Outdoor Adventure Expo

Midwest Mountaineering and the U of M
April 27 – 29, 2018

Expo Hours:

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

2 – 9:30

9 – 6:30

10 – 5

Sponsored By:

Bent Paddle Brewing Dagger Northstar Canoes Oboz Footwear Osprey Packs Patagonia Prana Smartwool Trailtopia Adventure Food Western Mountaineering Wilderness Systems


Acadia Cafe logo Food Service Provided By

Bent Paddle Brewing logo
Official Beer of
Outdoor Adventure Expo

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

Raffle Prizes Prize Winners

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Beer! and Gear!
Social Night and Raffle

Friday, April 27th, 2018
  2:00 – 8:00p.m.
Prize Award Drawing at 8:30p.m.


Sponsored By

Over $5,000 in Prizes

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Raffle Held in the Food Truck Area (small parking lot near boat yard)

✰ New This Year: ✰

You will not get stuck with a prize you don't want.
You will have one week to pick up your prize.
Winners notified by e-mail.

Beer and Gear Pint Glass, Spring, 2018

  (New Pint Glass Design Coming Soon!)

Beer!  —  $6 gets you a limited edition Expo pint beer glass + one pint of beer!  Choose from a variety of one of three (Venture Pils Pilsner Lager, 14° ESB Extra Special Bitter, and Bent Hop Golden IPA) Bent Paddle Brewing Company craft beers.  FREE raffle ticket, too.  $4 Refills.

Gear!  —  There will be plenty of manufacturer's reps, exhibitors and employees to talk to about gear and adventure opportunities.  Preview all of the gear being donated by exhibitors and manufacturers.  All Midwest Mountaineering merchandise will be on sale!  See our expanded backpacking section in the tents.  Use your 20% off coupon (sign up at: midwestmtn.com/mailinglist).

Social Night  —  You'll be surrounded by like-minded people:  manufacturer's representatives, exhibitors, and Midwest Mountaineering employees.  We will have raffle prizes on display in the tent.  Enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded outdoor friends.

Raffle and Exhibitors  —  Get your free raffle card and punches just by socializing with the Expo Exhibitors!  Collect card punches from at least 10 exhibitors between 2:00 and 8:00p.m., then drop your card in the jar of the prize you'd like to win.

One raffle entry per person.  Get a list of participating exhibitors at the Expo entrances.  Visit them and learn an interesting fact to receive a free raffle card punch.  Visit lots of exhibitors for lots of punches.  Raffle prizes are listed below.  Submit cards (in the Expo tent) by 8:00p.m.

Prize Award Drawing  —  8:30p.m.  in the Food Truck Area (need not be present to win).  Winners announced overhead at 8:30p.m., via e-mail, and online by Saturday morning at 9:00a.m..  Prizes available for pickup within one week.

Winners  —  BeerGearRaffleWinners201804.pdf 

New Format = More Winners !!!

Raffle Prizes Include:

Updated:  03/27/2018
Stay tuned … we are still adding prizes to the list!

Grand Prize

Mora Classic Series logo
  • Registration package to all Mora Classic race events:  Vasaloppet USA races, Snake River Canoe Race, Mora Half Marathon & 5k, and Mora Bike Tour / Registration for Mora Classic Series  •  Mora Classic Series  •  $670

Large Prizes (minimum $200)

Prize List Coming Soon!

  • Four coupons for a 1-hour presentation and small tasting of Italian regional cuisine  •  Casa Italia  •  $200
  • Gift certificate to Vine Park Brewing Company and City Pages Swag  •  City Pages  •  $220
  • 2-night weekend campsite stay with two firewood bundles ($75);  Complimentary 1-day kayak fishing float rental for two at Water Wolverine Outfitting ($100);  Cycle Path & Paddle Certificate OR a weekend family snowshoe rental for up to four people ($160)  •  Cuyuna Lakes Chamber / True North Basecamp  •  $335
  • Curtis Flight Carry-On Bag  •  Frost River  •  $215
  • Outdoors Basket for Four  •  Minnesota Rovers  •  $200
  • One complimentary entry to the Ski Rennet ($65); One complimentary entry to the Fat Bike Rennet ($65); One Three Rivers Activity Pass ($75)  •  Three Rivers Park District  •  $205
  • Gift certificates towards a trip with Thrive Adventures  •  Thrive Adventures  •  $500
  • Gift certificates towards a trip with Thrive Adventures  •  Thrive Adventures  •  $500
  • Gift certificates towards a trip with Thrive Adventures  •  Thrive Adventures  •  $500

Medium Prizes ($100 to $200)

Prize List Coming Soon!

  • Series of three "Alaska" coffee table books  •  Alaska Wilderness League  •  $100
  • Steri-pen  •  Boundary Water Advisory Committee  •  $110
  • Conserve School Gift Basket (Knit wool hat;  blanket; klean kanteen;  stuffed Timberwolf)  •  Conserve School  •  $115
  • Admission for one adult to Winter Weekend at Camp Menogyn  •  Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness  •  $195
  • Two (2) one-day alpine lift tickets  •  Giants Ridge  •  $108
  • Two (2) one-day alpine lift tickets  •  Hungry Hippie Hostel  •  $160
  • Patagonia Black Hole Duffel 45L filled with Knowmad Adventure swag  •  Knowmad Travel  •  $150
  • Right Path Adventures logo fleece hoodie  •  Right Path Adventures  •  $100
  • Poleset  •  Skipulk.com  •  $120
  • $50 gift card to local restaurant;  6-pack of Bent Paddle Lollygagger;  Lake Superior 2017 Calendar;  2 "Visit Duluth" Trevis cups;  2 adult passes to Glensheen;  2 adult passes to Great Lakes Aquarium  •  Visit Duluth  •  $176
  • $50 gift card to local restaurant;  6-pack of Bent Paddle Lollygagger;  Lake Superior 2017 Calendar;  2 "Visit Duluth" Trevis cups;  2 adult passes to Glensheen;  2 adult passes to Great Lakes Aquarium  •  WinterFun 101  •  $100

Small Prizes ($50 to $100)

Prize List Coming Soon!

  • Adventure Santa Kit and a $20 gift certificate to Midwest Mountaineering  •  Adventure Santa  •  $50
  • Black Diamond Bullet Pack embroidered with American Alpine Club logo  •  American Alpine Club – Twin Cities Chapter  •  $60
  • Two Toilet Trees   •  Appleby Outdoors  •  $80
  • Four (4) Dakota County Parks ski passes for a season of x/c skiing in some of the best classic ski destinations in the metro: Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Spring Lake Park Reserve, and Whitetail Woods Regional Park  •  Dakota County Parks  •  $80
  • LOKI full-zip fleece jacket  •  Grand Canyon for Cancer  •  $75
  • Master Naturalist Sweatshirt / ID Guides  •  Minnesota Master Naturalist  •  $50
  • Gift Certificate and Annual Permit to Minnesota State Parks  •  MN State Parks and Trails  •  $50
  • Gift certificate to online trail shop  •  North County Trail Association  •  $50
  • Item  •  North Star Sled Dog Club  •  $50
  • Camp chair, t-shirt, ball cap, tote bag, poster, rack card and booth brush  •  PlayCleanGo  •  $50
  • Sierra Club daypack, 16oz. Stainless steel tumbler, award-winning 2017 calendar  •  Sierra Club  •  $50
  • Four (4) two-packs of Wild Rice cereal  •  Simply Native Foods  •  $70
  • A Superior Hiking Trail New Member Starter Package (membership; guide/,map/bumper sticker) plus a SHT DVD, waterbottle and bandana  •  Superior Hiking Trail Association  •  $62
  • Two kids t-shirts; One plush stuffed moose; copy of "Becoming a Boundary Waters Family" book  •  Visit Cook County  •  $70
  • 12-piece travel dish set; men's and women's t-shirt  •  Vistabule  •  $80
  • Item  •  Wilderness in the City  •  $60
  • Yumbutter Love Bomb (includes Klean Kanteen and assorted Yumbutter goodies)  •  Yumbutter  •  $69


Prize List Coming Soon!

  • Agravic Trail Running Shoes (men's) – Adidas Outdoor
  • Agravic Trail Running Shoes (women's) – Adidas Outdoor
  • Basket of Merino Wool Socks – FITS
  • Adidas Down Jacket (men's medium) – American Alpine Club (Twin Cities Chapter)
  • Patagonia Linked Pack (16L) – American Alpine Club (Twin Cities Chapter)
  • Steripen Ultra – Boundary Waters Advisory Committee
  • 6 Meals (including Bibimbap) – Good To-Go
  • MSR Trail Lite Duo Cookset (2-person) – MSR
  • Osprey Daylite Plus Pack – Osprey
  • Stanley Insulated Mug and Waterbottle – Stanley
  • item – donor
  • Item  •  Donor  •  $999

Plus!:  Many other raffle prizes donated by manufacturers and exhibiting businesses.

Page Updated:  Apr 27, 2018 07:49 pm