American Alpine Club Climbing Awards

date: 2018

client: The American Alpine Club

materials: Stainless steel, wool felt, bamboo

size: 5" x 5" x 1.75"

info: On February 23-24 Boston will host the 2018 Annual Benefit Dinner for the American Alpine Club (AAC). The AAC’s most prestigious yearly event honors those making outstanding achievements in conservation, climbing and mountaineering. Custom designed and fabricated awards for the American Alpine Club — the plaques are a sleek fusion of hand-polished stainless steel, natural wool felt and laminated bamboo. This year's honorees: John Roskelley will be receiving an Honorary Membership, which is one of the highest awards the AAC offers; Alex Honnold is awarded The Robert And Miriam Underhill Award; Ellen Lapham is honored with the Heilprin Citation; And former U.S. Secretary of the Interior and accomplished climber Sally Jewell, recognized for her extraordinary leadership in landscape conservation and commitment to youth outdoor education, is receiving the David R. Brower Conservation Award.