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

2 – 9:30

9 – 6:30

10 – 5

Presenting 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 (issuu) Newspaper (PDF)
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!
Click row to open PDF file in an Expo Newspaper window.
– Adobe Reader Required –
All 32

Entire 32-page Expo Newspaper in 1 File
(14 minutes at 256 Kbps, 26 seconds at 8 Mbps)
Pages 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, Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
5 Beer & Gear Social Night and Raffle Prizes, FITS, Vasque
6 Welcome Letter from Rod & Sharon Johnson,
Royal Robbins
7 Green Initiatives from Midwest Mountaineering, Midwest Mountaineering Venturing Crew, Expo Map and Parking, Oboz
8 Blair Braverman:
Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube
9 Dr. Aaron Doering:
Crossing the Arctic:  Tales of Adventure from the High North
Adidas Outdoor
10 Lonnie Dupre:
Cold Hunter One
Greenland – Pulling for the Planet
11 Amy Freeman:
Adventure Advocacy:  Paddling for a Cause
Gear for a Year
12 Rod and Sharon Johnson:
10 World Class Hikes in the U.S.,
Winter Getaways and Hiking in the Southwest,
Larry Mishkar:
Backpacking Across Iceland
Mountain Hardwear
13 Paul Schurke:
Arctic Trails and Their Secret Tales
Every Lake has a Story
14 Kendra Stritch:
Climbing and Skiing Denali
Winter Waterfall Tour of Minnesota
Smart Layering for all Winter Activities
Minus 33
15 Mike Summers:
Winter Thru-Hike of the Ice Age Trail
Gear for Hiking the Ice Age Trail in Winter
Expo Presentation Schedule - Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Expo Map
A to D
D to H
H to M
M to P
P to S  —  Program Descriptions – by Presenter's Last Name
S to V
W to W
25 Upcoming Programs Classes and Events at Midwest Mountaineering (November / December)
Outdoor Adventure Expo Exhibitors
26 What's New?  New & Exciting New Products
27 Nordic Skiing  Sale Prices
28 Footwear  Sale Prices
29 Clothing  Sale Prices
30 Camping  Sale Prices
31 Thrifty Outfitters  Sale Prices
Gift Ideas
Outdoor Adventure Expo / Radical Reels Tour Announcements,
Get Expo Coupons, Expo Sponsors

Expo Newspaper
Program Updates and Typographic Corrections
Updated:  10/28/2017

  • Page 16: 
    Saturday, November 18th at 4:45p.m.:  Presentation Title says 'Arctic Tails & Their Secret Trails', should be 'Arctic Trails & Their Secret Tales'.
  • Page 16: 
    Sunday, November 19thTarp Set-Up Presentation Time says 11:45, should be 1:00.
  • Page 17: 
    Saturday, November 18th at 9:15a.m.:  Presentation Title says 'Snoeshoeing', should be 'Snowshoeing'.
  • Page 30: 
    MSR EVO 22 Snowshoes says EXPO sale price $139.95, should be $99.95.
  • Page 31: 
    Gift Ideas:  Black Diamond Wiz says price $20, should be $14.99.

Find a typo?  Contact Us

Page Updated:  Oct 28, 2017 07:47 pm