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Holiday Gift Ideas

Here are our gift ideas to get you started.  Come into the store and visit with our expert staff and we'll help you find the perfect gift for all the lucky folks on your list.

Join us for hot cider, coffee and (really good!) holiday cookies for the season!

Midwest Mountaineering gift cards are the perfect idea! You can buy them in the store or by phone at 612-339-3433.  We'll even send the gift card to your designated recipient.  It doesn't get any easier than that!

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.  Rudi is having fun building a library of cool photos!  He can always use more – keep 'em coming!

Submit your photos to Rudi at .  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.



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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 area, Midwest Mountaineering is a Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, providing the best gear and clothing for adventure travel, backpacking, canoeing, cross country skiing, frisbee golf, hiking, ice climbing, kiting, mountaineering, nordic skating, nordic walking, sea kayaking, rock climbing, telemark skiing, ultralight backpacking, and whitewater kayaking.

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


Winter Expo  November 21 to 23, 2014

Spring Expo  April 24 to 26, 2015

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Store Hours

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

Holiday Hours

Christmas Eve (12/24)  9 – 5
Christmas Day (12/25)  Closed

New Year's Eve (12/31)  10 – 6
New Year's Day (01/01/15)  10 – 6

Closed Easter Sunday

We will be closed on Sunday, April 20th to allow our employees to spend time with friends and family.

Expo Week Store Hours

Mon–Wed,  10 – 9
Thursday,  Closed
Friday, 4/25  2 – 9:30
Saturday, 4/26  9 – 6:30
Sunday, 4/27  10 – 5

Thrifty Outfitters is open regular hours.

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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Midwest Mountaineering is a member in the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance.

We are intimately involved in the development of local economies, communities, customer bases, events, education and initiatives related to the enhancement and enjoyment of outdoor experiences.

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