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!

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Official Beer of
Outdoor Adventure Expo

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All Weekend Long !!!

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Speakers & Programs (Featured):

  • The Banff Centre
    • The Radical Reels Tour
  • Brian Block
    • Everest: A New Lesson in Suffering!
  • Lonnie Dupre
    • Cold Hunter One
  • Amy Freeman
    • A Year in the Wilderness
    • Reflections from 30,000 Miles of Adventuring by Canoe, Kayak and Dogsled
  • Rod and Sharon Johnson
    • Glacier National Park: Historic Lodges, Hiking and Backpacking
  • Alyce Kuenzli, Lisa Pugh, and Viki Carpenter
    • 4,000 Miles Down North America's Longest River
  • Mike Libecki
    • Climbing in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica
    • Climbing the World's Last Unclimbed Peaks

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9 featured programs listed.

Speakers & Programs:

  • David Aeilts
    • YOU CAN Hike the Grand Canyon
  • Karen Amundson
    • Reaching Your Full Potential
  • Chris Bandy
    • Exploring Vietnam's Ha Long Bay
    • Iceland: Exploring the Elements
  • Eric Barnard
    • NOLS Wound Management
  • Kevin Callan
    • Father and Daughter Canoe Trip
    • Scotland's Spey River Paddle & Whisky Tour
  • Dan Cooke
    • Tarp Setup Demonstration
  • Paul Danicic
    • The Boundary Waters and the Sustainable Economy of the North Woods
  • Matthew Davis
    • Long-distance Hiking on the North Country National Scenic Trail
    • What's New on the North Country Trail in the Neighborhood?
  • Erin Denny and Lexi Bruno
    • Circumnavigating Lake Superior
  • Wilmer Fernandez
    • Birding and Adventure Travel in Honduras
  • Kim Fishburn
    • Hiking the John Muir Trail
    • Ultralight Gear
    • Yosemite
  • Dan Flynn
    • Rediscover North America
  • John Frank and Neil Howk
    • Preparing for your Apostle Islands Adventure
  • Gail Green and Grant Herman
    • Apostle Islands Full Circle Tour
  • Jordan Harvey
    • Exploring the Breathtaking Galapagos Islands and Mainland Ecuador
    • Machu Picchu and Beyond:  Making the Most of Your Travels in Peru
    • Patagonia Unbridled: Journey through Southern Chile & Argentina
  • Christina Hausman
    • Find Your Park: Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park
  • Ben Herman
    • Solo Circumnavigation of Lake Superior: 25 Years in the Making
  • Dan Hobbs
    • Climb Crazy: Completing the Colorado 14ers in 25 Days
  • Bruce Hyer
    • Wabakimi: World’s Best Wilderness Canoeing Area?
    • Woodland Caribou are a lot like Canoeists!
  • Cliff Jacobson
    • Bug-Proof Your Camp
    • Canoeing Secrets
    • Dress Right for Canoeing
  • Evan Johnson
    • Climbing the Mexican Yosemite
  • Peter Keith
    • Ultralight Bicycle Touring: Tips and Tricks
  • Rob Kesselring
    • A How-to Guide to Planning a Canoe Expedition in Arctic Alaska and Northern Canada
    • Tips from a Thousand Trips – Travel Like a Wilderness Guide
  • Martin Kubik
    • Pow Wow: Hiking the Toughest Trail in the BWCA Wilderness
  • Greg Lais
    • Adventures Throughout Uganda
  • David Larson
    • Fly Fishing in the BWCAW
  • Lukas Leaf
    • Sportsmen for the Boundary Waters
  • Craig Luedemann
    • The Grand Canyon:  South Rim Backcountry Hiking
  • Innocent Lyimo
    • African Wildlife Safaris and Beyond
    • Kilimanjaro - The Roof of Africa
    • Mountain Gorilla Treks in Rwanda and Uganda
  • Paula Maccabee
    • Sulfide Mining: An Imminent Threat to Minnesota Waters
  • Al Macdonald
    • Australia:  Island Hopping & Hospitality Down Under
    • Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
    • New Zealand:  An Adventurer's Paradise
  • Bobby and Maura Marko
    • Camping with Babies and Toddlers
  • Corey Martin and Mark Emmons
    • Pacific Crest Trail
  • Kim McCluskey
    • Hunting with Golden Eagles in Mongolia
  • Todd McMahon
    • Ice Age Trail Basics
  • Midwest Mountaineering
    • Beer! and Gear!  Social Night and Raffle
  • Midwest Mountaineering Staff
    • Climb in the Bouldering Cave (Free)
  • Midwest Mountaineering Staff and Vendor Representatives
    • Paddlesports Demo
  • Midwest Mountaineering – Venturing Crew
    • Pizza Party !!
  • Minnesota Climbers Association
    • Climber's Town Hall
  • Maria Murillo
    • Costa Rica: A Tropical Paradise
    • Hiking in Paradise: Costa Rica
  • Berlin Nelson Jr., Jim and Jan Stewart
    • Kayaking Muir Inlet in Glacier Bay National Park
  • Steve Nelson
    • Fishing in the BWCA
    • Planning & Packing for a BWCA Canoe Trip
    • Top BWCA Sites You Should Visit
  • NOLS – National Outdoor Leadership School Field Instructors
    • Outdoor Baking Demo
  • Scott Oeth
    • Wilderness and Whitewater: East Branch of the Penobscot River
  • Lisa Olson
    • Spring & Summer Bike Commuting
  • Serafina Orcoyen
    • Pukaskwa National Park
  • Stu Osthoff
    • What's In Your Canoe?
  • Bear Paulsen
    • BWCA: Everything You Need to Know
    • Solo Wilderness Travel
  • Bear Paulsen and Claire Porter
    • Backpacking at the Ends of the Earth
  • Jonathan Poppele
    • Bird Language: Understanding the Universal Language of Nature
    • Wildlife Tracking in the Twin Cities Metro Area
  • Dean Rau
    • Raven’s Return: A Voyage along the Viking Way
  • Jon Ringdahl
    • National Parks Road Trip
  • Hywel Taff Roberts
    • Attempting the Northwest Passage
    • Rambling Snowdonia's Welsh Mountains and the Wales Coastal Path
  • Dan Ronken
    • Getting the most out of your time in the great outdoors
  • Michelle Savoie
    • Discover Your Quetico Provincial Park Eco-Adventure
  • Michelle Schroeder
    • Tramping New Zealand Without a Plan
  • Harlan Schwarz
    • Primal Boreal Forest – Paddling Woodland Caribou Provincial Park
  • Gary Scott
    • Dolomite Mountains of Northern Italy
    • Trekking to Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal
    • Walking and Exploring Croatia and Slovenia
  • Henry Slocum
    • Bikepacking: Off-Road Bicycle Touring
  • Joe Stiller
    • The Iditarod by Bike and Packraft
  • Han Taylor
    • Trail Work on the Superior Hiking Trail
  • Tommy Thompson
    • Explore Natural North Florida's Rivers, Springs and Golf Coast
  • Lyndon Torstenson
    • Paddling the Mississippi River's National Park
  • Twin Cities Rock Climbing Meetup
    • Climbing in the Twin Cities
  • Jim Umhoefer
    • Basics of Outdoor Photography
    • Renting Backcountry Cabins and Lookouts
    • Traveling to Alaska by Ship, Bus and Train
  • Adam Vachon
    • Planning to Go Fast and Light: Doing More with Less
  • John Van Barriger
    • Packing the Perfect Emergency Kit
    • Fire & Flood: Paddling Canada's Teslin and Yukon Rivers
  • Tom Watson
    • Minnesota Camper Cabins
  • Mark Wilford
    • Climbing in Kashmir
  • Richard Williamson
    • Planning Your Fishing-based Wilderness Canoe Trip
  • Laurel Wilson
    • Volunteering in the Superior National Forest and BWCA
  • Tom Yuska
    • Cycling the U.K.

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99 programs listed.

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