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


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Bent Paddle Brewing logo
Official Beer of
Outdoor Adventure Expo

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

Newspaper (issuu) Newspaper (PDF)
Updates & Typos

Expo Newspaper Inside Cover

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Expo Sale Announcement, Expo Hours, Expo Sponsors, Featured Presenters
2 Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival Tour  (formerly known as 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, Stanley, Vasque
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
Chaco, North House Folk School
9 Outdoor Adventure Manufacturer's Representatives
Merrell, Werner, Patagonia
10 Outdoor Diva Night,
ExOfficio, Marmot
11 Upcoming Clinics Programs Classes and Events at Midwest Mountaineering (April / May / June)
Exped, Superfeet
12 Program Description:  Craig Blacklock:
Saint Croix and Namekagon Rivers - The Enduring Gift
13 Program Description:  Winchell Delano:
Rediscover North America Expedition
Northstar Canoes, La Sportiva
14 Program Description:  Lonnie Dupre:
Alone at the Top - Climbing Denali in the Dead of Winter
Katadyn, Keen
15 Program Description:  Amy and Dave Freeman:
Pedal to D.C.
16 Program Descriptions:
Kevin Callan:  • Ontario's Accessible Wilderness Canoe Routes
Cliff Jacobson:  • Bear-Proofing Your CampCamping's Top SecretsCanoeing the Boundary Waters ... With Style!
Trailtopia, Hydro Flask
17 Program Descriptions:  Rod and Sharon Johnson:
California Wine Country: Hiking and Highway 1
Trekking in Patagonia: Torres del Paine, Fitz Roy
Royal Robbins
18 Program Description:  Michael Koppy:
240 miles through Moab: The Extremes of an Ultra-marathon, Book of the Month Club
Osprey, LEKI
19 Program Description:
Kevin Callan, Cliff Jacobson, Peter Marshall, Bob O'Hara, Steve Schreader:
Expedition Canoeing Roundtable
Western Mountaineering
Expo Presentation Schedule – Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Expo Map
A to Co
Cr to G
H to Hy
Hy to La
La to Ma  —  Program Descriptions – by Presenter's Last Name
Ma to Ne
Ne to Oe
Os to Ri
Ri to Sc
Sc to Sw
T to V
W to Z
34 What's New?  New & Exciting New Products
35 Camping  Sale Prices
Nemo, MSR, Western Mountaineering
36 Clothing  Sale Prices
37 Footwear  Sale Prices
Oboz, Books & Maps:  Buy 3 - Get 1 Free
38 Thrifty Outfitters  Sale Prices
39 Paddlesports  Sale Prices, Paddlesports Demo Schedule
Outdoor Adventure Expo Announcement,
Get Expo Coupons, Expo Sponsors, Upcoming Store Events

Expo Newspaper
Program Updates and Typographic Corrections
Updated:  04/25/2018

  • Page 6: 
    Expo Paddlesports Demo POSTPONED to Thursday, May 10th (4:00 to 7:30p.m.).  Please see our 2018 schedule of paddlesports demos.
  • Pages 20-21, 31:
    Presentation Change:
    Saturday, April 28th at 9:15a.m.:  Carlson School of Management Room L-110
    CANCELLED:  Trekking to Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal,  Gary Scott
    Replaced By:  Not a Trust Fund Baby? Travel the World Anyway!,  Sue Slack
  • Pages 21, 24: 
    Presenter Name says Jordan Harvey, should be Renee Davies.

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Page Updated:  Apr 17, 2018 10:26 pm