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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

www.midwestmtn.com

November 1, 2011

 

Midwest Mountaineering Winter Expo Coming Nov 18-20


The 53rd Bi-Annual Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo is the place to learn about outdoor adventure! It will be held on November 18-20, 2011. The Expo takes place at Midwest Mountaineering, 309 Cedar Ave. S, Minneapolis, in big-top tents behind the store and across the street at the U of M West Bank Campus auditoriums.

Over 85 free outdoor adventure presentations will be seen by over 8,000 people, all passionate about the outdoors. The presentations will feature silent sport activities that range from “Choosing Cross Country Skis” to major expedition slide shows and movies.

Featured speakers include Charlie Whittmack, 8000 miles of swimming, bicycling and climbing, the “World Tri”, to the top of Mount Everest starting in England; Lonnie Dupre, “Denali Solo in January”; Paul Sundberg, “Seasons of the North Shore” ; David Liechty, Backpackling the Pacific Crest Trail with “Mom Dad and Baby”  and many more. Dave and Amy Freeman will show photos and tell stories about their 900 mile dogsled adventure in northern Canada;  Midwest Mountaineering’s owner, Rod Johnson and his wife, Sharon, debate on how to lighten your pack.

70 exhibitors representing outfitters, resorts, manufacturers, magazines, outing clubs, environmental groups, trail associations, and more, showcase themselves to would-be adventurers seeking places to go and folks to go with. The Outdoor Adventure Expo is the place to mix and have fun with others that love the outdoors!

Admission to the Outdoor Adventure Expo is FREE

The Banff Mouintain Film Festival World Tour will be Friday and Saturday (different films each night) at 7:30pm. Willey Hall, Room 175, U of M $15. Tickets @ www.midwestmtn.com/tickets and at the store. All other Expo presentations are free.

For Additional Information:
www.OutdoorAdventureExpo.com
Midwest Mountaineering at 612.339.3433 or 888.999.1077
Presenter info: Jan Fast jfast@midwestmtn.com
Exhibitor info: Holly Jenkins holly@midwestmtn.com


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