The Mountaineers Gala

The Mountaineers Gala

The Annual Gala is The Mountaineers signature fundraiser of the year. The 2024 Adventure with Purpose Gala took place on Saturday, April 6 and raised $650,000 to support our mission and programs for the year. Thank you for everyone that donated!

Adventure with Purpose

 ~~ 2025 Gala Save the Date ~~

saturday, April 26, 2025


5PM - 10 PM

Details about speakers and tickets to come....



Our 2024 Gala was a huge success raising over $650,000 thanks to the 550 people that attended the event in person and some 300 online viewers and donors. Donors helped us blow past our goal participating in bidding on our 55 live and silent auction packages and generously raising their paddle to support our Adventure with Purpose mission and programs.

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At the event the main program featured our highly anticipated speakers including Sally Jewell who presented Rue Mapp with our inaugural Adventure with Purpose Award as well as our Keynote Speaker, Reinhold Messner, who was introduced by Graham Zimmerman.  

    You can read all about the event plus watch the entire program's livestream recording and view photos at our 2024 Gala Recap blog post.

    2024 GALA RECAP

    2025 SPONSORSHIP & Support

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    SPONSORSHIP: The success of our Annual Gala is thanks to our sponsors. We are currently seeking sponsorships to support the event. Please contact Rose Steller Burke for details about sponsoring our Gala.

    AUCTION DONATION: Year round we are also soliciting opportunities to partners with brands, businesses and individuals for giving of in-kind experiences, gear and items of value to be placed in our live and silent auctions. Please reach out to Rose Steller Burke if you would like to donate your time, expertise, a vacation home, gear, or anything else.  

    If you have any questions about the Gala or ways to contribute you can always contact  us, at, or call 206-521-6022. 

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