Outdoor Adventure Expo

Midwest Mountaineering and the U of M
April 28 – 30, 2017

Expo Hours:

Friday  2 – 9:30
Saturday  9 – 6:30
Sunday  10 – 5

2 – 9:30

9 – 6:30

10 – 5

Appreciation Night:

Thursday  5 – 9
Pre-Event Sale
All Are Welcome!

Sponsored By:


Acadia Cafe logo Food Service Provided By

Bent Paddle Brewing logo
Official Beer of
Outdoor Adventure Expo

50¢ Popcorn
50¢ Popcorn
All Weekend Long !!!

Newspaper Updates & Typos

Expo Newspaper Inside Cover

The Expo Newspaper (hardcopy) is printed and mailed to customers on our mailing list about 4 weeks before the expo.  This website contains more information and updates to previously printed information.

Expo Newspaper typos will also be noted on this page.  Find a typo?  Contact Us.

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Expo Sale Announcement, Expo Hours, Expo Sponsors, Featured Presenters
2 Radical Reels Tour
3 Canoe and Kayak Auction
4 Beer & Gear Social Night and Raffle, Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
5 Beer & Gear Social Night and Raffle Prizes, FITS, City Pages
6 Welcome Letter from Rod & Sharon Johnson,
Paddlesports Demo
7 Green Initiatives from Midwest Mountaineering, Midwest Mountaineering Venturing Crew, Expo Map and Parking, Kid's Paddling Day
8 Outdoor Adventure Expo Exhibitors
MSR, Chaco, Eagle's Nest Outfitters
9 Outdoor Adventure Manufacturer's Representatives
Vasque, Mystery Ranch Backpacks, Hub Bike Coop
10 Outdoor Diva Night,
ExOfficio, North House Folk School
11 Upcoming Clinics Programs Classes and Events at Midwest Mountaineering (April / May / June)
12 Adidas Outdoor
13 Program Descriptions:  Mike Libecki:
Climbing in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
Climbing the World's Last Unclimbed Peaks
Mountain Hardwear, La Sportiva
14 Program Description:  Lonnie Dupre:
Cold Hunter One
Patagonia, Osprey Packs
15 Program Description:  Alyce Kuenzli, Lisa Pugh, and Viki Carpenter:
4,000 Miles Down North America's Longest River
MN Trails, Granite Gear
16 Program Description:  Brian Block:
Everest: A New Lesson in Suffering!
Katadyn, Western Mountaineering
17 Program Descriptions:  Cliff Jacobson:
Bug-Proof Your Camp
Canoeing Secrets
Dress Right for Canoeing
Trailtopia Adventure Food, Big Agnes, Wenonah Canoes
18 Program Description:  Amy Freeman:
A Year in the Wilderness, Reflections from 30,000 Miles of Adventuring by Canoe, Kayak and Dogsled
Canoeing.com, Northstar Canoes
19 Program Descriptions:  Rod and Sharon Johnson:
Glacier National Park: Historic Lodges, Hiking and Lightweight Backpacking,
Hiking & Backpacking Grand Teton National Park,
Machu Picchu and Choquequirao: Trekking Peru’s Sacred Valley
Expo Presentation Schedule - Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Expo Map
A to D
D to F
F to H
H to K
K to L  —  Program Descriptions – by Presenter's Last Name
M to M
M to O
O to R
R to S
S to V
V to Z
33 New midwestmtn.com Website, Book of the Month Club
prAna, Superfeet, Exped
34 What's New?  New & Exciting New Products
35 Camping  Sale Prices
36 Clothing  Sale Prices
Deuter, Stanley
37 Footwear  Sale Prices
Keen, Oboz
38 Thrifty Outfitters  Sale Prices
39 Paddlesports  Sale Prices, Paddlesports Demo Schedule
Werner, Current Designs
Outdoor Adventure Expo / Radical Reels Tour Announcements,
Get Expo Coupons, Expo Sponsors

Expo Newspaper
Program Updates and Typographic Corrections
Updated:  04/18/2017

  • Pages 14, 20-21:
    Presentation Change:
    Saturday, April 29th at 9:15a.m.:  Carlson School of Management Room L-110
    CANCELLED:  Cold Hunter One, Lonnie Dupre
    Replaced By:  Trekking in Patagonia, Rod and Sharon Johnson
  • Pages 20-21, 24, 26, 28, 30, 31:
    Room Change:  Saturday, April 29th:  All presentations in Herbert M Hanson Hall Room 109
    MOVED TO:  Herbert M Hanson Hall Room 108

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