Hosts Adventure Photo Contest recently launched its very first photo contest. The winner will receive a Maxpedition Sitka Gearslinger ($129.99).

Online PR News – 19-October-2011 – –, a popular retailer of military gear and apparel, is excited to announce its Adventure Photo Contest.

This is the first photo contest to be hosted by Photographers of all experience levels are asked to submit up to two of their best travel pictures. Entries can be from near, far or somewhere in the middle. The person who sends in the best photo will win a Sitka Gearslinger ($129.99), courtesy of Maxpedition.

Maxpedition packs and bags are known for their durability and user-friendly designs. The Sitka Gearslinger easily handles everyday carry needs and those spur of the moment adventures into the unknown. The single shoulder backpack has a number of useful features, such as theft deterrent devices built-in to capture zipper pulls, top and side handles and concealed carry compatibility. Virtually indestructible, it's made of 1000-denier ballistic nylon fabric with double stitching at the stress points.

Contestants are asked to include their names, photo locations and the date the picture was taken. A brief summary that provides background information about the photo is encouraged. The deadline to enter is Nov. 14, 2011. Only open to U.S. residents who are 18 years old or older. Email entries to editor [at] cat5 [dot] com.

The winner will be selected by the staff of Unfortunately, there can only be one winner, but the top entries will be published in a following post on Military Gear News.

For more information on the contest, please visit

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