Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 WV Photo Contest

Wilderness Volunteers is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 WV Photo Contest sponsored by: 

                                   


We received nearly 200 entries and there were so many great photos, picking a winner was not an easy job.

The grand prize winner for best photo is Rick Brickley. He has won a gift certificate for a free Wilderness Volunteers project good for the 2019 project season.


Rick took this breathtaking photo of hikers on the Glacier National Park service project.  

The Landscape photo winner is Kelly Randall. He has won a Patagonia Provisions Sampler donated by Patagonia, a coupon for 23% off one REI Co-op Brand Item or REI Outdoor School Class donated by REI, a REI Gift Certificate for $10 donated by Liz Lemon, and a Miir 16 oz vacuum insulated stainless steel food canister donated by Patagonia Provisions.    


Kelly took this photo of sunrise over the South Sister on the Three Sisters Wilderness service project in the Willamette National Forest.

The Wildlife photo winner is Eric Mak. He has won a Backpacker's Pantry Sampler donated by Backpacker's Pantry,  a coupon for 23% off one REI Co-op Brand Item or REI Outdoor School Class donated by REI, an REI Gift Certificate for $10 donated by Liz Lemon, and an Open Country 12-cup aluminum Camp Perk.



Eric took this photo of two mountain goats on the Wild and Scenic Salmon River service project in the Salmon-Challis National Forests. 

The Hard at Work photo winner is Randy Meier. He has won a Backpacker's Pantry Sampler donated by Backpacker's Pantry, a Coupon for 23% off one REI Co-op Brand Item or REI Outdoor School Class donated by REI, an REI Gift Certificate for $10 donated by Liz Lemon, and an Open Country 12-cup aluminum Camp Perk.



Randy took this photo of volunteers doing trail work on the Three Sisters Wilderness service project in the Willamette National Forest.

The On The Trail photo winner is Robert Hashioka. He has won an Patagonia Provisions Sampler donated by Patagonia, a Coupon for 23% off one REI Co-op Brand Item or REI Outdoor School Class donated by REI, a REI Gift Certificate for $10 donated by Liz Lemon and a 24oz stainless steel TriMax Triple Insulated EcoVessel donated by Patagonia Provisions.    


Bob took this photo of the hike in on the spring Dark Canyon service project in the Manti-La Sal National Forest.


You can see the rest of our great 2018 photo contest entries as well as photos from just about every 2018 service project online in the Wilderness Volunteers photo gallery.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS AND THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS AND EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!

Don't forget to bring your camera with you on your next service project so you're ready for the 2019 Wilderness Volunteers photo contest.