The A4 / Appalachian Adventure Achievement Award recognizes individuals who exemplify the outdoor lifestyle. Ideal candidates are those who excel in their mountain sport (skiing, snowboarding, climbing, trail running, biking, kayaking, mountaineering/backpacking, adventure racing, etc.), elevate the status of their sport in the High Country community, are valued role models and/or mentors, contribute to social or environmental awareness of the area, and are excellent ambassadors to some aspect of the High Country outdoor community.
For more information and to nominate someone, visit the A4 website. March 7, 2014 is the deadline for nominations and the winners will be announced at the 2014 screenings of the Banff Mountain Film Festival in Boone, NC.