Clinics and Events


Wild Wales Tours & Walkabouts

Wild Wales Tours & Walkabouts

Mar 28, 6:30pm - Mar 28, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The Snowdonia National Park in North Wales and the Wales Coastal Path is an undiscovered destination for North Americans. Come join us as we ramble along ancient pathways and mountainsides, staying in historic Inns along the way and learning about this magical land and the culture of its people. Lonely Planet Guide in Nov 2016 picked North Wales as the fourth top destination to visit in 2017.

Hywel Taff Roberts, sailor, storyteller and avid hiker is a native Welshman, speaks Welsh and
lives in Minnesota. He will be leading the walkabouts. Check us out at wildwalestours.com
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15 interested  ·  3 going
Exploring Alaska’s Brooks Range

Exploring Alaska’s Brooks Range

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

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

For well over 18 days in the summer of 2016, Tom Hornsby backpacked and packrafted over 250 miles within Alaska’s, 'Gates of The Arctic National Park'. Come hear stories, see photos, and learn all about packrafting as he shares what Alaska’s true wilderness has to offer. Wolves, bears, rain, remoteness, white water paddling, and more rain, OH MY!... See MoreSee Less

56 interested  ·  5 going
Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Apr 1, 8:05am - Apr 1, 8:50am

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Iyengar Yoga, named after the late B.K.S. Iyengar, is Hatha Yoga with the aid of many props and attention to detail. It is a slower-paced class that focuses on alignment within the poses which creates stability in the joints while strengthening the muscles. This method helps to cure and prevent injuries, allowing it to be accessible to all despite age or physical limitation.

Shannyn Joy Potter is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor, one of only twenty-six in the state of Minnesota.

The store opens at 9:00, but a manager will let you in between 7:50 and 8:05a.m
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6 interested
Big City Mountaineering- Info Session

Big City Mountaineering- Info Session

Apr 4, 6:30pm - Apr 4, 7:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Big City Mountaineers Volunteer Information Session - Interested in mentoring youth on a week-long expedition in the Boundary Waters this summer? Big City Mountaineers is looking for volunteers who are excited to head in to the backcountry while being a positive role-model for youth. Trips consist of five youth participants and four adults. Big City Mountaineers provides all necessary equipment and training to have an amazing week-long Boundary Waters Canoeing experience.

Big City Mountaineers mission is to instill critical life skills in under-resourced urban youth through transformative wilderness mentoring expeditions. Learn about how you can improve the lives of local under-resourced youth by becoming a wilderness mentor.

Attend this information session to find out more!

Can't make the meeting but still interested? Contact Andrew Benda at andrew@bigcitymountaineers.org for more information or any questions!
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MWM Book Club Meeting [Free]

MWM Book Club Meeting [Free]

Apr 5, 6:30pm - Apr 5, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Like to read? Like to be outside? Love to read about being outside? Come join our community of outdoor book enthusiasts on the first Wednesday of every month for the MWM Adventure Book Club meetings.
Meetings include a discussion and presentations about the previous month’s book (March’s book of the month was ‘No Horizon Is So Far’ by Bancroft) and an introduction of the next month’s book. New members always welcome!
April’s book of the month is ‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’ by Aaron Ralston.
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12 interested  ·  1 going
Vasque Pint Night (with coupon)!

Vasque Pint Night (with coupon)!

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

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Free Bent Paddle Beer, with Vasque Pint Night coupon! Signup on our mailing list (www.midwestmtn.com/mailinglist) to get coupons for invitation-only Pint Nights and weekly free stuff before April 1st. Plus free live music, logoed pint glass, and popcorn!... See MoreSee Less

145 interested  ·  17 going
Everything about the BWCA w/ Bear Paulsen [Free]

Everything about the BWCA w/ Bear Paulsen [Free]

Apr 6, 6:30pm - Apr 6, 7:45pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Find out everything you need to know about paddling in the BWCA. 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 basecamping or travelling daily. He’ll also share ways to avoid the two most threatening parts of canoe country – bugs and bears.... See MoreSee Less

16 interested
Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Apr 8, 8:05am - Apr 8, 8:50am

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Iyengar Yoga, named after the late B.K.S. Iyengar, is Hatha Yoga with the aid of many props and attention to detail. It is a slower-paced class that focuses on alignment within the poses which creates stability in the joints while strengthening the muscles. This method helps to cure and prevent injuries, allowing it to be accessible to all despite age or physical limitation.

Shannyn Joy Potter is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor, one of only twenty-six in the state of Minnesota.

The store opens at 9:00, but a manager will let you in between 7:50 and 8:05a.m
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5 interested
Map and Compass Navigation [Free]

Map and Compass Navigation [Free]

Apr 11, 6:30pm - Apr 11, 8:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

If you are going into the wilderness you should carry a compass and the appropriate maps, and be able to use them. This clinic will cover 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.... See MoreSee Less

28 interested  ·  5 going
Bouldering Divas

Bouldering Divas

Apr 13, 6:30pm - Apr 13, 9:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

The second Thursday of every month is now the all women, ONLY women, evening of bouldering in the Cave! Carolyn Hansen 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.
Required: 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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5 interested  ·  1 going
Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Apr 15, 8:05am - Apr 15, 8:50am

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Iyengar Yoga, named after the late B.K.S. Iyengar, is Hatha Yoga with the aid of many props and attention to detail. It is a slower-paced class that focuses on alignment within the poses which creates stability in the joints while strengthening the muscles. This method helps to cure and prevent injuries, allowing it to be accessible to all despite age or physical limitation.

Shannyn Joy Potter is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor, one of only twenty-six in the state of Minnesota.

The store opens at 9:00, but a manager will let you in between 7:50 and 8:05a.m
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4 interested
Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Apr 17, 6:30pm - Apr 17, 9:00pm

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 our very own expert climber Carolyn Hansen. All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!
Required: 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. 612-339-3433
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33 interested  ·  3 going
The Superior Hiking Trail

The Superior Hiking Trail

Apr 18, 6:30pm - Apr 18, 8:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

After 30 years the Superior Hiking Trail will be complete with the construction of one last bridge. Learn about the trail and what you need to know for a backpacking trip. Also learn about volunteer opportunities with the trails in Minnesota.... See MoreSee Less

53 interested  ·  7 going
Divas 101

Divas 101

Apr 20, 6:30pm - Apr 20, 9:00pm

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. Instructed by Carolyn Hansen. Sign up early because these classes are popular!
Required: 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. 612-339-3433
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11 interested  ·  1 going
Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Apr 22, 8:05am - Apr 22, 8:50am

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Iyengar Yoga, named after the late B.K.S. Iyengar, is Hatha Yoga with the aid of many props and attention to detail. It is a slower-paced class that focuses on alignment within the poses which creates stability in the joints while strengthening the muscles. This method helps to cure and prevent injuries, allowing it to be accessible to all despite age or physical limitation.

Shannyn Joy Potter is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor, one of only twenty-six in the state of Minnesota.

The store opens at 9:00, but a manager will let you in between 7:50 and 8:05a.m
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1 interested  ·  1 going
Climb 102

Climb 102

Apr 24, 6:30pm - Apr 24, 9:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

A Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. Carolyn Hansen 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!
Required: 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. 612-339-3433
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Outdoor Adventure Expo

Outdoor Adventure Expo

Apr 28, 2:00pm - Apr 30, 5:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join us for our Outdoor Adventure Expo featuring 120 free outdoor adventure presentations, 75 exhibitors, canoe, kayak and SUP auction, Radical Reels film festival and sale!... See MoreSee Less

112 interested  ·  24 going
Radical Reels Film Tour

Radical Reels Film Tour

Apr 29, 7:30pm - Apr 29, 9:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Join us Saturday April 29th, doors open at 7pm - show at 7:30pm, UofM West Bank, Willey Hall. Tickets available online @ midwestmtn.com/tickets, or at Midwest Mountaineering.... See MoreSee Less

64 interested  ·  10 going
Outdoor Diva Night

Outdoor Diva Night

May 4, 5:00pm - May 4, 9:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

An evening of camaraderie for women who love the outdoors with wine, cheese, munchies. Wilderness classroom presentation by Amy Freeman, free pair of Darn Tough merino socks for women who complete the 45 minute Mississippi River walk, free therapeutic massage, free yoga class, discount coupons and prize drawing.... See MoreSee Less

Iyengar Yoga [Free]

Iyengar Yoga [Free]

May 6, 8:05am - May 6, 9:05am

Midwest Mountaineering
309 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN  55454 Map

Iyengar Yoga, named after the late B.K.S. Iyengar, is Hatha Yoga with the aid of many props and attention to detail. It is a slower-paced class that focuses on alignment within the poses which creates stability in the joints while strengthening the muscles. This method helps to cure and prevent injuries, allowing it to be accessible to all despite age or physical limitation.

Shannyn Joy Potter is a certified Iyengar yoga instructor, one of only twenty-six in the state of Minnesota.

The store opens at 9:00, but a manager will let you in between 7:50 and 8:05a.m
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4 interested