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

Jen Herdina
Jen Herdina

Jen Herdina, co-founder of Global Treks and Adventures, teacher, sailboat captain and critical care paramedic has been teaching and guiding expeditions around the world since 2006.  She also lived in Iceland on and off for the past 5 years guiding adventures for all ages and solo trekking the Laugavegur Trek in 2019.

Jen is focused on empowering women to lead their own adventures near and far.  She's always looking ahead to share a new adventure with kindred spirits and learn from everyone and everywhere along the way.

Exploring Iceland -- Pro Tips for the Land of Fire and Ice

Learn how to navigate the land of Fire and Ice without paying for high end tours.

In this presentation, Jen Herdina, co-founder of Global Treks and Adventures, will share insider's tips on how to see the very best sights by both car or trail without the hassle of large crowds and big sticker prices making an Icelandic adventure far more assessable than you'd think!


Saturday,  Nov. 19th, 11:45a.m.,  U of M – Hanson Hall, Room 1-102

Hiking the Laugavegur Trek in Iceland

Join Jen Herdina, co-founder of Global Treks and Adventures, as she shares the pro tips for hiking and navigating the Laugavegur Trek of Iceland.

Learn the gear, logistics and tricks to enjoy this trek at your own pace without suffering the sticker-shock of tour companies.

Jen completed her solo trek in 2019 and can't wait to do it again!


Saturday,  Nov. 19th, 1:00p.m.,  U of M – Hanson Hall, Room 1-102

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