Outdoor Adventure Expo

Midwest Mountaineering and the U of M
November 17 – 19, 2017

Expo Hours:

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

Friday
2 – 9:30

Saturday
9 – 6:30

Sunday
10 – 5

Customer
Appreciation Night:

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


Sponsored By:
Sponsors

Concessions:

Acadia Cafe logo Food Service Provided By

Bent Paddle Brewing logo
Official Beer of
Outdoor Adventure Expo

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

Directions Parking Click to see disability access parking and venue information.

Get Here By:  Car | Train | MTC Bus | U of M Bus | Bicycle


Midwest Mountaineering

309 Cedar Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55454
Telephone:  612-339-3433

Midwest Mountaineering StorefrontLook for our beautiful, classic turn of the nineteenth century two-story red brick building on the Northeast corner of Cedar and Riverside Avenues – very close to the Metrodome, University of Minnesota, West Bank and the seven corners intersection.

Light rail is here!  We are excited to be located less than one block from the West Bank Station on the Green Line.  Getting to the Expo is now even easier!

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Want to see more?:  Expo Map with Lodging and Restaurants


Midwest Mountaineering Driving Directions
Printable Directions


Over 2,000 Parking Spaces Available

During the Expo the free validated parking behind our store is not available.  We recommend U of M parking ramps or lots.  They offer all-day rates starting at 5:00p.m. on Friday and all-day Saturday and Sunday.  The 7 Corners ramp is also a good option.

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Light Rail Transit

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Coming from downtown Minneapolis or Saint Paul, the Airport, or Mall of America?  Trains run at least every 15 minutes!

Central Corridor (Green) Line:  (metrotransit.org/metro-green-line).  We are excited to be located less than one block from the Green Line's West Bank Station.  Green Line schedule.

Hiawatha (Blue) Line:  (metrotransit.org/metro-blue-line).  Riverside Station is three blocks from Midwest Mountaineering.  Did I mention it's easy to find?  Just continue Westbound on Riverside Ave past Cedar Ave and follow the road to the left as Riverside becomes 15th Ave South, go two blocks.  Blue Line schedule.

Cost:  $1.75

$2.25 during rush hours
(M–F:  6–9 am, 3–6:30 pm)

MTC Go To Card

Make it convenient – Purchase a Go To Card for easy riding on all buses and trains, and get a 10% discount (Click image at right).

MTC Bus

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Hop a bus – many routes go right past Midwest Mountaineering!  Use Metro Transit's handy-dandy interactive Trip Planner to get route information - directly from your door to ours!


U of M – Campus Connector Shuttle Bus

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Easily ride from the store (West Bank) to the East Bank (5 minutes) and Saint Paul (20 minutes) campuses!  Catch these frequent-running buses one block from our door (next to Willey Hall on the westbound Washington Ave exit).  View the campus connector shuttle bus map & schedule to see how easy it is! 

P.S.  You don't need to be a university student to ride these free shuttle buses!

Cost:  FREE.


Bicycle to Midwest Mountaineering

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Easily ride to the store on many trails including Mississippi River Roads (East and West), Hiawatha Avenue, Midtown Greenway, and numerous U of MN bicycle lanes including the 19th/10th Avenue, Dinkytown Bikeway Connection, and Washington Avenue Bridges.  All buses and trains can carry your bike, too. 

Park your bike on the North side of the building - next to The Hub Bike Coop.  Additional bike parking (100 plus spaces) is available on the mall between the Humphrey Center and Wilson Library.

Cost:  FREE + Fresh Air & Exercise.

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