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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Wild Night Out 2014 Live Auction Catalog

Check out our amazing live auction line up you can bid on by attending Wild Night Out 2014 on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Mountaineers! Get your tickets today!

A Day in the Field with Nature Photographer Andy Porter
The winning bidder and up to two guests experience a day in the field with famed nature photographer Andy Porter along the Lake Anne - Maple Pass Loop.  See nature’s beauty through a new lens on this all day trip, which includes a guided tour and photo lessons!   Guests must provide food and transportation to and from Sedro Woolley (transportation to the trailhead is provided) on a mutual agreeable and weather dependent date.
Donor: Andy Porter
Value: $400

Camano Island Canopy Tour Zip Line Adventure
You’ve never seen the forest like this before! Zip your way through a canopy of the forests of Camano Island! Walking between the zips, you will learn about nature, wildlife and the rich history of the land. Clip in, relax and enjoy the ride with a view! Safety restrictions: weight between 65 and 300 pounds, at least 48 inches in height, and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Donor: Canopy Tours NW
Value: $190

The beautiful Long Beach Peninsula offers 28 miles of
sandy beach and surf! 
Long Beach Peninsula One-Night Getaway
The Long Beach Peninsula is unbeatable! Soak in 28 miles of natural beach habitat just outside your hotel door at the dog-friendly Adrift Hotel and take a tour of one of the peninsula’s famed cranberry bogs! Tonight you’ll take home two bottles of Starvation Alley Farms cranberry juice. And what goes well with cranberry juice? Delicious, locally and sustainably crafted Bluewater Distillery vodka! Adrift Hotel is a one-night stay, best available room, not valid holidays or event times, valid for stays Sunday through Thursday, must present gift certificate at check in. Expires Sept. 20, 2015.

Donors: Adrift Hotel, Starvation Alley Farms, Bluewater Distillery
Value: $285

WILD Weekend in Index 
Get in touch with your wild side in Index and experience the area just outside the Wild Sky Wilderness. This package includes one night of lodging in the Historic Bush House Inn, North Fork Skykomish River Whitewater Rafting (Class II-III), and a guided hike. It will be a weekend of adventure to remember while you also remember why Wilderness matters even more 50 years after the Wilderness Act!
Donor: Outdoor Adventures
Value: $599

Sound Spirits Distillery: Ebb and Flow Bottle of Gin and Distillery Party
Take home a tasty bottle of Sound Spirits gin, amazing to sip but also crafted to bring out the best in classic cocktails, with a rich balance of flavors: herbal, citrus and spice. But you aren’t just taking home one of the best bottles of gin on the market. You also get a PRIVATE PARTY for 15-20 people at the distillery including a tour, tastings and a few mixed drinks! Guests must be 21+. Party will be held on a mutually agreed upon date, Sun-Thurs, 5pm to 8pm. Expires October 18, 2015.
Donor: Sound Spirits Distillery
Value: $250

Hike in Wilderness with a Team of Pack Goats
This is a one-of-a-kind day hike to get on your 2015 hiking calendar! Explore the outdoors with
Donna Ruelas-Semasko and her team of pack goats. These sure-footed, furry friends are both charming and helpful on the trail! Lunch will be included. Hike should be scheduled for spring or summer in 2015 on a Saturday or Sunday; can accommodate up to six hikers; no minimum age; Donna will offer the winning bidder a choice of hikes closer to the hike time frame. Expires October 18, 2015.
Donor: Donna Ruelas-Semasko
Value: $240

(Bag in auction is not the bag in this picture)
Women’s Alchemy Goods Mystery Bag
Not only do you take home an Alchemy Goods bag made completely of recycled materials, but just wait until you peek inside! Treat yourself to top-of-the-line hair care products from Aveda, outdoor gear from Kavu and Love Bamboo and two-day passes for full entry to the women-only Ladywell’s Spa and Sauna in Greenwood which include access to soaking tubs, heat therapy rooms, the relaxation lounge, towels, lockers and filtered water! Ahhhhh! You’ll find over $100 worth of other surprises inside as well.                   

Donors: Alchemy Goods, Aveda, Chinook Book, Kavu, IanFitness, Nikwax, Ladywell’s Vitality Spa and Sauna, Love Bamboo
Value: $336

Smartwool Men’s Head to Toe Kit
This gift card is good for getting the perfect size for one men’s baselayer top and bottom, a pair of socks, a hat and gloves. Stay warm and cozy on the slopes, in the backcountry, on the trail or just in the comfort or your own home this winter with top-of-the-line thermal attire from Smartwool!
Donor: Smartwool
Value: $350

Smartwool Women’s Head to Toe Kit  
This gift card is good for getting the perfect size for one women’s baselayer top and bottom, a pair of socks, a hat and gloves. Stay warm and cozy on the slopes, in the backcountry, on the trail or just in the comfort or your own home this winter with top-of-the-line thermal attire from Smartwool!
Donor: Smartwool

Banya5 puts the "aaaaahhhh!" in spa!
Value: $350
Seattle Staycation Getaway
Begin your evening with a $100 gift card toward dinner at Seattle’s premier Asian restaurant, Wild Ginger. After enjoying a delicious dinner, head over to use your Banya5 Urban Spa pass good for five visits for a healthy hot and cold soak! Finish your night with a one-night stay in a luxurious room at W Seattle Hotel, good for two people any Friday or Saturday night. Wild Ginger gift card does not include tip or alcohol.
Donors: Wild Ginger, W Seattle Hotel, and Banya5 Urban Spa
Value: $700

Davenport Cellars 
Attention, wine lovers, wine snobs, wine aficionados! You don’t want to miss this! Win a private wine tasting party with wine and cheese or wine and chocolate pairings for up to 12 of your friends at Davenport Cellars located in Woodinville. Davenport Cellars is committed to crafting quality wines using the following tenets in winemaking. They source the highest quality grapes available; use a minimalist approach; pay attention to the details; handle the fruit and wine as gently as possible; and maintain traditional practices. The winning bidder also takes home a bottle of Davenport Cellars 2009 Continuity tonight to build the anticipation!
Donor: Davenport Cellars
Value: $329

Week-long Stay at Mount Baker Condo
Bask in the beauty of Mount Baker for ONE FULL WEEK at the closest accommodations to the Mount Baker Ski Area.  Your proximity will enable you to easily explore Mount Baker, Bellingham, or even Vancouver, B.C. with ease.  The condominium amenities include two heated pools, jacuzzi, sauna, four outdoor tennis courts, racquetball, squash courts, handball courts, wally ball courts, basketball courts and a fitness room.  You can choose to explore, or just stay in and relax. Weeks available include 12/12/14, 6/5/2015, and 8/28/15 and must be booked by November 1st to ensure availability. 
Donor: Andrea Matzke
Value: $850

K2 Sports Skis Gift Certificate
No matter what your skiing style, K2 has the gear for you! Whether you’re into groomers, freeride or backcountry, experienced or novice – this certificate will ensure that you have the best gear on the mountain. Details: Gift certificate is redeemable only for one pair of either men’s or women’s flat skis. Product, size, color, etc. are subject to availability and does not include bindings.
Donor: K2 Sports
Value: $700

K2 Sports Snow Shoes Gift Certificate
Hit the trail this winter with a pair of Tubbs Showshoes! Explore the snow-covered forest and mountain air and stay in shape all winter long. Wild Sky Wilderness, the Olympics and Cascades, Methow Valley – enjoy the winter wonderland snowy splendor of these places this winter! Details: Gift certificate is redeemable only for one pair of Tubbs Snowshoes. Product, size, color, etc. are subject to availability.
Donor: K2 Sports
Value: $260

Register Your Trademark and Protect Your Brand!
Are you a small business owner who has never gotten around to protecting the name of your company with a state or federal trademark registration?  Do you have dreams of starting your own business but have no idea how to select a trademark and register it for protection?  Look no further! The winner of this item receives trademark procurement services and counseling from one of the area’s top lawyers practicing in this evolving area of the law.  Washington Wild Board member, Mark Walters, will conduct a “knock-out” search of US Trademark filings providing preliminary clearance for your name.  Depending on the search results, Mark will also file a trademark application seeking to register your trademark with the appropriate state or federal registry.  Furthermore, Mark can provide advice if the search turns up a conflicting trademark. This item includes one government filing fee for one class of goods and services using standard goods and services descriptions ($275) as well as time required to complete the search and application for trademark (about 1.5 hours of time).   Expires October 18, 2015.
Donor: Mark Walters
Value: $1,000

Mazama Ski Excursion Getaway
Enjoy three nights for two at this mountain lodge, located at the edge of the Pasayten Wilderness. You will be surrounded by half a million acres of virgin timberland and mountains offering a wide variety of recreational activities and a place to retreat deep into nature. In keeping with the peaceful setting, there are no phones or television sets in in guest rooms although wireless internet is available throughout the lodge. Who will need WiFi though, when you are taking ski lessons for two from at the Methow Valley Ski School? Whatever your activity, you will enjoy an excellent restaurant, hot tub/sauna, pool and other facilities. Restrictions: Not usable during holidays. Expires October, 2015.
Donor: Mazama Country Inn and Methow Valley Ski School
Value: $950

Andy Porter Photography
Andy Porter Photography: Sahale Glacier Camp Smithsonian Museum Print
The Wilderness Act turns 50 years this year and the Smithsonian Museum, as part of the Wilderness 50 Celebration, is displaying the best pictures of protected areas under this powerful Act!  This autographed 15" x 20" canvas-wrapped print of Sahale Glacier Camp in the Steven Mather Wilderness, North Cascades National Park is on display in the Smithsonian - and could be on display in YOUR home!
Donor: Andy Porter
Value: $200

Mount Rainier Snowshoe Escape for Two
This full-day escape offers opportunities for adventure, exploration, learning and having fun! Old growth forests, frozen waterfalls, wildlife and river valleys connected to glaciers – you’ll see it all! Led by a naturalist guide, you will be driven from downtown Seattle in a bio-fueled Mercedes van or crossover and treated to morning tea and pastries on the way up the mountain. Enjoy a seasonal Cascadian lunch with local wine and afternoon snacks! Park entry fees, snowshoes and poles are included. All you need to do is show up and have fun! Expires May 14, 2015. Restrictions apply. Confirmation is subject to availability. No rescheduling within seven days of departure.
Donor: Evergreen Escapes        
Value: $450

Columbia Backpack Mystery Bag
This Columbia backpack that just keeps on giving! The winner of this Treadlite Performance Backpack has quite the surprise in store for them when they open it up! Inside you’ll find outdoor gear, a Mount Rainier hiking guide and credit for a session with one of Seattle’s best personal training facilities to help you get ready to tackle the outdoors! Also includes over $100 of surprises!
Donors: Columbia, Patagonia, Nikwax, IanFitness, Chinook Book, Ecosocks, Sasquatch Books, Petzl
Value: $320

Mariners Tickets and Dinner at Elliot’s Oyster House
Mariners and fresh local oysters? What a perfect Seattle day! Fill up on a delicious meal at the restaurant where Seattle goes to for seafood (valet parking included!), and then hit the ball game! These Charter Seats are just the first row behind the Diamond Club 9 rows back behind the on deck circle.  You are right in the middle of the action with great views of home plate and both dugouts. Seats are in section 132, row 9, seats 15 & 16. 
Donors: Michael Barcott and Elliot’s Oyster House           
Value: $295

X-Box One + Kinect and Project Spark
Welcome to a new generation of games and entertainment. Where games push the boundaries of realism. And television obeys your every command. Where listening to music while playing a game is a snap. And you can jump from TV to movies to music to a game in an instant. Where your experience is custom tailored to you. And the entertainment you love is all in one place. Welcome to the all-in-one, Xbox One. And now, Kinect has been completely re-engineered to take full advantage of all that Xbox One can do. It's more precise. More responsive. More intuitive. Its unparalleled voice, vision, and motion technology lets you reach into games and entertainment like never before. Automatically sign in when you enter the room. Accelerate through a game with subtle gestures. Or navigate through your favorite TV shows with the sound of your voice. It's an entirely new Kinect for a new generation of entertainment. To get you started, play “Project Spark.” “Project Spark” unlocks imagination and creativity like never before. It’s a powerful gaming destination where creation and play live seamlessly together. Build the supreme gaming experience by making unique and instantly playable levels, games and worlds and share them with a global community. Dive in to the community’s collective imagination and start playing. If you dream of creating your own games and love to build your own stories, “Project Spark” provides a powerful creation engine that unlocks world building through intuitive sculpting tools to shape and paint a new world, as well as a simple yet incredibly powerful visual programming language to make anything happen. Be a part of the never-ending evolution of creation. Access the frontier of game creation. “Project Spark” is where players create and creators play.
Donor: Carla Villar
Value: $570

Two-Day San Juan’s Sea Kayaking Trip      
Washington offers many gems, some of which are islands.  Come visit the San Juans and learn to appreciate them- through camping, kayaking, and biking the San Juan Islands.  Come experience these beautiful islands like you never have before.  Restrictions apply – see gift certificate for details.      
Donor: Outdoor Adventures
Value: $699

A Bike For the City and Adventure
This bike is perfectly suited for your next commute to the office or trip to the beach. The sturdy cantilever frame and fun, modern graphics are distinctly Felt and will turn some heads wherever you are going. The balloon tires and upright handlebars make for a smooth ride and allow you to take in the scenery as the miles pass by. Remember, life is a journey, not a destination!Donor: Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance
Value: $300

Apple Pressing and Dutch Oven Experience in Index
Traditionally seen as a campfire method of cooking, Dutch Ovens have become popular for home cooking as well, and once you've had some basic instruction and a chance to try it, you'll be preparing great dishes in no time! Heating coals, seasoning the cast iron, and calculating heating temperatures can put even an experienced cook out of their comfort zone, but we'll get you off and cooking in no time!   If that’s not enough you will also learn about apple pressing!  Come visit Index and learn a thing or two that will change you for back home!  See certificate for details and restrictions.
Donor: Outdoor Adventures
Value: $150

Brewshed® Growler and WABL Membership
Take home this one-of-a-kind growler celebrating the Washington Wild Brewshed® Alliance! And don’t forget to bring it with you when you’re joining Washington Wild for a Brewshed® happy hour at one of our brewery partners’ tap rooms in the upcoming year! Fill it up with tasty, locally crafted beer made from clean pure water that flows out of wilderness areas Washington Wild works to protect. You also get a one-year membership to Washington Beer Lovers (WABL)! WABL’s mission is to build a community of local craft beer enthusiasts while pursuing an active, responsible, and social lifestyle built around Washington beer.
Donor: Fresh NW Design and WABL
Value: $135