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!

Premier Sponsor:
PrimaLoft logo
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.

Want to make sure you receive the Expo Newspaper in the mail (for the next expo)?  Signup on our mailing list 6 weeks before expo to get the newspaper in the mail.

Want to make sure you receive expo coupons via e-mail (no longer sent via postal mail)?  Signup on our mailing list 2 weeks before expo to get expo coupons in your inbox.

The entire Expo Newspaper
is Available Online and it's in Color!
Click row to open PDF file in an Expo Newspaper window.
– Adobe Reader Required –
All 32

Entire 32-page Expo Newspaper in one file (57 minutes at 56 Kbps, 23 seconds at 8 Mbps).
All pages listed below are single-page downloads (much faster).

Expo Sale Announcement, Expo Hours, Expo Sponsors, Featured Presenters
2 PrimaLoft
3 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
4 Beer & Gear Social Night and Raffle
5 Beer & Gear Social Night and Raffle Prizes, FITS, City Pages
6 Welcome Letter from Rod & Sharon Johnson,
Vasque Footwear, Chaco
7 Green Initiatives from Midwest Mountaineering, Midwest Mountaineering Venture Crew, Expo Map and Parking
Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota / MN Trails
8 Program Description:
Suzanne ArnesenAboard the Draken Harald HÃ¥rfagre:  A Modern Viking Ship
Exped, Superfeet
9 Program Description:
Dr. Aaron DoeringExplore, Teach, Inspire: Inspire Kids to #Choose2Care
Minus 33, Oboz
10 Program Descriptions:
Dave and Amy FreemanA Year in the Wilderness, Gear for a Year
Knowmad Adventures, Acr'Teryx
11 Program Descriptions:
Rod and Sharon JohnsonCalifornia Wine Country, Utah Hiking and Canyoneering, Yosemite,
12 Program Descriptions:
Paul SchurkeDogsledding with Greenland's Polar Inuit, Dogsledding Hudson Bay, Tails and Tales
13 Program Description:
Andrew SeissmanFooting it Around the World
Patagonia, The North Face
14 Program Description:
Andrew TowneSurviving the Everest Avalanche
Smartwool, Mountain Hardwear, Midwest Mountaineering Book of the Month Club
15 Upcoming Clinics and Events at Midwest Mountaineering (November / December), Outdoor Adventure Expo Exhibitors
Expo Presentation Schedule - Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Expo Map
A to C
C to F
H to J
K to L
M to M  —  Program Descriptions – by Presenter's Last Name
N to R
S to T
W to Z
26 What's New?  New & Exciting New Products
27 Skiing  Sale Prices
28 Footwear  Sale Prices
Free Bouldering Cave
29 Clothing  Sale Prices
30 Camping  Sale Prices
31 Thrifty Outfitters  Sale Prices, Gift Ideas
Outdoor Adventure Expo / Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Announcements,
Get Expo Coupons, Expo Sponsors

Expo Newspaper
Program Updates and Typographic Corrections
Updated:  11/18/2016

  • Pages 16, 17, 24: 
    Presenter Name says Kendra Stricht, should be Stritch.
  • Pages 17, 18: 
    Presenter Name says Pat Arndt, should be Amy Barrett.
  • Pages 17, 20: 
    Presenter Name says Zina Hemady, should be Zina Hemady and Norbert Schiller.
  • Pages 17, 22: 
    Presenter Name says Zach McCormik, should be McCormick.
  • Pages 17, 23:
    Presentation Time Change:  Winter Camping on the John Beargrease Trail, Jon Ringdahl,
    Was:  Sunday, Nov. 20 at 1:00 – Now:  Saturday, Nov. 19 at 10:30 in Hanson Hall Room 104
  • Pages 17, 24:
    Presentation Time Change:  Winter, Outdoors, Communities of Color, Anthony Taylor,
    Was:  Saturday, Nov. 19 at 10:30 – Now:  Sunday, Nov. 20 at 1:00 in Hanson Hall Room 106

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Page Updated:  Oct 31, 2016 04:22 pm