Summit Bid Highlight: Mountain Gear


Editor’s Note: The ACC is committed to building our Environment Fund to increase our investments in mountain conservation. We’re committed to stewardship of the areas in which we recreate and to leadership in their preservation and protection. 

The Summit Bid auction at our annual Mountain Guides Ball is online and live now and your auction bids directly fund the ACC’s legacy of environmental improvement. We thank you for your support!

The auction will include great gear, fantastic experiences and exceptional mountain art. Browse the GEAR offerings below, and follow the links to the bidding. You don’t have to be present at the Ball to bid or to win.

Mountain Gear

Top-notch gear is essential in the hills - or rather, it makes the outdoors a lot more enjoyable! We’re proud to present the following gear sponsors for the Summit Bid / 2018 Mountain Guides Ball, without them events like this wouldn’t be possible - thank you!

Outdoor Research

Adventures outside are just a lot more fun when you don’t have to worry about what you’re wearing - the best pieces go unnoticed. Outdoor Research creates these pieces, inspired by relentless adventurers - empowering you and the outdoor community.

Watch a video on how OR came to be!

Lean into the mountain’s biggest challenges and have faith that your gear will be able to keep up with the demands. Mountain Hardwear makes bomb-proof gear that has stood the test of time and continuously equips the biggest expeditions in the world.

Watch a video on Mountain Hardwear’s design ethos!

We’re not going to toot our own horns on this one too much, but the Canadian Alpine Journal is pretty awesome - the national standard for articles on cutting edge alpine ascents. Read candid stories and thoughts that you won’t find online anywhere else - one for the history buffs!

Check out the a feature article from the 2018 CAJ!

The ultra-featured and heavy-lifting Prophet 85 pack will cover all your needs and the lightweight all-arounder Triarch 2 tent will have you equipped for your next exploratory mission.

Ambler was born in the Canadian Rockies and continues to take their design ethos from the hills with their nature-inspired toques and caps.

There’s a reason you’re seeing the X-Dreams pop up at the cliffs and competitions more and more - pair them with precision monopoints and you’ll have a setup prime for highly technical terrain.

Find the perfect line, get there with THE lightest alpine axe and fill your belly with lightweight tasty meals - a wide array from PeakSTRATAGEM!