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Mindful Mississippi River Hike & Yoga

Mindful Mississippi River Hike & Yoga

Aug 13, 6:00pm - Aug 13, 7:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 Map Join us for an ...

Join us for an evening of mindfulness and immerse yourself in nature around the City. Mary, RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher), will guide you through a walking meditation near the Mississippi River- focusing on the sights, sounds and feelings of finding nature in the city. The mindful walk will be followed by a gentle yoga flow near the River, and return to Midwest Mountaineering.

Please wear comfortable clothes for outdoor weather and appropriate shoes to walk in. No yoga mats required. All abilities are welcome, but please be aware that the walk to location may provide a barrier depending on any assisted technology used. Hike roundtrip will be approximately 2.5 miles. Route details will be updated closer to the date and are subject to change dependent upon conditions.

Suggested donation of $5 cash upon arrival to the instructor. Registration is required, limited to 9 people. Be sure to arrive on time, group will leave the store no later than 6:00pm.

COVID UPDATES ON THIS EVENT:
Masks are required both in the store and while hiking. Masks may be taken off during yoga practice, with each participant at least 6 feet away from each other.

To register, please call the store at (612) 339-3433. Please only sign up if you will attend as spaces are limited. If your plans change call the store ASAP to allow the next person on the waitlist to take your space. We appreciate your adherence to help keep our community safe and healthy!

Note that store hours are still reduced. Midwest Mountaineering is open Wednesday-Sunday from 11am-7pm. The store will be closed at time of return.
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Mindful Mississippi River Hike & Yoga

Mindful Mississippi River Hike & Yoga

Sep 10, 6:00pm - Sep 10, 7:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 Map Join us for an ...

Join us for an evening of mindfulness and immerse yourself in nature around the City. Mary, RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher), will guide you through a walking meditation near the Mississippi River- focusing on the sights, sounds and feelings of finding nature in the city. The mindful walk will be followed by a gentle yoga flow near the River, and return to Midwest Mountaineering.

Please wear comfortable clothes for outdoor weather and appropriate shoes to walk in. No yoga mats required. All abilities are welcome, but please be aware that the walk to location may provide a barrier depending on any assisted technology used. Hike roundtrip will be approximately 2.5 miles. Route details will be updated closer to the date and are subject to change dependent upon conditions.

Suggested donation of $5 cash upon arrival to the instructor. Registration is required, limited to 9 people. Be sure to arrive on time, group will leave the store no later than 6:00pm.

COVID UPDATES ON THIS EVENT:
Masks are required both in the store and while hiking. Masks may be taken off during yoga practice, with each participant at least 6 feet away from each other.

To register, please call the store at (612) 339-3433. Please only sign up if you will attend as spaces are limited. If your plans change call the store ASAP to allow the next person on the waitlist to take your space. We appreciate your adherence to help keep our community safe and healthy!

Note that store hours are still reduced. Midwest Mountaineering is open Wednesday-Sunday from 11am-7pm. The store will be closed at time of return.
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Backpacking 101 w/ Backpack the Trails

Backpacking 101 w/ Backpack the Trails

Sep 16, 6:00pm - Sep 16, 7:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 Map We are working with ...

We are working with the wonderful folks at Midwest Mountaineering and are following guidelines from our local health officials to keep this event as safe as possible. We will be holding this class in-person, outside under a shade tent in the boatyard. Masks will be required, and we will work to maintain a 6-foot distance between participants.

This FREE course is limited to 25 people, so registration is required!

Please be sure to register on our website: www.backpackthetrails.com/classes/backpacking-101-orientation-sjp5y-z3hs6-329pg-h6kbz-63cnr-czg3z...

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Want to learn backpacking basics? Want to avoid common rookie mistakes? Join this FREE hands-on classroom training! Come learn the ins-and-outs of backpacking with Backpack the Trails!

You will gain information about what to bring (and what not to bring), how to pack a backpack, keep food safe on trail, filter water, operate a stove, trail permits and more!

These events are hosted by Michelle Schroeder, former Midwest Mountaineering employee and founder of Backpack the Trails. Michelle has been an outdoor enthusiast for 40+ years and was raised by a father who wished to be a mountain man. Her favorite backpacking trails include the JMT, Grand Canyon, The Wonderland Trail (Mt. Rainier), Mt. Robson (Canada), California’s Lost Coast, and New Zealand. Michelle teaches people how to backpack and is a NOLS-Certified Wilderness First Responder.

Learn more about Backpack the Trails on their website: www.backpackthetrails.com
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