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A feature-length documentary about the first African American expedition to tackle North America’s highest peak – #ExpDenali
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    Don't have a lot to spend, but want to help the cause? Even at $1, you'll have our immense gratitude and receive a HUGE thank you and peace of mind that you’ve helped to support this documentary.

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    You'll get your name in "lights" with an official Thank You on the Expedition Denali website.

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    You'll receive a handwritten and signed "thank you" and rewards 1 and 2.

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    You'll receive an exclusive HD download of the film, to be delivered on the same day as the world premiere. Plus rewards 1, 2 and 3.

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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    You'll receive everything above plus a professional photo of the expedition team, something for you to keep as a memento of your support in our shared success. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    This is getting awesome! Exclusive, limited print Expedition Denali trucker's hat. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    Flags have been a part of mountaineering culture for decades, from coats of arms to national flags to symbolic colors, alpinists have used flags to show others who they are and what they represent with a single, identifying image. Expedition Denali is no different, with your pledge of $125 or more, you'll get an exact replica of Expedition Denali Summit Flag. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    Pledge $750 or more About $750

    It just keeps getting better. After the expedition, you'll have the opportunity to personally Skype the Expedition Denali team members with your friends, business or school group. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    Pledge $1,250 or more About $1,250

    Get a real piece of the Expedition with a signed, original Expedition Denali Summit Flag that is carried up the mountain by the team. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    This is a collector's item. You'll receive four pieces of climbing equipment (ice ax, rope, crampons, etc.) used by the athletes on the mountain, framed with a signed photo of the team. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    Receive a replica USGS benchmark medallion from North America's highest peak, commemorating this historic event. Your benchmark will be displayed in a desk frame with a photo of the Expedition Denali team and an engraved plaque commemorating their ascent. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    After we summit, we're coming to you to share the experience and significance of Expedition Denali directly. With this pledge, one or more of the Expedition Denali climbers will visit your classroom, business or community center anywhere in the US, to deliver their story and mission in-person. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    Experience the backcountry for yourself or for someone you designate. You'll receive a 30-day, fully transferable NOLS Wind River course. Learn backcountry skills, develop your leadership and hike incredible backcountry with the best outdoor instructors in the world. (Physical required for acceptance) Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

    http://www.nols.edu/courses/locations/rockymtn/windriverwilderness.shtml

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    Receive a backpack similar (but smaller) to the one Expedition Denali Climbers will use, made by The North Face. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    Thanks to The North Face, here's another great reward at the $250 level! Receive a "Base Camp Duffel" just like the team will be using. These things are amazingly useful and last forever. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3, and 4.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    How sweet is this! You'll get an REI Expedition Denali logoed puffy jacket as worn by the Expedition Denali climbers. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    If you plan to spend some time in the backcountry (or anywhere), you need to be prepared. Get a Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course and you (or someone you know) will be prepared for the unexpected. Taught by seasoned NOLS instructors in a two or two and a half day format, most WFA courses are held on a weekend. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. This prize is transferable as a gift or donation to a friend or organization of your choice as well. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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    Become an executive producer of the Expedition Denali documentary film with your own credit at the beginning of the film. Plus rewards 1, 2, 3 and 4.

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