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Winterfest Sale
Thursday, December 1 – Sunday, December 4

Discounted prices in every department!
Details in your customer newsletter!

Employee Garage Sale  December 3 – 4


Save 50% and more on Midwest Mountaineering employee's outdoor gear and clothing.  Midwest employees believe in our tag line, "Ask us.  We've been there." They test gear and upgrade every chance they get.

Plan to get here early on Saturday morning to get the best deals.  This sale is so popular that we admit folks in batches by number, so it pays to arrive early to grab your number.

  • Saturday, December 3rd  9:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.
  • Sunday, December 4th  10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.

Phone number temporarily out of order Tuesday, July 12th

Hello, If you have tried to call the store recently you will get a message saying that your phones are disconnected.  They are not, but they are down and we are hoping to have them up and running by 5:30p.m. today.  if you have any questions you would like to ask us, please email us at customerservice@midwestmtn.com.  Thanks and we apologize for this inconvenience.

Memorial Day Hours:  Monday, May 30th  10:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.

Memorial Day Weekend Sale  May 27 – 30

Come in and get geared up for summer!  We'll help you get the right stuff and save money.  Lots of super deals abound during the Memorial Day Weekend Sale!

Memorial Day Hours:  Monday, May 30th  10:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.

Anniversary Sale  May 19 – 22

Midwest Mountaineering's 46th Anniversary

Come in and get geared up for summer!  We'll help you get the right stuff and save money.  Lots of super deals abound during the Anniversary Sale!

Memorial Day Hours:  Monday, May 26th  9:00a.m. – 9:00p.m.

prAna Concept Shop Grand Opening


Thursday, May 12th  5:00 to 9:00p.m.

prAna is clothing for climbing and Yoga, backpacking and going out after a hike.  Many of us at Midwest Mountaineering love the comfort and utility in prAna clothing combined with style.

Come JOIN US for a pint to celebrate the new prAna shop in Midwest Mountaineering and take advantage of the specials!


Midwest Mountaineering is Closed
Sunday, March 27

Happy Easter !!

Enjoy your time with friends and family !!


Going on a big trip?  We can help!

Make an appointment with a store guide (click or scan below).  We will get back to you to setup a guided personal shopping appointment with a skilled Midwest Mountaineering employee.


Events Calendar

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In the Store Now!

Camping:  ALL 0� and below sleeping bags - 20% OFF.  Take a look at Yeti Coolers!

Climbing:  Select ice climbing boots - 30% to 50% OFF.  Select crampons - 30% OFF

Clothing:  Just in:  Patagonia warm insulated coats (Duete Parka, Low Sky Parka, and Vosque 3-in-1 Parka).  We just received 16 of these very popular jackets - all in black.

Footwear:  Select outdoor and casual footwear on sale - 20% to 50% OFF.

Paddlesports:  New boats arriving from Wenonah, Current Designs, Jackson, and Wilderness Systems.  Year-end clearance:  Canoes  |  Kayaks  |  Whitewater Kayaks.

Skiing:  We bought out the entire stock of cross country ski gear from Appalachian Outfitters in Ohio at very special prices and pass the savings to you.  20% to 30% OFF

Thrifty Outfitters:  Stay warm and save big on Thrifty hats, gloves, & mittens.  Just arrived:  $60,000 of Mountain Hardwear winter apparel – men's and women's all sizes.

Come in to Midwest Mountaineering soon!  Our friendly staff will be glad to assist you!

Your Trip Photos Wanted !!

Your Photo Here

Had any good trips recently?  We need your trip photos for our slideshow on the fancy new digital picture frame here in the store, in the footwear department.  Mark is having fun building a library of cool photos!  He can always use more – keep 'em coming!

Submit your photos to Mark at tripphotos@midwestmtn.com.  Please include where the picture was taken and the approximate date.  Also include how you would like your name, i.e.  Annie in the Tetons, May 2011 or Rod Johnson in the Dolomites, September 2011, etc.

Thanks, and have a great summer!  Come on in to the store and see the slideshow!

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Midwest Mountaineering
Explorers and Adventurers Card

10 Punches = $25 off $100 Purchase

Available in the store now at the customer service counter.  $10 minimum purchase.  Purchases can be made any time of the year.



Midwest Mountaineering is on Instagram.  Follow us!  Take a look!  instagram.com/midwest_mountaineering

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Twin Cities Places to
Hike, Bike, Backpack/Camp,
Flatwater Paddle, Trail Run
or XC Ski

These are great places to recreate outside, in the Twin Cities area.  Our staff at Midwest Mountaineering wrote many of the descriptions.  rootsrated.com



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A Bit About Us

Located in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota – Midwest Mountaineering is a Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.  We provide the best gear and clothing for:  adventure travel • backpacking • canoeing • cross country skiing • hiking • ice climbing • mountaineering • nordic skating • rock climbing • sea kayaking • stand up paddleboarding • ultralight backpacking • and whitewater kayaking.

Every spring and fall we host Outdoor Adventure Expo – a celebration of the outdoors!


Spring Expo  April 28 to 30, 2017

Winter Expo  November 16 to 18, 2017

Ask Us
Ask Us
Contact Us
Contact Us

Store Hours

Mon – Fri:  10 – 9
Saturday:  9 – 9
Sunday:  10 – 6

Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve (12/24)  10 – 5
Christmas Day (12/25)  Closed

New Year's Eve (12/31)  10 – 6
New Year's Day (01/01/16)  10 – 6

Closed Easter Sunday

We will be closed on Sunday, March 27th to allow our employees to spend time with friends and family.

Expo Week Store Hours

Mon – Wed:  10 – 9
Thursday:  Closed
Friday, 04/22:  2 – 9:30
Saturday, 04/23:  9 – 6:30
Sunday, 04/24:  10 – 5

Thrifty Outfitters is open regular hours.

Memorial Weekend Hours

Saturday:  9 – 9
Sunday:  10 – 6
Monday:  10 – 9

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day
We open early on Black Friday (7:00a.m.)

* Midwest Mountaineering will close one hour this Sunday (Jan 13) for our annual inventory.

Sunday hours:  10:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Special Holiday Hours:
•  Monday, Dec. 24th  10:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
•  Tuesday, Dec. 25th  CLOSED
•  Monday, Dec. 31st  10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.
•  Tuesday, Jan. 1st  10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m.

* Midwest Mountaineering will be closed for Expo set-up:
  •  Thursday all day
  •  Friday until 2:00 p.m.

Thrifty Outfitters is open during Expo setup.

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55454


Go to our Find Us page for maps, directions, etc.

Phone:  612-339-3433

Phone (toll-free):  888-999-1077

Email:  info@midwestmtn.com
To request info via e-mail:  click here

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