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2022 Annual Gathering and Benefit Gala

Partnership: The Knot that Binds Us

March 25 - 26, 2022 in Denver, CO


Join us in Denver, CO for this weekend full of celebration, partnership, and revelry, featuring the compelling story of keynote speaker and climbing partners Mark Hudon and Jordan Cannon.

Grab your tickets below and secure your spot for a weekend you won't want to miss. Find all the beta on this full weekend of events HERE.

There are 3 ways to join in the celebration and support the AAC:

  1. Come to the in person Gala in Denver
  2. Tune in virtually via the free live stream
  3. Bid and win in the silent auction


You can register for both by clicking "Buy Tickets" or check out the silent auction by clicking "Items"

COVID-19 Policy:

Proof of full vaccination or recent negative test will be required to attend the Gala.

  • You can show proof by providing a physical vaccine card, or by showing a clear photo of your vaccine card at event check-in. Proof of booster will be required if your vaccine was received more than 6 months prior.
  • Negative test results must have been received within 72 hours of the event.
  • We will be reducing in-person capacity at the event to encourage social distancing.
  • Masks are encouraged when not eating or drinking.
  • You will not be allowed into the event if you do not meet these requirements. Guidelines are subject to change based on current CDC guidelines and new developments.


Refund Policy:

We are able to offer full refunds for ticket purchases until Monday, March 14. After March 14, we are only able to offer partial refunds of the ticket price minus $100 per person.  (Example: you would receive a $75 refund for a $175 ticket). However, given the uncertain and changing nature of these times, we are able to offer a full refund at any date for those affected by COIVD-19. If you have been exposed or are feeling sick, please stay home and tune in to the live stream.


About the Auction:

  • If shipping, winners are asked to cover shipping fees. This allows your donation to be maximized in supporting the AAC's work.
  • The Silent Auction closes at 7pm MST on March 26th.
  • We encourage you to set a maximum bid for items. This will allow the system to bid automatically for you, up to the limit you set. Talk about easy winning!
  • The Live Auction takes place around 8pm on March 26th. To bid remotely in the Live Auction tune into the live stream ( so you know when exactly to call, then call (970) 541-2422 and a staff member will act as your stand in bidder while you're on the line.

Donate Now

Support climbing, community, and conservation.

The Annual Benefit Gala is our largest fundraiser of the year. Our work supporting members, connecting and educating climbers, and protecting public lands depends on the commitment of folks like you. Join us in raising over $330,000 to continue this important work.

Community requires commitment, and no act of generosity is too small to make a difference.

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The American Alpine Club
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Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 13th Street, Denver, CO, USA

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