Outdoor Adventure Expo

April 28 – 30, 2023

Midwest Mountaineering and the U of M

Expo Hours:

Friday  2 – 9
Saturday  10 – 6
Sunday  11 – 5

Sponsored By:

FITS Icebreaker Lakes & Legends Marmot Mountain Hardwear Patagonia


Lakes and Legends Brewing Company logo Lakes & Legends
Official Beer of
Outdoor Adventure Expo
All Weekend

KCM Eggrolls logo

KCM Eggrolls
Friday 4:00 to 7:30

Finer Meats & Eats logo

Finer Meats & Eats
Saturday 10:00 to 6:00

Eggroll Queen logo

Eggroll Queen
Sunday 11:00 to 5:00

$1 Popcorn
$1 Popcorn
All Weekend Long !!!
(Proceeds benefit American Alpine Club scholarship program.)

Kids (12 & under) Spin the Wheel - Get a Prize!
Kids Spin the Wheel and Get a Prize!
Thrifty Outfitters
All Weekend Long !!!
(12 & Under)

Speaker Biographies and Program Descriptions

Alan Wenker
Alan Wenker

I am a lifelong outdoor enthusiast and enjoy backpacking, canoeing, bike touring, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and winter camping.

I am also a NOLS graduate.

Hut to Hut Ski Touring North of the Arctic Circle in Sweden
Alan ski touring in the Laponia World Heritage Site in Sweden.

In April 2022, my companions and I traveled north of the Arctic Circle in Sweden for a week long backcountry ski tour.  At night we slept in huts managed by the Swedish Tourist Association.  The huts provided a warm, dry, and cozy shelter for cooking, eating, and sleeping.

The use of the hut system allowed us to ski with very lightweight packs each day making the trip far easier and more relaxing than traditional winter ski touring and tent camping.

Our tour was offered by Laponia Adventures (laponiaadventures.com).

Saturday,  Nov. 19th, 11:45a.m.,  U of M – Hanson Hall, Room 1-104

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