Win An Outdoor Adventure In Asheville

Blue Ridge – a dusky dark blue inspired by the mountains we call home – is one of East Fork founder Alex Matisse’s all-time favorite glazes; it visually captures a region rich with story, culture, craft and exploration. And we want to invite you to experience our neck of the woods.

We’re giving one lucky winner an all-expenses-paid trip for two to Asheville, complete with an outdoor day adventure of their choice (mountain biking, climbing, or fly fishing, with expert guides and refreshments!) in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and an epic outdoors-inspired prize package from regional brands we know and love.

Giveaway is open September 15-30, 2022. Must be 21 to enter. No purchase necessary. All details, terms and conditions can be found below. By entering the sweepstakes, you agree to receive communications from East Fork and participating brands.

Sweepstakes Prize
(valued at over $9,000) Includes:

  • 4 days/3 nights stay in Asheville at Foundry Hotel
  • Dinner for two at Benne on Eagle
  • Round trip flights and car rental
  • $500 each to explore/dine/relax while you’re here
  • A private tour of the East Fork factory with Alex
  • A private tour and tasting at Burial Beer
  • An all-expenses paid outdoor day adventure of your choice: mountain biking, rock climbing, or a fly fishing float trip complete with food, drinks and activity guides
  • 2 Shallow Bowl sets & Mugs in Blue Ridge from East Fork
  • 2 gift cards from Porter Road
  • 2 Perfect Pair cast iron sets from Smithey Ironware
  • 2 hammock and strap sets from ENO
  • 2 pairs of handcrafted shoes from Opie Way
  • 2 travel / gear bags from Diamond Brand

Explore The Great Outdoors

The Blue Ridge Mountains are our natural playground! The winner will be invited to choose a day adventure of their choice: head to the hills for mountain biking, enjoy an afternoon floating on the river and fishing, or rock climbing to your heart’s content. Your adventure includes expert guides, any instruction, and lunch/beverages.

King Bedroom at Foundy Hotel in Asheville with large bed in the center of a brick wall and two velvet red chairs

Make Your Reservation

A restored steel factory turned refined retreat in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Foundry Hotel offers a seamless blend of industrial history, local culture, and warm hospitality. Enjoy luxury amenities and explore the city, then wind down with a complimentary dinner for two at Benne on Eagle.

Pack Your Bags

Grab your new weekender bags! An Asheville-based manufacturer since 1942, Diamond Brand creates durable, sustainable goods that enhance the experience of all adventurers: tents, bags and gear. You’ll receive two bags that are roomy, durable, and sustainably made.

Enjoy A Little R&R

Whether it’s your backyard or the backcountry, you’ll get to relax in new hammocks from Eagles Nest Outfitters. ENO’s ethos is to protect and preserve our favorite wild places, and it shows in every aspect of their business.

Make a Mouthwatering Meal

We’ll send you two of Smithey Ironware’s Perfect Pair cast iron & carbon steel cookware sets plus two gift cards to Porter Road’s online butcher shop of pasture-raised meats. Our favorite combination for a meal with family and friends. Just add heat.

Explore In Style

Pull on new kicks from Opie Way, an Asheville-based maker that handcrafts shoes using best-in-class materials and detailed craftsmanship. You’ll receive two gift cards to select your favorite pairs.

Alex's Favorites

Arranging the ideal itinerary had Alex thinking about his favorite ways to relish an evening in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Picture a well-worn wooden table filled with brass, glass, and Alex’s most beloved ceramic vessels glowing beneath a flickering candle. Just add the crackle of oak logs in a wood stove. Shop a collection curated by Alex with a few of his favorite items for the table below.

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