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Excellence in Climbing Celebration

  • American Mountaineering Center 710 Tenth Street Golden, CO 80401 (map)

Kick off the climbing season with a block party!

June 1, the community will gather in the home of the American Alpine Club for a festival celebrating all things climbing. Complete with carnival games, tours of the American Mountaineering Museum, an open air vendor village, artist market, food trucks and local beverages—the Excellence in Climbing Celebration has something for everyone! The highlight is inducting inspirational climbing heroes, Ken Yager and Laura Waterman, into the Hall of Mountaineering Excellence. And to cap it all off acclaimed author and climber Kelly Cordes will be presenting!

Tickets start at just $20.

Proceeds benefit the AAC Library and Mountaineering Museum.

Tickets and info at

Earlier Event: May 21
Brooklyn Chapter Kickoff
Later Event: June 8
New Hampshire Chapter: Spring BBQ