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Outside readers entered the Expedition of a Lifetime contest to win a five-day climbing expedition of Mt. Rainier with legendary guides, Ed Viesturs and Peter replica Ulysse Nardin watch Whittaker plus First Ascent gear. Entrants were required to submit a 250-word, adventure resume, a 300-500 word essay describing why they qualify for the expedition of a lifetime, and a five minute video that demonstrated their thirst for adventure.Outside Magazine would like to congratulate Sam Pannoni as the winner of the Eddie Bauer Expedition of a Lifetime contest.
Outfitted in First Ascent gear, Sam will have the opportunity to make a five day Mt. Rainier Summit Climb with expert guides Ed Viesturs and Peter Whittaker.Sam Pannoni Bio Growing up three miles from Glacier National Park, Sam Pannoni has an replica Zenith watch inert love of mountains. He climbs as high as the terrain allows topping out at 10,000 ft, but always desires the next summit. The balance between the physical challenge of the climb and the quieting of the mind—between the first and last steps—is where he finds the value of mountaineering. From a young age, Sam trained to play hockey with his older brother, which allowed him to develop a strong work ethic and a drive for competition.