Industry Press Release

Native Eyewear Partners with Eastern Mountain Sports and Whitefish, Montana for “Win A Trip Out West” Sweepstakes


Denver, CO (May 25, 2013) — Native Eyewear, makers of high-performance, polarized sunglasses for adventures of all types, announces a partnership with the Whitefish Convention and Visitors Bureau and Eastern Mountain Sports offering a chance to win a ski trip for two to Whitefish, Montana.

The “Win a Trip Out West” Sweepstakes allows customers who purchase a pair of Native Eyewear sunglasses from any EMS location or online at between May 25, 2013 and July 9th, 2013 to be entered to win a ski trip to Montana. Whitefish was chosen as Native Eyewear’s 2012 Locals Only Project winner. The Locals Only Project is a fan driver program that seeks to find the best mountain towns, the best local talent and the best local adventures – all through fan nomination and votes. Native works with locals to tell the stories that embody the spirit of the mountain lifestyle to create content for their annual catalog and marketing materials. Past Locals Only town winners have included Boulder, CO, Hood River, OR, and Whitefish, MT. Native Eyewear is now in the process of seeking out their next town. Visit Native Eyewear’s Facebook page to learn more.

As part of the partnership, the town of Whitefish, MT is thanking the performance eyewear brand by generously providing the opportunity to send a lucky winner and a guest to visit their town. “Whitefish was honored to be featured in the Native Eyewear Locals Only Project and we are excited to provide a winner with a fun-filled ski trip to Montana this winter!” said Jan Metzmaker, Director of the Whitefish Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The ski trip for two includes round-trip airfare, lodging accommodations at Grouse Mountain Lodge for four (4) nights (blackout dates apply), three (3) days of skiing at Whitefish Mountain Resort, one day of cross-country skiing or a snowshoe tour in Glacier National Park, dinner for two at Pescado Blanco, a coffee card from Montana Coffee Traders, and a beer card from Great Northern Brewery.

No purchase necessary to enter or to win. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. EST on July 9, 2013. Click here for the Official Rules.

About Native Eyewear

Native Eyewear makes polarized sunglasses for adventurers of all types with the vision to navigate any terrain in any type of sunlight. Featuring interchangeable polarized lenses, exceptional grip & comfort and ultra-light frame technology; Native sunglasses are the perfect companion for seeing the path ahead. Whether you’re approaching the mountain, the water, the trail or the asphalt, you’ll be ready. So go ahead—go Native.