2019 Summit Bid: Experiences


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 at our annual Mountain Guides Ball is now online with our current sponsors - with more on the way. The auction site will be live at the beginning of October, where 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 EXPERIENCES 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 Experiences

Experiences are the lifeblood of why we get out into the mountains - check out these top experiences on our Summit Bid! Guided days in the mountains, VIP experiences and adventures you didn't even know were on your bucket list. We're proud to highlight our art supporters for the Summit Bid / 2019 Mountain Guides Ball.

Purcell Mountain Lodge is a backcountry Lodge suited for all ages and abilities. We are a "backcountry Lodge for everyone to enjoy!"

Operating since 1990, the Lodge is located at 2200 meters (7200’) amidst the alpine slopes of Bald Mountain. We are a luxury lodge located in the northern Purcell mountains near Glacier National Park. Our dedicated team of staff take great pride in offering guests a truly unique and unforgettable mountain getaway. Adventure awaits you right from our doorstep. Enjoy a variety of outdoor pursuits in summer, fall and winter. Summer hiking season runs from June to September. In the winter, guests enjoy ski touring, splitboarding and snowshoeing from December to April.

DONATION: Purcell Mountain Lodge for 4 people, for 4 days.

Sorcerer Lodge is a comfortable, rustic backcountry lodge. It’s located on a cliff right above Wizard Lake with a view from the deck of the massive Nordic Glacier. The lodge is three stories high.

Donation: Sorcerer Lodge, up to 18 people for 4 days.

MB Guiding is an ACMG certified guide service located in Victoria, British Columbia. Mike Blake, an ACMG Hiking Guide, is the lead guide and instructor on all trips, courses and workshops. Mike has been guiding and instructing adventure sports since 2004.

Donation: West Coast Trail trip for 2.

Coldstream Helicopters is a family run business with a great group of professionals who strive to provide an efficient and safe solution to you our customer for your helicopter needs.

The Columbia Valley Hut Society is a non-profit organization established in 1983 by a small group of friends with a passion for the backcountry.

Donation: Heli and 4 night stay for 4 at Jumbo Hut.

Rockaboo Mountain Adventures was founded by Max Darrah, Jasper-based, providing adventures of a lifetime to guests. Their expertly trained and certified guides and staff make your comfortability, safety, and enjoyment their top priority, so you can rest assured you are taken care of during your mountain adventure.

Donation: Rockaboo adventure package, $500 gift certificate (x2)

More sponsors of the 2019 Summit Bid include:

2019 Summit Bid

Our Summit Bid auction platform is now live! Which means you can view and bid on all available items*, and like the previous year, proceeds will go to support the ACC's Environment Fund.

Bidding ends the evening of the 2019 Mountain Guides Ball - items will be there to view as well.

*new items are always being added, so stay tuned!