Midwest Mountaineering hosts 25th annual Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo

Midwest Mountaineering will present the 25th annual Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo on April 24-26, 2009. The Expo boasts over 115 free presentations and 70 exhibitors as well as three nights of the Radical Reels Film Festival.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Midwest Mountaineering will present the 25th annual Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo on April 24-26, 2009. The Expo boasts over 115 free presentations and 70 exhibitors as well as three nights of the Radical Reels Film Festival.

The Expo will host many notable speakers. Gregg Treneish and Deia Schlosberg are the 2008 National Geographic Adventurers of the Year. They spent two years backpacking the Andes Mountains from the Equator to Tierra del Fuego. Kevin Callan, Lena Conlan and Cliff Jacobson are perennially popular paddling speakers. Rod Johnson, the owner and founder of Midwest Mountaineering, and his wife Sharon will speak on their recent trip to New Zealand, as well as a previous trips to France and Utah.

The earliest canoe and kayak demo in the Upper Midwest occurs on the Thursday prior to Expo. Saturday morning brings the Canoe and Kayak Auction during which hundreds of boats are auctioned off to the assembled crowd by a professional auctioneer.

Many local organizations and clubs use the Expo as a way to promote themselves and attract new members. Some of the groups represented are: The Sierra Club, The Nature Conservancy, NOLS, Outward Bound and many U.S. and Canadian parks and outfitters. Midwest Mountaineering warmly supports the missions of these organizations.

Free admission to all Expo events, except Radical Reels, reflects Midwest Mountaineering’s mission statement, ‘Sharing Passion for the Outdoors.’ The mission statement is further reinforced by the diversity of speakers and exhibitors at the Expo.

About Midwest Mountaineering

Midwest Mountaineering is a prominent outdoor specialty store located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The store has been serving residents of the Upper Midwest for 39 years. Midwest Mountaineering hosts two Outdoor Adventure Expos annually. The Winter Outdoor Adventure is held in mid November. Midwest Mountaineering is located at 309 Cedar Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55454. 612-339-3433. www.midwestmtn.com. www.outdooradventureexpo.com.

Related

Midwest Mountaineering will present the 24th annual Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo

Midwest Mountaineering will present the 24th annual Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo on November 20-22, 2009. The Expo boasts over 90 free presentations and 70 presenters. It is the first major stop on the Banff Mountain Film Festival’s international tour. The Expo hosts tons of ...read more

Midwest Mountaineering to host Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo

Midwest Mountaineering will host the 23rd annual Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo on November 21st-23rd. The Expo boasts over 75 free presentations and 60 exhibitors as well as two nights of the Banff Mountain Film Festival. The featured speaker of the Expo is Dr. John Francis. He ...read more

Midwest Mountaineering- Outdoor Adventure Expo 2008

Minneapolis, MN, April 23rd, 2008 — Midwest Mountaineering is proud to announce their Bi-Annual Outdoor Adventure Expo April 24-27. The event takes place under big-top tents outside of their downtown Minneapolis store and near the University of Minnesota campus. Featured ...read more

PrimaLoft® Sponsors Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo

Minneapolis, Minn. - -[Nov. 19, 2010]— PrimaLoft®, manufacturer of premier synthetic insulation for outdoor gear, is sponsoring the 51st Bi-Annual Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo where outdoor enthusiasts will flock to learn about outdoor adventure and gear up ...read more

Midwest Mountaineering Winter Outdoor Adventure Expo a Great Success

Midwest Mountaineering recently concluded the 53rd biannual Outdoor Adventure Expo. Cold weather and snow helped make for a record Expo. Sales increased 29%! The Expo hosted 70+ outdoor oriented exhibitors and 85+ free outdoor adventure presentations. The Expo hosted vibrant ...read more

Midwest Mountaineering reports increased sales.

In the difficult economic climate all businesses are facing Midwest Mountaineering is pleased to report a 10% increase in sales for the 2008 fiscal year. Margins improved slightly. January 2009 financials showed a 28+% sales increase over January 2008. Rod Johnson, owner of ...read more

Midwest Mountaineering announces 53rd Outdoor Adventure Expo

Minneapolis, MN. – (November 16, 2011) – Minneapolis retailer Midwest Mountaineering announces the 53rd Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo in Minneapolis, Minn., November 18 – 20, 2011, sponsored by PrimaLoft®. The bi-annual event, which sees more than 8,000 attendees ...read more

Midwest Mountaineering Boasts Strong Environmental Commitment

Midwest Mountaineering has had a strong commitment to the environment for a long time. For many years Midwest Mountaineering has donated 10% of pretax profits to environmental and wilderness causes. Each year employees vote which groups will receive funds from the Employee's ...read more

Midwest Mountaineering Donate 10% to Environmental Causes

Midwest Mountaineering has announced recipients of their Environmental Grants Program. Midwest has long committed to donate 10% of pre-tax profits to environmental causes that they support. This is the first year employees of Midwest Mountaineering have voted to decide on the ...read more