The Mountaineers Gala 2018: Auction Sneak Peek

The Mountaineers Gala is quickly approaching and it's going to be a night we won't forget! We thought we'd give you a little taste of some of the exciting packages that will be available in our silent and live auction. Enjoy!
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April 09, 2018
The Mountaineers Gala 2018: Auction Sneak Peek

Outdoor experiences with The Mountaineers are transformative. We are explorers who seek adventure and challenge. We teach skills and inspire new generations of adventurers, building community and creating life-long memories. New leaders are forged on windswept ridges and in deep forested valleys. We come home with a passion to share and a resolution to protect wild places - the places we love. Our outdoor experiences are imbued with commitment and conviction. 

We adventure with purpose. 


And now for the auction sneak peek...

Silent Auction Preview

Mason Bee Revolution:  Join the revolution and take home your very own Spring Mason Bee Kit! This package includes a Chalet House and accessories, as well as your initial supply of 20 mason bees acclimated to the region. This packages also includes your own copy of Mason Bee Revolution (Mountaineers Books), an easy-to-follow guide to keeping both mason and leafcutter bees. It tells you how to set up, care for and harvest your own bees. 

Ultimate Splitboarding Package: Top of the line splitboarding package brought to you by Jones Snowboards! This package includes a splitboard, skins, backpack and poles by Jones Snowboards, and bindings provided by Karakorum - a local business based in North Bend.

Drawn to High Places: Take home an original Drawn to High Places piece, by local artist Nikki Frumkin. This one of a kind watercolor painting of Mt Rainier could be yours to keep! 

Mountain Photography: Bradford Washbubrn (1910-2007) was an American mountaineer, cartographer and photographer. Take home an autographed, first edition of his fine-art volume, Mountain Photography, published by Mountaineers Books. 

Live Auction Preview

Fred Beckey: Museum quality printed and framed, black and white photograph of the legendary Fred Beckey, taken by renowned photographer Jim Herrington and featured in the award-winning book, The Climbers (Mountaineers Books). 

Adventure in the Tetons: Enjoy a five night stay in the western flanks of the Tetons, in Victor, Idaho (or “Wydaho”!). With 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a sofabed, this private, family-owned lodge comfortably accommodates six outdoor-loving travelers. This package includes climbing gear provided by Petzl and a guided climb for two with Jackson Hole Mountain Guides. 

Historic Ice Axe: Own this one-of-a-kind, priceless piece of mountaineering history! This vintage, hand-crafted wooden ice axe is signed by some of the most revered, international climbers in the history of the sport; Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, Chris Binington, Bradford and Barbara Washburn, Fred Beckey, Royal Robbins, Reinhold Messner and Kurt Diemberger. Collectively, these legends of the golden age of climbing have notched more first ascents than any group of climbers that have ever walked the face of the earth.

UnCruise Adventures: Your next  Safari Endeavour begins in San Jose del Cabo and sails a week long voyage, exploring the desert landscape and crystalline waters of the Sea of Cortés—a UNESCO World Heritage Site & Biosphere Reserve! A full component of water sports equipment for your use during the week includes snorkeling gear, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards. You’ll also enjoy skiff tours to explore the shoreline and guided hikes led by ship naturalists. Known for its waters teeming with marine life, the vessel's flexible schedule allows for time to search out and watch whales and dolphins.


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