Adventure Awaits in The Mountaineers Online Auction

Get an exclusive first look at a few of our favorite auction items available at the 2023 Gala! The online auction will open on Friday, March 24 for in-person and virtual attendees.
Hana Wilder Hana Wilder
Donor Event & Partnerships Manager
March 03, 2023
Adventure Awaits in The Mountaineers Online Auction
Photo by Jason Cohoon.

Dreaming of your next big adventure? Enjoy this in-depth first look at a few of the auction items available at the 2023 Gala! Bid on the ultimate vacation, and feel great knowing that your donation will help elevate the way our community transforms lives through outdoor education and conservation. 

While only a few in-person tickets are left, we are excited to once again offer a virtual experience as well this year.  Virtual event registration gives you early access to our online auction, featuring our favorite brands, artists, and adventure experiences. Register before it’s too late!

Auction Preview: Round #1

Final auction packages are still under development and subject to change. A finalized list of items, values, and auction donors will be published on March 24. 

Adventure Awaits in the Heart of the French Alps

Gala Auction Promo Chamonix.pngSpecial thanks to Ed Monrad and Amelie Mabbutt.

Breathtaking scenery awaits you in the picturesque alpine town of Chamonix! Nestled in the French Alps at the base of Mont Blanc, this beautiful family home will be yours to enjoy for eight incredible nights. In Chamonix, adventure abounds year round. The winter season holds world-class skiing, ice climbing, and snowshoeing, and the summer months uncover a trail runner’s paradise with an endless trail system just outside the front door. Don’t miss your chance to plan your week-long getaway during the season of your choice and take in the stunning alpine scenery! 

Paddle Your Heart Out in the Sea of Cortez: Baja, Mexico

Gala Auction Promo Baja.jpgSpecial Thanks to Heidi Renz and MT Sobek.

Get ready to enjoy six days of Baja at its finest with MT Sobek: The Adventure Company! This multi-sport adventure includes something for beachgoers and thrill-seekers alike. Paddle the pristine beaches and hidden coves on Isla Espiritu Santo, an unspoiled UNESCO-protected island paradise, or snorkel through sparkling water rich with a variety of marine life, including playful sea lions and whale sharks. Camp evenings feature delicious meals, stargazing, and deluxe accommodations. Bookend the island adventure with time to enjoy the pristine beaches and world-class surfing in the Pacific beach town of Todos Santos.

Road Trip with Cascade Adventure Vans and Outdoor Research

Gala Auction Promo Cascade Adventure Vans.pngSpecial thanks to Cascade Adventure Vans and Outdoor Research.

Explore the PNW with the creature comforts of an RV, but the agility to take the roads less traveled. With the help of Cascade Adventure Vans, you’ll be ready to roll to wherever the spark of adventure leads! Want to watch the sunset from bed or set up a cushy basecamp at a trailhead? Pull in, kick back, and enjoy a four-night van-cation! To keep you cozy at camp and on the road, Outdoor Research will also have you outfitted with Trail Mix Collection mid-layer grid fleece and insulated booties. Get ready for the ultimate road trip!

Ready to bid?

Sign up for the virtual event to ensure you have a chance to bid on these once-in-a-lifetime packages! The online auction kicks off on March 24, and there is no cost to participate via livestream. Proceeds from this event support The Mountaineers and help people explore, conserve, learn about, and enjoy the lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest and beyond.


For more information about the event, and our special guests Steve Swenson and Philip Henderson, visit our 2023 Gala website

For more information about the event, please visit our 2023 Gala website.  If you have any questions or need help registering, contact  Hana Wilder at or call 206-521-6020. 


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