Great Old Broads for Wilderness “Wild for Wilderness Online Auction” Kicks Off October 29th–November 12th with Gear, Getaways, and Goodies Galore

Fundraiser offers a wide variety of outdoor goods and experiences, with proceeds to fund Great Old Broads for Wilderness' work to protect America's public lands.

Durango, CO, October 07, 2017 --( Great Old Broads for Wilderness invites you to do your “bid” for wilderness at the 13th annual Wild for Wilderness Online Auction, going live Sunday, October 29 through Sunday, November 12, 2017. This fundraising auction features adventure trips and vacation getaways, hosted homestays, outdoor gear, clothing and footwear; jewelry, art, books, and more. Proceeds support Broads’ education, advocacy, and stewardship programs focused on training and inspiring advocates to preserve wilderness and wild places for future generations. Visit to browse the auction and register for bidding.

Some of the more intriguing items on the auction block include a 5-day completely outfitted and guided canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness; a privately-guided Wolf & Wildlife Watching Tour in Yellowstone National Park; and a week’s stay in a rustic lakeshore cabin on the coast of Maine. Other notable items include a Lowe Alpine Eclipse backpack specially designed for women; a Western Oregon Mushroom Hunt and Cooking Lesson; and a full day of guided flyfishing with Steve Schweitzer in the Rocky Mountains. There is a “broad” range of items to choose from, providing something for every taste and budget—from a fine art photography to fabulous footwear by Icebug USA.

The Wild for Wilderness Online Auction is a holiday and vacation shopping tradition for thousands of members and supporters who participate each year. This year’s auction sponsors are Alpine Bank, and Bank of Colorado.

It’s not too late to become a sponsor or to donate to the auction. Donations will be accepted until October 19, 2017. To make a donation or learn more about the auction visit

About Great Old Broads for Wilderness:
Great Old Broads for Wilderness is a national grassroots organization, led by elders, that engages and inspires activism to preserve and protect wilderness and wild lands. We bring voice, knowledge, commitment, and humor to the movement to protect our last wild places on earth.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness
Susan Kearns