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Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Apr 22, 6:00pm - Apr 22, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Outdoor Adventure Expo Boat Demo

Outdoor Adventure Expo Boat Demo

Apr 25, 3:00pm - Apr 25, 7:00pm

Lake Nokomis Main Beach
5001 Nokomis Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55417 Map

Need help picking a canoe, kayak or SUP? Try before you buy! Test-paddle canoes, kayaks & SUPs with our expert staff. We bring the boats, paddles, and personal flotation devices. You come dressed to play! Join us out on the waters of Lake Nokomis.

The demo will be on the northwest end of Lake Nokomis. Bring extra warm clothes, the water may be cold. Expect to get your feet wet.

Gather and get geared-up to enjoy your next outdoor adventure with family and friends. Visit midwestmtn.com/mailinglist - and join the Midwest Mountaineering community.
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Beer and Gear

Beer and Gear

Apr 26, 12:00pm - Apr 26, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Kick off the Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo with Beer & Gear. It's a social for people who love outdoor gear and craft beer and raffle with over $5,000 in prizes!

SOCIALIZE with like-minded outdoor enthusiasts, manufacturing reps, exhibitors, and the Midwest Mountaineering staff!

DRINK delicious craft beer from our partner Lakes & Legends Brewing Company! Stop by for beer and a FREE souvenier pint glass for $6.

SAVE on all Midwest Mountaineering Gear. Everything in the store will be on sale. Make use of a 20% off coupon that will only be valid on Friday. Sign up for our mailing list to get this coupon (www.midwestmtn.com/mailinglist/)

ENTER THE RAFFLE by talking with Expo exhibitors. We'll give you a raffle card that you can enter after socializing with and getting card punches from at least 10 exhibitors. Then drop your card in the jar of the prize you want to win.

The drawing will be held at 8 PM and the winners will be posted at 8:30 PM. Don't worry about being present to win. You can pick up your prize from the store the week after the drawing. Just make sure to write your email on your card or check the Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo website at 9 AM Saturday for a list of winners. Here's the link: www.outdooradventureexpo.com/
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Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo

Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo

Apr 26, 2:00pm - Apr 28, 5:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join us April 26-28 for our Outdoor Adventure Expo featuring 109 free outdoor adventure presentations, 50 exhibitors, beer & gear raffle, canoe, kayak and SUP auction, Banff film festival and SALE! Presented by Lakes & Legends Brewery.

www.outdooradventureexpo.com/

Friday April 26th: 2-9:30pm
Saturday April 27th: 9am-6:30pm
Sunday April 28th: 10am-5pm

For more information about the Outdoor Adventure Expo join our mailing list: www.midwestmtn.com/mailinglist/
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Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival Tour

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival Tour

Apr 26, 7:30pm - Apr 26, 9:00pm+1Apr 27, 7:30pm - Apr 27, 9:00pm

Willey Hall
225 19th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55455 Map

Join us April 26th and 27th at 7:30pm for the best outdoor films in the world! Films are different each night. Spend Friday and Saturday at Midwest Mountaineering's Spring Outdoor Adventure Expo, then walk over to Willey Hall Auditorium on the West Bank of the U of M for the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival.

Tickets are $18 and will go fast - buy your tickets at Midwest Mountaineering, or online at www.midwestmtn.com/tickets ($3 service fee per online order).
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Outdoor Adventure Expo Paddlesports Auction

Outdoor Adventure Expo Paddlesports Auction

Apr 27, 7:00am - Apr 27, 2:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The world's largest canoe, kayak, and paddleboard auction hosted by AAA Auction and Midwest Mountaineering! Buy or sell quality canoes, kayaks and SUPs at the Outdoor Adventure Expo. Located across the street from the big-top tents, this auction promises to be a great time. We're expecting over 200 boats!

To learn more about the auction and how to buy and/or sell your canoe, kayak and SUPs click here: www.outdooradventureexpo.com/auction

The auction begins at 11 AM and will last until 2:30 PM at the latest.

Bring your canoe, kayak or paddleboard to the Outdoor Adventure Expo tent entrance on 3rd Street from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM. An inspection will be done on all products at 10 AM before the auction begins.

For more information on all things Midwest Mountaineering, sign up for our mailing list: www.midwestmtn.com/mailinglist/
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Fly Fishing: The Basics

Fly Fishing: The Basics

Apr 30, 6:00pm - Apr 30, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Fly fishing, one of the oldest arts in history, is a great pastime for those wishing to catch some of the most beautiful fish there are. Join Evan Griggs & Bob Mitchell's Flyshop as we dissect and explain the basics of Fly fishing. From tying flies, to casting, to finding spots were fish are, this clinic will prove to be your solid foundation for entering into the world of Fly Fishing.... See MoreSee Less

79 interested  ·  7 going
Fly Fishing: Beyond the Basics

Fly Fishing: Beyond the Basics

May 2, 6:00pm - May 2, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

In this clinic, Evan Griggs & Bob Mitchell's Fly Shop takes you beyond the basics of Fly Fishing, focusing on tips and more details of river structure, fly tying techniques, and specific casting styles. For those that have fished with flies before but are looking for a bit more, this is the clinic for you.... See MoreSee Less

105 interested  ·  7 going
Summer Trail Running w/ Altra Footwear

Summer Trail Running w/ Altra Footwear

May 4, 12:00pm - May 4, 3:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join Midwest Mountaineering and Altra Footwear for a Trail Running Clinic and Demo May 4, 12-3 pm. Kari and Dan from Altra Footwear will be on hand to talk about the essence of trail running and how Altra shoes with their zero drop soles can better your trail Running Experience. After the clinic join us for a run along the Mississippi river and a chance to demo Altra footwear. It going to be a blast!!!!... See MoreSee Less

6 interested
Climbing 101

Climbing 101

May 6, 6:00pm - May 6, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands on experience in our Climbing Cave. Learn the basics of bouldering, top roping and what you need to know to get started in this invigorating sport from Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary! All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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10 interested
Packing Backpacks Effectively

Packing Backpacks Effectively

May 7, 6:30pm - May 7, 8:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Ever Looked at the gear spread out for your next backpacking trip and thought "How am I going to fit all this into my Backpack?" or "Why Does my pack feel like its off kilter everytime I pack it?". Well here is the clinic for you.
Join one of our expert Camping staff to show you how to effectively and efficiently pack your backpack to maximize both space and balance, allowing you to fit all the stuff in your pack as well as save your back in the process.
Tuesday, May 7th 6-8 pm
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Superior Hiking Trail with Kim Fishburn

Superior Hiking Trail with Kim Fishburn

May 8, 6:30pm - May 8, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join SHT expert Kim Fishburn and learn about the Superior Hiking Trail. He will cover what you need to know for a backpacking trip and the many volunteer opportunities available for maintaining our Minnesotan trail systems!... See MoreSee Less

19 interested  ·  5 going
Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

May 11, 10:00am - May 11, 1:00pm

Lake Nokomis Main Beach
5001 Nokomis Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55417 Map

Need help picking a canoe, kayak or SUP? Try before you buy! Test-paddle canoes, kayaks & SUPs with our expert staff. We bring the boats, paddles, and personal flotation devices. You come dressed to play! Join us out on the waters of Lake Nokomis.

The demo will be on the northwest end of Lake Nokomis. Bring extra warm clothes, the water may be cold. Expect to get your feet wet.

Gather and get geared-up to enjoy your next outdoor adventure with family and friends. Visit midwestmtn.com/mailinglist - and join the Midwest Mountaineering community.
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23 interested  ·  9 going
Backpack the Trails

Backpack the Trails

May 13, 6:00pm - May 13, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join this hands-on classroom training that is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Come learn the ins-and-outs of backpacking with Backpack the Trails!

This event precedes a Backpack the Trails wilderness trip, and is intended to help attendees gain hands-on experience with backpacks, tents, stoves, water filters, and more. A trip purchase is not required to attend this session.

Attendees will receive a free gear list and a $5 coupon off of a $25 purchase to Midwest Mountaineering, intended to help fill holes on their gear lists.

These events are hosted by Michelle Schroeder, former Midwest Mountaineering employee and founder of Backpack the Trails, a locally-based backpacking trip business that helps first-time backpackers navigate gear lists, trails, and their own assumptions about what to expect.

Learn more about Backpack the Trails on its website: www.backpackthetrails.com
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23 interested
Ladies Bouldering Night

Ladies Bouldering Night

May 13, 6:00pm - May 13, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Come one come many to the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will be on hand to answer questions and help provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All abilities welcome from the, "I've never done this before", to those who want to set routes, and everyone in-between.

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Minimum age 15. Climbing shoe rental is $3.
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6 interested
BWCA: Everything you need to know

BWCA: Everything you need to know

May 14, 6:00pm - May 14, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Find out everything you need to know about paddling in the BWCAW. Bear Paulsen, General Manager at Northstar Canoes, will share his knowledge of permits, routes and general wilderness tripping techniques. He'll give you hints on avoiding the crowds whether you're base-camping or traveling daily. He'll also share ways to avoid the two most threatening parts of canoe country – bugs and bears.... See MoreSee Less

39 interested  ·  3 going
Ultimate Hike Information Meeting

Ultimate Hike Information Meeting

May 15, 6:00pm - May 15, 7:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Your boots can help cure kids' cancer! Join the Ultimate Hike team to learn how you can trek 25 miles in one day to tell children's cancer to take a hike. Whether you're an experienced backpacker or just looking for motivation to get off the couch, this event is for you. We'll explain how our fabulous team of coaches will prepare you for the trip of a lifetime on this fully supported, life changing, lifesaving adventure. The memories and friendships you make will last forever! Visit www.ultimatehike.org/sht19 to RSVP or learn more.... See MoreSee Less

15 interested  ·  2 going
Popcan Alcohol Stove Workshop w/ Dan F.

Popcan Alcohol Stove Workshop w/ Dan F.

May 18, 12:00pm - May 18, 3:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Midwest Mountaineering employee Dan Felland explores the history and evolution of the lightweight camping stove. Learn about different fuel options along with the advantages of each style and how they can be optimized to suite your next adventure.

The second half of the clinic will include step-by-step instructions on how to build your very own lightweight alcohol stove. All materials will be provided.

$15 PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, LIMITED TO 30 PEOPLE! Call 612.339.3433 to register.
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Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

May 20, 6:00pm - May 20, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Women, take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands-on experience in our Climbing Cave. Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to soar! All equipment provided. Led by Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary. Sign up early because these classes are popular!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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3 interested
Mississippi River Hike w/ Rod & Sharon Johnson

Mississippi River Hike w/ Rod & Sharon Johnson

May 22, 5:30pm - May 22, 8:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join Midwest Mountaineering Owner Rod Johnson and his wife Sharon for a hike along the Mississippi River and receive a free pair of wool socks. Join Rod and Sharon afterwards for a happy hour special at a local pub to quench your thirst after a fantastic hike.

Wednesday, May 22, 5:30 pm
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Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

May 23, 4:00pm - May 23, 7:00pm

Lake Nokomis Main Beach
5001 Nokomis Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55417 Map

Need help picking a canoe, kayak or SUP? Try before you buy! Test-paddle canoes, kayaks & SUPs with our expert staff. We bring the boats, paddles, and personal flotation devices. You come dressed to play! Join us out on the waters of Lake Nokomis.

The demo will be on the northwest end of Lake Nokomis. Bring extra warm clothes, the water may be cold. Expect to get your feet wet.

Gather and get geared-up to enjoy your next outdoor adventure with family and friends. Visit midwestmtn.com/mailinglist - and join the Midwest Mountaineering community.
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Dog Day W/ Underdog Rescue MN

Dog Day W/ Underdog Rescue MN

May 25, 12:00pm - May 25, 2:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join Midwest Mountaineering & Underdog Rescue MN as we honor the four legged heroes that join us on all of our adventures. See some awesome pups that are up for adoption from Underdog Rescue MN, Check out a special clinic on activities for you to do with your furry friend, and even catch some sweet deals on dog gear!!!

Don't miss out, 12-2pm Saturday May 25th!!!! We hope to see you here!!!
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Climbing 102

Climbing 102

May 27, 6:00pm - May 27, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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2 interested
Backpack Shakedown

Backpack Shakedown

May 28, 6:30pm - May 28, 8:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Doing a large Backpacking trip this year and need some expert advice on what you may be able to shave off the full load you got planned to bring? This night is your chance to do just that. Bring your packs and Join two our Expert Camping Staff as they rummage through your stuff and provide some advice on what you may or may not need to bring, and perhaps provide some additional advice on alternative options.
Tuesday, May 28th, 630-830 pm.
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Map & Compass Navigation

Map & Compass Navigation

May 29, 6:00pm - May 29, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

In the Backcountry wilderness you should always carry a compass and the appropriate maps, and know how to use them. But this can be a pretty daunting task if you have never been taught the correct methods in map reading and compass technology. Join Long-time Employee Robert who has navigated all over the globe, in this clinic will ensure to provide you with the features and use of a compass, map interpretation, how to locate yourself on a map, how to plot a bearing, and tips for following it; all so you know exactly how to navigate through your next backcountry adventure.... See MoreSee Less

30 interested  ·  5 going
Beginner's River Running Skills Workshop

Beginner's River Running Skills Workshop

Jun 1, 12:00pm - Jun 1, 2:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join Former Midwest Employee and Veteran Whitewater Paddler Bruce Low, as he provides a skills workshop focusing on Running rivers and rapids in both canoes and kayaks. Bruce has worked for the National Outdoor Leadership School, Outward Bound, and Wilderness Inquiry.
Bruce will cover basic river currents, river features, obstacles, and how to spot them. Also tactics for negotiating those features and how to have a successful river trip whether it's on easy moving water or harder Rapids.
Saturday June 1st, 12-2 pm
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Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Jun 3, 6:00pm - Jun 3, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands on experience in our Climbing Cave. Learn the basics of bouldering, top roping and what you need to know to get started in this invigorating sport from Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary! All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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3 interested
Backpack the Trails

Backpack the Trails

Jun 4, 6:00pm - Jun 4, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join this hands-on classroom training that is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Come learn the ins-and-outs of backpacking with Backpack the Trails!

This event precedes a Backpack the Trails wilderness trip, and is intended to help attendees gain hands-on experience with backpacks, tents, stoves, water filters, and more. A trip purchase is not required to attend this session.

Attendees will receive a free gear list and a $5 coupon off of a $25 purchase to Midwest Mountaineering, intended to help fill holes on their gear lists.

These events are hosted by Michelle Schroeder, former Midwest Mountaineering employee and founder of Backpack the Trails, a locally-based backpacking trip business that helps first-time backpackers navigate gear lists, trails, and their own assumptions about what to expect.

Learn more about Backpack the Trails on its website: www.backpackthetrails.com
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8 interested
Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Jun 5, 4:00pm - Jun 5, 7:00pm

Lake Nokomis Main Beach
5001 Nokomis Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55417 Map

Need help picking a canoe, kayak or SUP? Try before you buy! Test-paddle canoes, kayaks & SUPs with our expert staff. We bring the boats, paddles, and personal flotation devices. You come dressed to play! Join us out on the waters of Lake Nokomis.

The demo will be on the northwest end of Lake Nokomis. Bring extra warm clothes, the water may be cold. Expect to get your feet wet.

Gather and get geared-up to enjoy your next outdoor adventure with family and friends. Visit midwestmtn.com/mailinglist - and join the Midwest Mountaineering community.
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2 interested
The Relax Under Tension Method for Outdoor Athletes

The Relax Under Tension Method for Outdoor Athletes

Jun 8, 12:00pm - Jun 8, 2:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join Exercise Physiologist Ed Watson, who is demonstrating his new rope and pulley invention and a specialized program designed to rehabilitate, strengthen and stabilize the shoulder girdle and mid-upper back, decompress the lumbosacral joint, and permanently alleviate stiffness in knees and ankles. Learn an introductory sequence of maneuvers and the science behind techniques utilized by climbers like Alex Honnold, Olympic weightlifters, martial artists, local 'one-arm hand stander' Duane Wirth, and yoga practitioners.... See MoreSee Less

5 interested
Ladies Bouldering Night

Ladies Bouldering Night

Jun 10, 6:00pm - Jun 10, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Come one come many to the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will be on hand to answer questions and help provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All abilities welcome from the, "I've never done this before", to those who want to set routes, and everyone in-between.

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Minimum age 15. Climbing shoe rental is $3.
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3 interested
Superior Hiking Trail with Kim Fishburn

Superior Hiking Trail with Kim Fishburn

Jun 12, 6:30pm - Jun 12, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join SHT expert Kim Fishburn and learn about the Superior Hiking Trail. He will cover what you need to know for a backpacking trip and the many volunteer opportunities available for maintaining our Minnesotan trail systems!... See MoreSee Less

13 interested  ·  1 going
Get Out More Tour Midwest Mountaineering

Get Out More Tour Midwest Mountaineering

Jun 13, 6:00pm - Jun 13, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Calling all outdoor enthusiasts! The renowned outdoor adventure road show, the Get Out More Tour is coming to your area!

BACKPACKER Magazine, the authority on outdoor adventure, is proud to present the 19th annual Get Out More Tour! BACKPACKER Magazine’s ambassador, Randy Propster, is an expert in the outdoor industry. He spends over 200 days out of the year on the road, pursuing his passions---hiking, backpacking, camping, and outdoor adventure of all kinds!

Randy and the Get Out More Tour will visit Midwest Mountaineering on June 13th, 2019 at 6:00PM. Randy’s expertise, knowledge, and tips + tricks inspire experienced and novice outdoor enthusiasts across the country to get out more. Plus, each event will include a killer outdoor gear giveaway!

The interactive 90-minute seminar will educate and inspire participants while covering a wide range of topics including:
Backpacking essentials
The latest in gear and apparel
Living a van life
Survival skills
Trail-tested tips

Join us at a FREE Get Out More Tour event for the opportunity to meet Randy and the chance to win top-notch outdoor gear from the Tour’s incredible sponsors!

Sponsor Information

The 2019 Get Out More Tour is presented by Adventure Medical Kit, Backpacker’s Pantry, Fjallraven, Hydrapak, LEKI, MSR, Osprey, Republic of Durable Goods, Salomon, Sawyer Products, Nemo and BioLite.
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Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

Jun 17, 6:00pm - Jun 17, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Women, take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands-on experience in our Climbing Cave. Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to soar! All equipment provided. Led by Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary. Sign up early because these classes are popular!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Quetico Provincial Park: Everything you need to Know

Quetico Provincial Park: Everything you need to Know

Jun 18, 6:00pm - Jun 18, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Find out everything you need to know about paddling in Quetico Provincial Park. Join Staff Expert Courtney Bachman as she shares her knowledge of permits, routes and general wilderness tripping techniques. she'll give you hints on avoiding the crowds whether you're base-camping or traveling daily. She'll also share ways to avoid the two most threatening parts of Canada's canoe country – bugs and bears, as well as navigating the border maze and getting into this pristine wilderness area.

Don't miss out June 18th @ 6pm.
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Canoe Rigging and Outfitting 101

Canoe Rigging and Outfitting 101

Jun 19, 6:00pm - Jun 19, 9:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Find out everything you need to know about how to outfit your canoe this season. Join Staff Expert and Veteran Canoeist Steve Schreader as he shares his knowledge of rigging methods, DIY outfitting tips and general canoe personalization techniques. He'll give you hints on how to keep all your gear stored and out of the way. He'll also share ways to avoid the two most threatening parts of canoe outfitting – Waterproofness and the dreaded Canoe Tetris game.

Don't miss out June 19th @ 6pm.
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9 interested
Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Jun 22, 10:00am - Jun 22, 1:00pm

Lake Nokomis Main Beach
5001 Nokomis Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55417 Map

Need help picking a canoe, kayak or SUP? Try before you buy! Test-paddle canoes, kayaks & SUPs with our expert staff. We bring the boats, paddles, and personal flotation devices. You come dressed to play! Join us out on the waters of Lake Nokomis.

The demo will be on the northwest end of Lake Nokomis. Bring extra warm clothes, the water may be cold. Expect to get your feet wet.

Gather and get geared-up to enjoy your next outdoor adventure with family and friends. Visit midwestmtn.com/mailinglist - and join the Midwest Mountaineering community.
... See MoreSee Less

7 interested  ·  1 going
Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Jun 24, 6:00pm - Jun 24, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Wilderness Photography 101

Wilderness Photography 101

Jun 25, 6:00pm - Jun 25, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join Expert Staff member Adan as he walks you through the beginning stages of getting those sweet photography shots in the wilderness. Whether your interest is in wildlife, landscape, or outdoor recreation photography, Adan will cover it all.
Lighting, equipment, best time of day, best background images, anything you want to know, Adan will have the answer for you.

Don't miss it, June 25th 6pm.
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Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Jul 1, 6:00pm - Jul 1, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands on experience in our Climbing Cave. Learn the basics of bouldering, top roping and what you need to know to get started in this invigorating sport from Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary! All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Backpack the Trails

Backpack the Trails

Jul 2, 6:00pm - Jul 2, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join this hands-on classroom training that is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Come learn the ins-and-outs of backpacking with Backpack the Trails!

This event precedes a Backpack the Trails wilderness trip, and is intended to help attendees gain hands-on experience with backpacks, tents, stoves, water filters, and more. A trip purchase is not required to attend this session.

Attendees will receive a free gear list and a $5 coupon off of a $25 purchase to Midwest Mountaineering, intended to help fill holes on their gear lists.

These events are hosted by Michelle Schroeder, former Midwest Mountaineering employee and founder of Backpack the Trails, a locally-based backpacking trip business that helps first-time backpackers navigate gear lists, trails, and their own assumptions about what to expect.

Learn more about Backpack the Trails on its website: www.backpackthetrails.com
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Ladies Bouldering Night

Ladies Bouldering Night

Jul 8, 6:00pm - Jul 8, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Come one come many to the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will be on hand to answer questions and help provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All abilities welcome from the, "I've never done this before", to those who want to set routes, and everyone in-between.

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Minimum age 15. Climbing shoe rental is $3.
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Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

Jul 15, 6:00pm - Jul 15, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Women, take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands-on experience in our Climbing Cave. Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to soar! All equipment provided. Led by Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary. Sign up early because these classes are popular!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Map & Compass Navigation

Map & Compass Navigation

Jul 17, 6:00pm - Jul 17, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

In the Backcountry wilderness you should always carry a compass and the appropriate maps, and know how to use them. But this can be a pretty daunting task if you have never been taught the correct methods in map reading and compass technology. Join Long-time Employee Robert who has navigated all over the globe, in this clinic will ensure to provide you with the features and use of a compass, map interpretation, how to locate yourself on a map, how to plot a bearing, and tips for following it; all so you know exactly how to navigate through your next backcountry adventure.... See MoreSee Less

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Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Jul 20, 10:00am - Jul 20, 1:00pm

Lake Nokomis Main Beach
5001 Nokomis Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55417 Map

Need help picking a canoe, kayak or SUP? Try before you buy! Test-paddle canoes, kayaks & SUPs with our expert staff. We bring the boats, paddles, and personal flotation devices. You come dressed to play! Join us out on the waters of Lake Nokomis.

The demo will be on the northwest end of Lake Nokomis. Bring extra warm clothes, the water may be cold. Expect to get your feet wet.

Gather and get geared-up to enjoy your next outdoor adventure with family and friends. Visit midwestmtn.com/mailinglist - and join the Midwest Mountaineering community.
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Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Jul 22, 6:00pm - Jul 22, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Aug 5, 6:00pm - Aug 5, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands on experience in our Climbing Cave. Learn the basics of bouldering, top roping and what you need to know to get started in this invigorating sport from Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary! All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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1 interested
Backpack the Trails

Backpack the Trails

Aug 6, 6:00pm - Aug 6, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join this hands-on classroom training that is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Come learn the ins-and-outs of backpacking with Backpack the Trails!

This event precedes a Backpack the Trails wilderness trip, and is intended to help attendees gain hands-on experience with backpacks, tents, stoves, water filters, and more. A trip purchase is not required to attend this session.

Attendees will receive a free gear list and a $5 coupon off of a $25 purchase to Midwest Mountaineering, intended to help fill holes on their gear lists.

These events are hosted by Michelle Schroeder, former Midwest Mountaineering employee and founder of Backpack the Trails, a locally-based backpacking trip business that helps first-time backpackers navigate gear lists, trails, and their own assumptions about what to expect.

Learn more about Backpack the Trails on its website: www.backpackthetrails.com
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9 interested
Ladies Bouldering Night

Ladies Bouldering Night

Aug 12, 6:00pm - Aug 12, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Come one come many to the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will be on hand to answer questions and help provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All abilities welcome from the, "I've never done this before", to those who want to set routes, and everyone in-between.

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Minimum age 15. Climbing shoe rental is $3.
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3 interested
Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Midwest Mountaineering Boat Demo

Aug 17, 10:00am - Aug 17, 1:00pm

Lake Nokomis Main Beach
5001 Nokomis Ave
Minneapolis, MN  55417 Map

Need help picking a canoe, kayak or SUP? Try before you buy! Test-paddle canoes, kayaks & SUPs with our expert staff. We bring the boats, paddles, and personal flotation devices. You come dressed to play! Join us out on the waters of Lake Nokomis.

The demo will be on the northwest end of Lake Nokomis. Bring extra warm clothes, the water may be cold. Expect to get your feet wet.

Gather and get geared-up to enjoy your next outdoor adventure with family and friends. Visit midwestmtn.com/mailinglist - and join the Midwest Mountaineering community.
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2 interested
Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

Aug 19, 6:00pm - Aug 19, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Women, take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands-on experience in our Climbing Cave. Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to soar! All equipment provided. Led by Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary. Sign up early because these classes are popular!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Aug 26, 6:00pm - Aug 26, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Sep 9, 6:00pm - Sep 9, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands on experience in our Climbing Cave. Learn the basics of bouldering, top roping and what you need to know to get started in this invigorating sport from Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary! All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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1 interested
Ladies Bouldering Night

Ladies Bouldering Night

Sep 16, 6:00pm - Sep 16, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Come one come many to the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will be on hand to answer questions and help provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All abilities welcome from the, "I've never done this before", to those who want to set routes, and everyone in-between.

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Minimum age 15. Climbing shoe rental is $3.
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1 interested
Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

Sep 23, 6:00pm - Sep 23, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Women, take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands-on experience in our Climbing Cave. Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to soar! All equipment provided. Led by Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary. Sign up early because these classes are popular!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Sep 30, 6:00pm - Sep 30, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Oct 7, 6:00pm - Oct 7, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands on experience in our Climbing Cave. Learn the basics of bouldering, top roping and what you need to know to get started in this invigorating sport from Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary! All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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3 interested
Ladies Bouldering Night

Ladies Bouldering Night

Oct 14, 6:00pm - Oct 14, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Come one come many to the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will be on hand to answer questions and help provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All abilities welcome from the, "I've never done this before", to those who want to set routes, and everyone in-between.

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Minimum age 15. Climbing shoe rental is $3.
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Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

Oct 21, 6:00pm - Oct 21, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Women, take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands-on experience in our Climbing Cave. Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to soar! All equipment provided. Led by Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary. Sign up early because these classes are popular!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Oct 28, 6:00pm - Oct 28, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Nov 4, 6:00pm - Nov 4, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands on experience in our Climbing Cave. Learn the basics of bouldering, top roping and what you need to know to get started in this invigorating sport from Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary! All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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1 interested
Ladies Bouldering Night

Ladies Bouldering Night

Nov 11, 6:00pm - Nov 11, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Come one come many to the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will be on hand to answer questions and help provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All abilities welcome from the, "I've never done this before", to those who want to set routes, and everyone in-between.

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Minimum age 15. Climbing shoe rental is $3.
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Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

Nov 18, 6:00pm - Nov 18, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Women, take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands-on experience in our Climbing Cave. Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to soar! All equipment provided. Led by Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary. Sign up early because these classes are popular!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Nov 25, 6:00pm - Nov 25, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Dec 2, 6:00pm - Dec 2, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands on experience in our Climbing Cave. Learn the basics of bouldering, top roping and what you need to know to get started in this invigorating sport from Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary! All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Ladies Bouldering Night

Ladies Bouldering Night

Dec 9, 6:00pm - Dec 9, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Come one come many to the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will be on hand to answer questions and help provide a fun and relaxing atmosphere. All abilities welcome from the, "I've never done this before", to those who want to set routes, and everyone in-between.

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Minimum age 15. Climbing shoe rental is $3.
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Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

Dec 16, 6:00pm - Dec 16, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Women, take yourself to new heights and learn the ropes through hands-on experience in our Climbing Cave. Wear comfortable clothing and get ready to soar! All equipment provided. Led by Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary. Sign up early because these classes are popular!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Dec 23, 6:00pm - Dec 23, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Minneapolis Bouldering Project instructor Hillary will provide this opportunity to expand your technical skills and help prepare you for more advanced climbing. We’ll review knots, commands, and belaying, along with more in-depth explanations and uses of climbing gear. Don’t worry; we will still have time to climb!

All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering. Liability waivers expire at the end of the calendar year and must be re-submitted every year. Pre-registration required – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15.

Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!
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