Midwest Mountaineering- Outdoor Adventure Expo 2008

Midwest Mountaineering is proud to announce their Bi-Annual Outdoor Adventure Expo April 24-27.
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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 speakers are Jon Bowermaster, who recently was kayaking in Antarctica, Andrew Skurka with his 6,875 mile Great Western Loop ultralight backpacking story (he averaged 33 miles per day), Cliff Jacobsen and Kevin Callan (of course) and many others. Owners, Rod and Sharon Johnson have presentations on trekking in Patagonia and in the Dolomites in Italy. Over 80 shows in all. Three presentations will be at the Loft this year. Radical Reels film festival will be Saturday night in our new, larger venue and canoe and kayak auction is 11am on Saturday. The canoe and kayak demo will be Thursday, April 24th, 3-8 p.m. Keep an eye on http://www.outdooradventureexpo.com

This year, over 70 Exhibitors, over 60 Presentations, The Banff & Radical Wheels Film Festival, and the biggest Sale of the Season!

Activities at the Festival include:
Canoe / Kayak Auction
Environmental Organizations
70 Exhibitors
Food
Great Deals on Great Gear (Everything is on Sale)
Kids Area
Meetup with Friends
On-the-Water Canoe / Kayak Demo
Outdoor Clubs
100 Presentations
Radical Reels Film Tour
Vendors- for a complete list of Grassroots & Industry vendors, see the list http://www.outdooradventureexpo.com/200804/Sponsors.html

Midwest Mountaineering is a proud Member of the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, a group of independent outdoor shops dedicated to the sustainability of the specialty outdoor channel and the quality of the outdoor enthusiast's experience. http://www.grassrootsoutdoors.com

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