Thursday, March 11, 2010

Hall of Mountaineering Excellence Gala, Apr. 10

Carabiners and Cummerbunds are the dress code for the American Mountaineering Center and Museum's first Hall of Mountaineering Excellence Gala and Induction Ceremony, Golden, Colo. Honored will be significant individuals in mountaineering's past and present. The night will include fine dining, entertainment, live auction, a program honoring the inductees and special guest speaker Ed Viesturs.

The American Mountaineering Museum will induct four members into the Hall of Mountaineering Excellence:

Robert Bates, Yvon Chouinard, Robert Craig and Charles Houston.

The evening will be filled with stories of each mountaineer's greatest ascents and expeditions, memories of the inductees no longer with us, as well as an appreciative look at each man's work beyond the climbing world.

Tickets: $75 Individual, $125 Couple. 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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