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2022 Wandering Trails Scholarship Recipients

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It’s always difficult to select winners from among so many incredible applicants, but we’re proud to announce Devin Gaan (Grand Prize) and Song Seto (Runner-Up) as the recipients of the Wandering Trails Scholarship for Women in the Backcountry. We’re giving a round of applause to the brave athletes who shared their stories with us. Thank you for trusting us to …

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Wandering Trails Scholarship for Women in the Backcountry 2022

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Applications are now closed for this scholarship. We are STOKED to announce that the Scholarship for Women in the Backcountry is back!  The scholarship began when V-Team ambassador Brooke Jackson approached us about donating a portion of her gear credit toward a fellow female athlete with hopes of making deeper strides into the world of winter sports. With an impressive …

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2021 BIPOC Backcountry Scholarship Recipients

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First off, we’d like to give a big virtual round of applause to all who offered their time and effort to share their stories through these essays. Your participation in this scholarship has given us an opportunity to help work towards equal representation within the backcountry community. We’d also like to thank the BIPOC volunteers that helped judge all of …

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2021 BIPOC Backcountry Scholarship

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We venture into the mountains for the unique tranquility and personal growth they provide. As a long-time member of the outdoor industry, we recognize the lack of diversity in outdoor spaces and have come to face the troubling reality that these spaces are not exempt from discrimination. Equitable access and representation in the outdoors is something to strive for and …

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Voile Equipment Review Giveaway 2021

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Voile Equipment Review Giveaway 2021 feature photo of Nick D’Alessio by Rachael Dickhute. Now’s your chance to win big- a $800 Voile gift card (enough for a pair of Voile skis or a Voile splitboard!). Submit a review of any current Voile brand product that you’ve personally experienced. Any reviews of Voile brand products submitted on www.voile.com between January 1, …

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20/21 Womxn’s Backcountry Scholarship Recipients

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We are excited to announce the 20/21 Womxn’s Backcountry Scholarship Recipients! This is the second season offering the Voile & Brooke Jackson Scholarship for Womxn in the Backcountry and we received over 120 applications from all over North America. Thank you to all who took the time to share your stories and aspirations with us. Many of you are making strides to give back …

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Brooke Jackson Scholarship for Women in the Backcountry 2021

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This scholarship has closed. Check back next year! We are STOKED to announce that the Brooke Jackson Scholarship for Women in the Backcountry is back!  Now in its second year, the scholarship began when rather than adding a new pair of skis to her own collection, Brooke sought to help a fellow lady overcome financial hurdles that may be preventing …

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The Voile Avalanche Shovel

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Voile has always been committed to building simple, solid, backcountry equipment. We have manufactured Voile Avalanche Shovels for over three decades. Our avalanche shovels have long been recognized as the industry standard among ski patrollers, mountain guides, avalanche forecasters, and even some military groups. Shovel History & Evolution Voile’s namesake and CEO, Wally Wariakois, put his technical know-how to work. …

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BIPOC Backcountry Scholarship Recipients

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We want to applaud all who shared their dreams and passionate essays with us. Thank you for allowing us the space to work towards helping promote diversity in our niche industry. Reading your applications further illuminated just how much work needs to be done, both systemically and within local communities. We know this scholarship is not a solution, but rather …

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Voile BIPOC Backcountry Scholarship

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UPDATE 10/16/2020 *This scholarship has closed. Check back next year for a similar opportunity.* The Voile BIPOC Backcountry Scholarship will provide a backcountry set up to help an individual overcome financial constraints that may be hindering their backcountry goals. We venture into the mountains for the unique tranquility and personal growth they provide. As a long time member of the …