Outdoor Adventure Expo

November 18 – 20, 2022

Midwest Mountaineering and the U of M

Expo Hours:

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

Sponsored By:

Lakes & Legends Big Agnes Darn Tough Gregory Keen Leki Mountain Hardwear Northstar Canoes Osprey Vuori


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

$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 / Program Descriptions

Dan Cooke

In addition to being the owner of Cooke Custom Sewing and a previous ACA Freestyle Paddling Instructor, Dan Cooke has been paddling and camping for the past 55 years.

From the Rio Grande to the Kazan River and many places in between, you will likely find Dan capturing the landscape through photography or crafting the finest canoe gear available.

Website:  cookecustomsewing.com.

Tarp Setup Demonstration
Cooke Custom Sewing Tarp at Shosone Lake

Does your rain-fly flap in the wind?  Have you ever wanted to leave the tent behind and sleep in a tarp shelter?

Dan Cooke, of Cooke Custom Sewing, will show a variety of ways you can utilize a tarp to better enjoy your wilderness adventure.

He'll demonstrate various rigging methods, suggest some creative ideas to common challenges and show the best knots for setting up a storm-proof shelter.

Saturday,  Apr. 23rd, 1:30p.m.,  Grassy Knoll (across from Expo tent entrance)

Saturday,  Apr. 23rd, 3:30p.m.,  Grassy Knoll (across from Expo tent entrance)

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