of pow in South America comes from the SASS Global Travel crew of Andrew Burns, Skylar Holgate and Jon Conway as they get ready for the 2011 SGT Argentina backcountry freeride camp in Bariloche, Argentina at Catedral Alta Patagonia. Partially shot on a Contour HD.

Sassglobaltravel.com/​argentina
Produced by Jon Conway dojomagicstudio.com

Rest in Peace Aaron Robinson – these runs are for you!

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Mid Summer Deals

Just in case you forgot, our 2011 Summer Camp Special is still going on!

Summer ski sessions are in full swing, and our friends at SASS Global Travel are also about to head south to Argentina – so if you are looking for any last minute gear give us a shout: 1-800-996-8398.

New 2011/2012 Gear will be arriving shortly and we need to make room…

Skiershop.com Summer Camp Special

▪   45% off all Surface and Boone skis, plus a free Yowie with all orders while supplies last.

▪   If you order a pair of Surface skis, you’ll also receive a free pair of Surface poles with your order.

▪   Choose a Surface or Boone ski, then click this link to add your Yowie and Surface Poles: http://www.skiershop.com/yowie-and-the-surface-team-pole.html

▪   Simply enter the coupon code SUMMERCAMP upon checkout.

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SASS Global Travel Announces Contest Winner

Skiershop recently partnered with SASS Global Travel who provide world class trips across the globe.  Last week they announced the winners of their summer long contest “Why I Love My Mountain.”  Here are the details, and stay tuned for more from SGT here on Raise The Bar. – Erme Catino

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SASS Global Travel Announces Facebook Contest Winner

July 14 – HAMPTON, NH:  SASS Global Travel announces the winner of their summer Facebook contest, “Why I Love My Mountain.”  Contestants were asked to write a 500-word maximum essay about why they love riding their home mountain.  Taking place on Facebook.com/SASSGlobalTravel and simultaneously hosted on a number of SGT partner Facebook pages, the contest awarded the writing talent of passionate skiers and riders with prizes from RED/Anon,Contour, and Dakine and was launched simultaneously with Mountain HighMt. SnowBig Bolder ParkSugarbowl,BuckmansMountain WeeklySeshdayRipperZEast Coast AlpineContourAnonBritish Winter Athletes, and Exsic.

In 3rd place with 234 votes and going home with a brand new RED helmet Was Skylar Clark with his story about Stratton Mountain, VT.  In 2nd place with 279 votes was Trevor McDonald writing about his home mountain of Bromley, VT, securing him  a Dakine Baker backpack and RED helmet.  And in 1st place with 332 votes and representing the UK ski scene was Oliver Kane, who wrote about his home (indoor) ski hill in the UK.  Oliver will be enjoying his 2011/2012 season in the UK with a new Contour GPS hands-free camera, a Dakine Baker pack and Fillmore mittens, RED helmet, and Anon goggles.

“We’re stoked with how well the contest went – we got hundreds of entries from around the world, and a ton of people who were passionate about where they get to ski or snowboard, be it Tahoe, the East Coast, or even a dry slope in England,” said SGT’s Director of Communications, Ryan Dunfee.  SGT thanks partners Contour, RED, Anon, and Dakine for contributing prizes and all the resort and retail partners for joining in the contest.  Head over to facebook.com/SASSGlobalTravel for updates from Argentina today!

About SASS Global Travel

Born in the Patagonian backcountry of Argentina, SASS Global Travel was formed by a group of like-minded individuals with a mission to create a community of passionate action sports travelers. SGT trips combine unparalleled access with the best locations, people, education and professionals. This is all brought to market in a clean, powerful online package backed by industry-leading technology, customer support and a world-class media team.

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SGT Argentina 2011

While North America is about to enter the dog days of summer, South America is ready for full on winter and the mountains of Bariloche, Argentina are calling.  SASS Global Travel out of nearby Hampton, NH recently just partnered with Ski The East to promote their summer ski programs.   Here is SGT’s Argentina Teaser… – Erme

SGT Argentina 2011 Teaser from SASS Global Travel on Vimeo.

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