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CMC Benefit Gala


Colorado Mountain Club's Benefit Gala


Friday, February 7, 2020

The Hangar at The Stanley Marketplace

2501 Dallas Street #135, Aurora, CO, 80010


It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we invite you to join us for Colorado Mountain Club’s Inaugural Benefit Gala.


This extraordinary event will feature a keynote address by world renowned adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, a seated dinner, silent and live auctions, mountaineering achievement awards, and a program designed to entertain and inspire.


The evening will reflect the vibrancy, comradery, and generosity of the outdoor community and beyond as we raise funds vital to CMC’s Youth & Adult Education Programs.



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*The Colorado Mountain Club Benefit Gala is being held in place of Backcountry Bash. 


Event Schedule

Erik Weihenmayer Climbing in Telluride



5:30pm - VIP Meet & Greet with Erik Weihenmayer

6:00pm - Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction

7:30pm - Dinner & Program


Dress is Mountain Chic Cocktail Attire



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Ticket Options



Guest Ticket: CMC Member - $150  |  Non-Member - $250The Hangar at The Stanley Marketplace

Includes appetizers, dinner, complimentary bar, & a copy of Erik Weihenmayer's book


VIP Ticket: CMC Member - $250  |  Non-Member - $350

Includes the above, plus Erik Weihenmayer meet & greet (VIP drinks & apps), complimentary valet parking, premiere seating, event goody bag, & recognition in CMC Annual Report.






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Table Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

Contact Maryjane Jarvis for more details, or click here to see all options.


Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring the gala, please see more options here, or reach out to Maryjane (MJ) at

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors:

Thank You to Our Table Sponsors:


Gold Level:

Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office

Kathy Workman

Dan Cummings


Silver Level:

Mark West

Matt Stevens

Chantal Unfug

Peter Hamilton

Linda Lawson

Colorado Mountain Club Foundation



See list of our current Corporate Sponsors.