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G3 wants to see your first-turns of the seasons in their #FirstTurnsFetish contest. The winner receives a new Carbon Black Sheep splitboard and set of their Alpinist Splitboard climbing skins! Check out the details below. Also stay tuned to the forum and our Instagram and Facebook pages for additional ways to win new G3 gear by sharing this article.

Genuine Guide Gear

Why wait for opening day. Take matters into your own hands. Show us your season opening turns, get creative, and WIN $1000+ of backcountry skiing or splitboarding gear!

It’s snowing in them hills. Or maybe not. Either way you’ve got an overwhelming itch for some turns. Your #FirstTurnsFetish. Don’t wait for opening day at the resort. Satisfy your craving with some leg power, some skins, and a little creativity. Show us your #FirstTurnsFetish.

How to enter:

Go skiing or snowboarding this fall, with or without snow
Take an awesome photo or a 15 second video of it
Instragram your photo/video and tag it @g3gear #FirstTurnsFetish between October 27th and November 21st 2014

How to win:

Get the judges attention with a creative entry
Share it, get some likes to boost your street cred
G3 will select weekly finalists each week for 4 weeks
All finalists score swag, and are entered for the grand prize drawing.

For official rules and regulations click here.


$1100 CAD

The award-winning all-mountain slaying Black Sheep Carbon X3 is a full pound lighter than the original. Add the most reliable splitboard climbing skins you can get. You’re dialed for some huge days in the backcountry. Less slogging, more lines.

About G3

Rooted deep in backcountry ski culture, G3’s mission has always been to improve your winter backcountry experience. G3 is one of the few remaining and truly authentic, independent winter backcountry brands. Born in 1995 from a desire to build better avalanche probes for professionals who demanded it, G3 emerged from a garage in North Vancouver, BC, Canada. (read more)

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