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Presenting #BESTOFSNOW20, a photo- and video contest open to all ski and snowboard enthusiasts out there. SnowTrex awards your best ski holiday photos with fantastic prizes.

Your best ski holiday photos: #BESTOFSNOW20

There are two ways to participate in our fan contest:
  1. Post your photo or video on Instagram with the hashtag #BESTOFSNOW20 (publicly), and mention @snowtrex_ski in the post
  2. Post your photo or video on our Facebook page, using the hashtag #BESTOFSNOW20
The contest is open from 01/01/2020 until 30/04/2020. Each month, a jury will select the “Fan Photo of the Month” out of all photos submitted in any of the two ways mentioned above. Top prizes will be awarded to the winner. Depending on in which month the photo has been submitted, the photo will be considered for selection for the corresponding month. Follow this link to read the terms and conditions.

#BESTOFSNOW19 – the winner photos

Our main prize

Just like last season, we will of course honour the best photo or video of the entire season with a spectacular prize! The winner of the #BESTOFSNOW20 contest will be selected using a fan vote on Facebook and Instagram.The awarding of the 10 top prizes will be decided through fan voting. Vote takes place in two phases. The pictures to be voted for are compiled by a jury and uploaded in a Facebook album.
  • Phase 1 – Vote by Like or Reaction in the Facebook album. The 10 best pictures will reach “Phase 2”.
  • Phase 2 -The 10 best pictures will be uploaded to our Instagram Story and Story Highlights (Vote 2020). Voting is done via flame reaction to the story element.
  • For those of you who don’t have an Instagram account, there will be additional voting available via Facebook Story for 24 hours. Voting here is done by reacting to the story with a thumbs up or heart reaction.
Addtionally, among all fans casting a vote on Facebook or Instagram, we will draw 10 lucky winners who will each get a €50 (£45) SnowTrex holiday voucher.

First place: Short break in Laax

The winner of our main prize can look forward to a short break in Laax in Switzerland, together with their favourite ski/snowboard partner. The price includes a two-night stay at “rocksresort” and skiing in the Flims-Laax-Falera ski area.

Prize overview:

  • Two nights in an apartment at rocksresort(****) in Laax
  • 2 x 2-days lift passes for the Laax region (Flims Laax Falera)

Your accommodation: rocksresort **** in Laax

  • Recommendation rate 100 %
  • Stylishly furnished apartments, located right on the piste
  • Bed linen, towels and final cleaning included
  • World’s Best Green Ski Hotel Award 2017

Your ski area: Laax Flims Falera

The Laax Flims Falera ski area is known as a hotspot for snowboarders. Thanks to the many easy runs and the good child-care services, it is also popular among families.

Information about the ski area:

  • 188 km of piste
  • 28 lifts
  • Highest point: 3,018 metres

Main Prize 2nd place: Columbia Ski & Winter jacket „Wildside”

The waterproof Ski & Winter Jacket provides for optimal protection against the cold and impresses with its carefully considered features like a snow guard, underarm ventilation, lift pass & ski goggles pocket and much more.


  • Thermal-reflective lining
  • Synthetic down insulation
  • Lift pass and goggle pockets
  • Security pocket
  • Underarm venting
  • Removable hood, adjustable powder skirt etc.

Main Prize 3rd & 4th place: Osprey ski and snowboard backpack

  • 1x Kamber 32 – Men’s Ski/ Snowboard Pack and
  • 1x Kresta 30 – Women’s Ski/ Snowboard Pack
The two ski- and snowboard touring backpacks from Osprey provide maximum comfort and security.


  • Diagonal or vertical ski carry
  • Vertical or horizontal backpanel snowboard carry
  • Integrated ski climbing/helmet storage
  • Compression molded backpanel with snow-shedding properties
  • Internal pockets and twin zippered hipbelt pockets
  • Microfleece goggle pocket
  • Insulated drink bottle tube sem for drinking at below zero temperatures
  • Avalanche safety pocket for shovel and transponder

Main Prize: Columbia Ski Undershirt

The Columbia “Midweight Stretch Long Sleeve” Ski Undershirt provides extra warmth on cold ski days thanks to its heat-reflecting inner material. Due to its four-way stretch design, this moisture-regulating material also allows for unlimited mobility. This functional shirt can additionally be used for all sorts of outdoor activities on cold days.


  • Omni-Heat™ thermal reflective lining
  • Omni-Wick™ humidity-regulating fabric
  • Comfortable 4-way stretch fabric

Main Prize 6th & 7th place: Beardo beanie

Places 6 and 7 win a stylish beard hat from Beardo: the hats are not only cool looking, but also cover your face when skiing and snowboarding.

Main Prize 8th – 10th place: SnowTrex holiday voucher

Places 8 through 10 win a €100 SnowTrex holiday voucher.Terms and conditions

Our January prize

We kick our contest off with a sensational prize! Prizes for the Fan Photo of the Month in February, March and April will be announced at a later point. Keep your eyes peeled!

A one week ski holiday for two in Fieberbrunn!

  • A 7 night stay for two persons at Family Hotel Schloss Rosenegg, including half-board PLUS
  • The accommodation consists of several castle-like buildings that are connected to each other
  • Generous spa area (675 m²) with sauna, steam bath, infrared cabin and relaxation room
  • Indoor pool with integrated jacuzzi
  • The ski bus stop is located only 100 metres from the hotel
  • Travel dates: from 08/03/2020 until 15/03/2020
Information about the ski area Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn
  • 270 km of piste located at altitudes of between 830 and 2,096 metres
  • Four fun parks
  • Night-time skiing possible

February Prize

In February, we’ll be giving away two 6-day lift passes for gorgeous Ladurns in South Tyrol! The ski area is situated between Brenner and Vipiteno (Sterzing) and is a very popular family ski area.

One week of skiing in Ladurns for two people!

  • 6-day lift passes for two people
  • Holiday dates: 22/03/2020-29/03/2020
Info about the Ladurns ski area
  • 16 km of piste located between 1,140 m and 2,023 m altitude
  • Family ski area
  • A real insider secret

The Prize in March

In March, the winner will receive a complete winter sports outfit provided by Columbia worth approx. £350! The winner also receives a SnowTrex holiday voucher worth £87!

Timberturner™ Men’s Ski Jacket and Veloca Vixen™ Women’s Ski Jacket

These Columbia winter sports jackets are ideal for cold, icy days on the mountain. A thermal-reflective, breathable inner lining ensures that skiers and snowboarders alike stay warm in extreme temperatures. The women’s jacket also has elements of stretchy material, allowing for extra mobility.
  • Waterproof/breathable thanks to Omni-Tech™
  • Omni-Heat™ inner lining with thermal-reflection
  • Adjustable, upward-folding snow guard
  • Fixed, adjustable hood
  • Various pockets for ski goggles, lift pass & more

Bugaboo™ IV Pant (men’s ski pants) and Veloca Vixen™ II Pant (women’s ski pants)

These warm, comfortable ski pants have an extremely waterproof, yet breathable outer lining.
  • Waterproof/breathable thanks to Omni-Tech™
  • 60 gsm thermal insulation thanks to Omni-Heat™
  • Adjustable external waistband
  • Slip pockets with zipper
  • Integrated cuffs
  • Leg ventilation in the women’s pants

The Prize in April

For April, our Jury will draw TWO winners! Both winners will become happy owners of a wheeled travel bag from our partner Osprey, worth €260, as well as a €100 SnowTrex holiday voucher! In other words, two more reasons to look forward to your next ski holiday!

Osprey Rolling Transporter 90

  • Very durable duffel travel bag
  • All-terrain wheels
  • ErgoGrip™ for comfortable transport