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Everest Basecamp Competition

Who is running the competition?

The Promoter is Kathmandu Pty Ltd (ABN 84 007 047 547), 249 Park Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205. Phone: 03 8535 9726.

When will the competition start and end?

The competition starts at 12.01am (AEST) on 18/05/2018 and ends at 11.59pm (AEST) on 15/06/2018 (the Competition Period).

Who can enter?

Only Australian residents aged 18 or over who are/become a member of the Kathmandu Summit Club can enter.

Who can't enter?

Directors, officers, management and employees of: (a) the Promoter; or (b) the agencies or companies associated with this competition, and their immediate families, can't enter. Where will the competition run? The competition will run in participating Kathmandu stores in all Australian states and territories and at (Store).

What do I need to do to enter?

During the Competition Period, you must buy any full-priced pair of Keen branded footwear (excluding clearance items) (Qualifying Purchase) from a Store and provide your Kathmandu Summit Club membership details at the time of purchase.

1 entry into the competition will be received for each valid Qualifying Purchase transaction.

How many winners will there be and how will they be chosen?

There will be 1 winner determined in respect of this competition.

The draw will be held at 11am (AEST) on 20/06/2018 at Gadens Lawyers, Lvl 25, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.

The first valid entry drawn randomly from the entries received during the Competition Period will win the prize.

The Promoter may draw additional reserve entries and record them in order, in case the winning entry/entrant is deemed invalid, or a prize is unclaimed (Reserve Entrants).

What can I win?

There is 1 prize available.

The prize is a trip to Kathmandu for an 18 day trek to Mount Everest Base Camp with No Roads Expeditions for the winner and 1 adult companion, valued at up to $10,620 depending on the winner’s point of departure.

Please note that the prize is a trip to trek to Mount Everest Base Camp and will require good fitness level. The winner and their companion will be hiking 6-8 hours uphill per day. Parts of the trip are at high altitude where it is common to experience adverse health effects.

The winner and their companion will be required to pass a medical clearance to ensure that they are of reasonable health and fitness to participate. See paragraphs 3 - 4 for further prize details.

Total prize pool

The total prize pool is up to $10,620.

How many times can I enter? You can receive multiple entries, provided you only enter once per Qualifying Purchase transaction. Each entry must be submitted separately in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

How and when will the winner be informed?

If you are a winner, you will be informed by email in writing within two days of the draw and your name and state/territory of residence will be published at on 22/06/2018 for a period of 28 days.

If I win, when must I claim my prize?

You must claim your prize by 5pm (AEST) on 20/09/2018.

What if I don't claim my prize on time?

If the prize has not been accepted or claimed by 5pm (AEST) on 20/09/2018, the relevant entry will be discarded and the Promoter will re-award the prize to a Reserve Entrant and/or carry out an unclaimed prize draw at 11am (AEST) on 21/09/2018 at the same location as the original draw to distribute the prize.

Any such winner will be informed in writing by email within two days of determination and their your name and state/territory of residence will be at on 25/09/2018 for a period of 28 days.

Permit numbers Authorised under ACT Permit No. TP18/00692, NSW Permit No. LTPS/18/23813 and SA Licence No. T18/620.

  1. These Terms and Conditions incorporate and must be read together with the details outlined in the table above. Information about prizes and how to enter forms part of these Terms and Conditions. By entering, you accept these Terms and Conditions.

Participation in Kathmandu Summit Club (and, consequently, participation in this competition) is subject to the terms and conditions which apply to the Kathmandu Summit Club available at, as amended from time to time.


  1. Your entry must be received during the Competition Period. Your entry is deemed to be received only when received by the Promoter’s database. If you return a Qualifying Purchase your entry may be deemed invalid at the Promoter's discretion (unless product is defective). If you do not present your Kathmandu Summit Club card in Store or are not signed into your Kathmandu Summit Club account online at the time of your purchase during the Competition Period your entry will not be received. The Promoter is not liable for any problems with communications networks. You are responsible for your own costs associated with entering. If you enter using automatically generated entries or multiple aliases you may be disqualified.


  1. If you win, your prize will be a trip for you and 1 adult companion to Kathmandu, Nepal for an 18 day trek to Mount Everest Base Camp with No Roads Expeditions and includes:

(a) return economy airfares (including airfare taxes) for you and your companion from your nearest Australian capital city to Kathmandu International Airport; (b) 17 nights' accommodation as specified by the Promoter for you and your companion; (c) a guided hiking tour with No Roads Expeditions to Mount Everest Base Camp, including local advice and tips; (d) selected internal transfers in Nepal as specified by the Promoter; (e) selected lunches and dinners as specified by the Promoter; (f) 1 pair of Keen Gypsum II Waterproof Hiking Boots for each of you and your companion, valued at $269.98ea; (g) assistance with obtaining travel VISA and travel insurance for you and your companion; and (h) Kathmandu gear for you and your companion (as specified by the Promoter), valued at AUD$500 per person.

Accommodation, activities and flights are subject to booking and availability. Travel must be booked and completed by 20/06/2019. The prize cannot be taken during any block out/major event/peak/public holiday periods or any other exclusion periods as specified by the Promoter or the travel supplier/s. You and your companion are responsible for all other costs related to the prize, including any additional meals, additional transfer costs, additional insurance (including excesses), in-room charges and additional taxes.

All persons taking the prize must depart and return at the same time. The prize is subject to any additional conditions of the prize supplier/s including any conditions of travel (including behaviour requirements and applicable dress codes). Costs for changes made by you (or your companion) to the prize after it has been booked must be paid by you and/or your companion as applicable. You and your companion must ensure that you have all necessary documents to travel to Kathmandu, including a current and valid passport. You may be required to present your credit card when checking in to the accommodation.

  1. If an event or activity included in the prize is abandoned, called off or postponed for any reason, you and your companion forfeit your entitlement to that prize element and you will not be given any cash or alternative tickets as a substitute for attending the event or activity. You will still receive all other components of the prize as long as they are still taken on the original date/s.


  1. In order to be awarded the prize, you must be a member of the Kathmandu Summit Club at the time of the prize being awarded.

  2. If you are a winner, you (and your companion) must take part in all publicity, photography and other promotional activity as the Promoter requires, without any compensation. You (and your companion) consent to the Promoter using your names and images in any promotional or advertising activity.

  3. You and your companion accept that some aspects of the prize are inherently risky and that the prize involves dangerous activities.

  4. In order to participate in the activity/activities awarded as part of the prize, you and your companion must comply with any applicable conditions (e.g. height, weight, health and fitness requirements). You must ensure that you and your companion are healthy and fit enough to take the prize. You and your companion must follow all requirements of the people responsible for managing the relevant activities.

  5. You and your companion must, if required by the Promoter, sign disclaimer and release forms provided by the Promoter in favour of the Promoter and other parties before taking the prize. If you or your companion do not sign, your entry will be deemed invalid and you will lose any entitlement to a prize.

  6. If you or your entry are deemed by the Promoter to breach these Terms and Conditions, your entry (or at the Promoter's discretion, all of your entries) may be discarded. The Promoter may, at any time, require you to produce documentation to establish to the Promoter's satisfaction the validity of your entries (including documentation establishing your identity, age, place of residence and place of employment). Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not waive those rights.

  7. You must not:

(a) tamper with the entry process; (b) engage in any conduct that may jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the competition; (c) act in a disruptive, annoying, threatening, abusive or harassing manner; (d) do anything that may diminish the good name or reputation of the Promoter or any of its related entities or of the agencies or companies associated with this competition; (e) breach any law; or (f) behave in a way that is otherwise inappropriate.

  1. You are responsible for your companion and the Promoter may disqualify all entries from, and prohibit further participation in this competition by, you or your companion if they breach these conditions, whether or not legally bound by them.

  2. If you (or your companion), in the opinion of the Promoter (and/or a medical professional, as required), are intoxicated, under the influence of alcohol or any other drug, behave aggressively or offensively, or behave in a manner which may diminish the good name or reputation of the Promoter or any of its related entities or the agencies or companies associated with this competition, is contrary to law or is otherwise inappropriate, the Promoter may cancel the prize or restrict you (and your companion) from participating in any elements of the prize, at its discretion.

  3. The Promoter is not liable for entries, prize claims or correspondence that are misplaced, misdirected, delayed, lost, incomplete, illegible or incorrectly submitted.

  4. The Promoter’s decision in connection with all aspects of this competition is final.

  5. Prizes cannot be transferred or exchanged nor redeemed for cash. Without limiting any other term of these Terms and Conditions, all prizes (and elements of prizes) must be taken as and when specified, or will be forfeited with no replacement. The prize values are correct as at the date of preparing these Terms and Conditions and include any applicable GST. The Promoter is not responsible for any change in prize value. You agree that if a prize (or element of a prize) is unavailable for any reason the Promoter may provide another item of equal or higher value, subject to any necessary approval by the state/territory gaming authorities.

  6. By entering, you request that your full address not be published.

  7. By accepting or participating in any prize, your companion accepts these Terms and Conditions.

  8. If this competition cannot run as planned for any reason beyond the Promoter's control, for example due to software, hardware or communications issues, unauthorised intervention, tampering, fraud or technical failure, the Promoter may end, change, suspend or cancel the competition or disqualify affected entries/entrants, subject to any necessary approval by the state/territory gaming authorities.

  9. The Promoter is not responsible for any tax implications arising from you winning a prize. You should seek independent financial advice. If for GST purposes this competition results in any supply being made for non-monetary consideration, you must follow the Australian Taxation Office’s stated view that where the parties are at arm’s length, goods and services exchanged are of equal GST inclusive market values. Liability

  10. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions restricts, excludes or modifies any consumer rights under any statute including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

  11. Subject to the previous paragraph, the Promoter and the agencies and companies associated with this competition are not liable (including in negligence) for any loss (including indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, personal injury, illness or death suffered in connection with this competition or any prize, except for any liability which under statute cannot be excluded (in which case that liability is limited to the greatest extent allowed by law).

  12. Without limiting the previous paragraph, the Promoter and the agencies and companies associated with this competition are not liable for any loss of, damage to or delay in delivery of any part of the prize. Prizes will only be delivered to addresses in Australia.

  13. The Promoter may communicate or advertise this competition using Facebook or Instagram. However, the competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. You provide your information to the Promoter and not to Facebook or Instagram. You completely release Facebook and Instagram from any and all liability.

Collection and use of your personal information

  1. The Promoter collects personal information about entrants and the winner's companion in order to conduct the Promotion and administer the prize. If the personal information requested is not provided, a person may not be able to participate. The Promoter may also use entrants' personal information to help improve its goods and services. The Promoter may share entrants' and the winner's companion's personal information with the Promoter’s related companies, agents and contractors. The Promoter and its related companies may contact entrants and the winner's companion with special offers and marketing via any medium including mail, telephone and commercial electronic messages (including email and SMS). Entrants' and the winner's companion's personal information may be disclosed to recipients in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Tanzania (in the case of the winner and the winner's companion), the United Kingdom, Israel, China, and the United States.

The Promoter’s Privacy Policy (see includes information about: a. how a person can seek access to the personal information the Promoter holds and seek the correction of such information; and b. how a person can complain about a breach of privacy and how the Promoter will deal with such a complaint.