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First Descents Ball

Oct 23, 2021 5PM-12AM
The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch
Avon, CO

We can’t wait to finally come together for the First Descents Ball!

While 2020 was not the year we hoped for, our sights are on the future. This long awaited FD Ball is about everything that’s yet to come! Join us as we honor those who support the future of FD and our vision to become the world leader in adventure-based healing. We’ve provided more than 10,000 life-changing adventures over the past two decades, and the next twenty years will be even more impactful. Don’t forget your dancing shoes, a generous spirit, and as always… a hat!

Contact Ray Shedd for more information on sponsoring or purchasing a table at the 15th Annual First Descents Ball. Click here to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities.

Need lodging? First Descents offers a variety of discounted room blocks at the Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, and the Comfort Inn. Contact FD to learn more about booking your room!

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