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

Bryan Nelson

Bryan is the AAC's Midwest Chapter Chair for CAN.  During his short tenure in this position, he's been able to collaborate with various local climbing organizations and DNR representatives in various CAN initiatives.

Bryan recently took a 3 day Leave No Trace trainer course from Sawtooth Outdoor Education.

Bryan loves spending time outdoors, including: hiking, biking, camping, rock climbing, and anything that's in or on the water.


American Alpine Club – Climbers Advocacy Group (aka AAC-CAN)
Warming light near Sedona, AZ.  Land of the Hohokam, Hopitutskwa, Yavapaiv Apache, and Jamanos peoples.  AAC Member Jeremiah Watt

This presentation will be about what the AAC-CAN group is all about, and why you should get involved.

Bryan will also share some of the successful results (and challenges) this group has had during its short tenure.

Sunday,  Nov. 20th, 4:00p.m.,  U of M – Hanson Hall, Room 1-105

Incorporating Leave No Trace into your Outdoor Adventures

Learn how and why you should incorporate the 7 principles of Leave No Trace (LNT) into your Outdoor Adventures.

This course is geared towards teaching LNT to others.

Sunday,  Nov. 20th, 2:45p.m.,  U of M – Hanson Hall, Room 1-105

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