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Instructions for entering the 2012 5.10 Days of May (UPDATED DAILY)

Once again, it’s time for the Five Ten Days of May event! We’re giving away over $1,000 in prizes, and you’ll have 10 unique ways to enter for a chance to win. Below are instructions for entering each day’s contest, along with the the shoe prize for each day. Check back each day for updates on how to win a pair of Five Ten shoes!

  • Tuesday, May 1 (Five Ten Guide Tennie Canvas): Today is a “pin to win” contest on Pinterest! Follow these instructions to enter the giveaway:
  • Wednesday, May 2 (Five Ten Camp Four): Write a review of your favorite Five Ten style on! Be sure to enter your email address to become a “verified reviewer” when you’re done; that’s how we will receive your entry, and that’s how we’ll contact you when we select a winner.
  • Thursday, May 3 (Five Ten Arrowhead): Go to, “like” the Five Ten shoe of your choice, then post a comment on our Facebook post here saying which shoe you liked and why. Pick your shoe at
  • Friday, May 4 (Five Ten Quantum): Post a comment below this blog article and tell us about your most memorable moment climbing. Was it sending your toughest climb? An epic multi-day trip? Your first time leading a route? The sky’s the limit, and we’ll pick our favorite entry… so make your case compelling!
  • Saturday, May 5 (Five Ten Blackwing): “Like” Wild Trails on Facebook. No, really, that’s it. Wild Trails is our non-profit that’s focused on trail work and access, playing a key role in climbing-related projects this past year like the Deep Creek trailhead and the Stone Fort impact repair project. If you’re already a fan of the Wild Trails facebook page, post in our Facebook thread here.
  • Sunday, May 6 (Five Ten Freerider): Today’s giveaway is a Twitter challenge: tweet why YOU should win a pair of Five Ten Freeriders, and be sure to mention @rockcreekgear in your tweet! We’ll pick our favorite.
  • Monday, May 7 (Five Ten Coyote VCS Canvas): Today’s shoe is the Coyote VCS Canvas (now available in a women’s version)! To enter, watch this video — — and email [email protected] with the answer to the following question: How far into the video (m:ss) does local Five Ten rep John Dorough accidentally spit beer all over Rock/Creek climbing buyer Chad Wykle?
  • Tuesday, May 8 (Five Ten Warhawk or Five Ten D’Aescent): To enter today’s Five Ten contest, sign up for our email newsletter and check “Five Ten” as one of your interests. If you’re already a subscriber, update your profile to make sure Five Ten is checked!
  • Wednesday, May 9 (Five Ten Water Tennie): Today’s giveaway is a little different: the feature shoe is the Water Tennie, a river shoe that’s perfect for paddling, fishing or even canyoneering. Want to win a pair? Visit our Facebook thread here, tell us what you would do with them in a comment below, and we’ll pick one lucky winner.
  • Thursday, May 10 (brand new BLACK color Five Ten Team 5.10 Shoe): This one is my favorite — we’re the first to have the new Five Ten TEAM BLACK, and we want to give you a pair… but you’re going to have to convince us that you’re the best recipient for a fresh pair of hardcore sport climbing & bouldering shoes! Visit our Facebook page and post your most epic climbing photo… we’ll send one lucky winner a pair of shoes to take them to the next level!

Entrants have until May 10th to enter each of the contests, at which point we’ll select and announce the winners. Meanwhile, go shop Five Ten and pick out the shoes you’d choose if you win. We have most shoes on sale for 20% off during the 5.10 Days of May: