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8 day/7night stay at the Hacienda de Santiago in Manzanillo, Mexico  with Captain Joel S. Fogel as your guide.  


Three beautiful villas are connected by a breeze way. Each villa has 2 baths, 2 bedrooms (one king-size bed with inside bathroom),  (two full-size beds with outside bathroom).  You are bidding on one of these villas for a week long stay.  If  booked for Jan – April, Captain Fogel is available to show you around the area.  The kitchen is fully  equipped as are linens Housecleaning and linen laundry service are provided. 

The town of Miramar outside the Hacienda de Santiago is just 10 minutes away, the Port of Manzanillo is half an hour away and many  other small towns are in-between.  A variety of beaches, restaurants, bars and  amenities are nearby.  More information available here.  

Retail Value: Villa – $ 3500       Captain Fogel – Priceless Please increase bids by a minimum of $100

Opening Bid: $1500 
Current Bid:   $1500 (Please increase by a minimum of $100)

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Handwoven Turkish Kilim from Artisan Rug Gallery


Turkish Kilim sized 5’4’’x8’2’’. Woven by ethnic Yugoslavs in Turkey,  this piece is made from 100% handspun wool. The design is an unusual mix of Eastern European motifs and coloring and Turkish patterning.  It is a very handsome and unique midcentury antique sure to bring the world into your home!

Rug may be traded for paid value at Artisan Rug Gallery for anything of equal or greater value.

Retail value – $3100.  

Opening BId: $ 1000
Current Bid: $1000 (Please increase by a minimum of $100)

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Day Whitewater Kayaking with Trip Jennings


You are bidding on a once in a lifetime opportunity to kayak with 2007 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Trip Jennings.  You will be responsible to get yourself to the Portland, OR area from where Trip will take you on some of his favorite rivers.  Any experience level is welcome!  Bringing your own boat is optional. 

The timeframe for this trip will depend on your experience level and rivers of choice.  

Trip is widely regarded as the top expedition kayaker in the world.  He has been featured on National Geographic Channel and many others.  He is an explorer, filmmaker and most passionately a conservationist. He’s spent the last three years being chased by crocodiles, evading the Chinese military and being pinned down by rebels with AK-47s. Trip has traveled to the most remote and tucked away corners of four continents to bring back scientific data and media documentation of areas on the brink of change due to human activity.

Retail Value: –  Priceless (Please increase bids by a minimum of $100)
Opening Bid: $300
Current Bid: $300 (Please increase by a minimum of $50)

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2011 Breezer Thunder Mountain Bike  


The Breezer Thunder mountain bike is new for 2011 and features a legendary Breezer custom frame with all the features you would expect to see on a state-of-the-art mountain bike. The foundation is a Hydroformed custom butted aluminum frame with an integrated head tube that is paired with a Rock Shox Dart 1 suspension fork. This hard tail mountain bike is ready to hit the trails from your first turn of the pedal. Stopping is a breeze thanks to the Tektro dual disc brakes and flying up and down the hills is no problem with the reliable Shimano 27 speed drivetrain with Rapid Fire Shifters.

Special Features of the Breezer Thunder Bike:

  • Custom Breezer Hydroformed Frame
  • 27 Speed Shimano Drivetrain
  • Dual Disc Brakes
  • Rock Shox Dart 1 Fork
  • Oval Concepts Handlebars, Saddle and Stem

We have two of these bikes available.  You can bid on them both or one.  The bike is available in Sizes :XS (15”), S (17”), M (18.5”), L (19.5”), XL (21”)

Retail Value : – $ 859 
Opening Bid: $ 450

Current Bid:$ 450 (Please increase by a minimum of $25)
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Sierra Designs Lightning XT 4


The Lightning XT 4 was the 2009 winner of Backpacker Magazine Editors Choice Award! The features of this tent explain why it won: over 57 square feet of interior space, two vestibules and fewer than seven pounds for a four-person tent! This shelter has everything needed for some time away with friends or family.

  • Capacity: 4
  • Season: 3
  • Trail Weight: 6 lb 15 oz / 3.15 kg
  • Packed Weight: 6 lb 8 oz / 2.95 kg
  • Interior Area: 57.50 ft2 / 5.34 m2
  • Vestibule Area: 17.5 + 10 ft2 / 1.63 + .93 m2

Retail Value — $460
Opening Bid $200
Current Bid $ 200 (Please increase by a minimum of $25 )

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PADI Openwater Diving Class


You are bidding on PADI Openwater Diving Lessons given by The Sports Cove in Bozeman, MT.  For more information on these lessons please click here .  

Retail Value — $450  Please increase bids by a minimum of $25

Opening Bid: $150
Current Bid: $150 (Please increase by a minimum of $25)

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