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Women's Climbing 101

Women's Climbing 101

Sep 20, 6:00pm - Sep 20, 7:00pm+3Oct 18, 6:00pm - Oct 18, 7:00pmNov 15, 6:00pm - Nov 15, 7:00pmDec 20, 6:00pm - Dec 20, 7:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 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 Midwest Staff Member, Layla. Sign up early because these classes are popular!All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering (Available to sign the day of your clinic). 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!Call the store at 612-339-3433 to register!... See MoreSee Less

22 interested
Breaking into the Outdoors - A BIPOC Group Conversation

Breaking into the Outdoors - A BIPOC Group Conversation

Sep 23, 6:00pm - Sep 23, 7:30pm+3Oct 28, 6:00pm - Oct 28, 7:30pmNov 25, 6:00pm - Nov 25, 7:30pmDec 23, 6:00pm - Dec 23, 7:30pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 Map

On the fourth Thursday of every month from 6 - 8 PM join Adan Torres as we discuss Breaking into the Outdoors - A BIPOC Group Conversation.Discussion topics vary by week, based on interest. Send us a message if you have a topic you would like to focus on and we can tailor the conversation to that ahead of time!This forum will be a space to answer any questions that you have and engage in discussion about outdoor access and community. This is an open forum and will begin as such with the possibility of transitioning to set topics in the future based on participant feedback.This is a free event for BIPOC people who have an interest in the outdoors; limited to 25. Please call the store at 612-339-3433 or sign up at www.eventbrite.com/e/breaking-into-the-outdoors-a-conversation-for-bipoc-people-tickets-161803764... This event is led by Adan Torres, Operations Manager at Midwest Mountaineering. "I am an outdoor enthusiast, originally from Southern Texas, but residing now in Minneapolis with my partner and two kids. Over the years I've worked in many industries and have been fortunate to experience lots of places. The outdoors has been my refuge from the chaos of social life, it has been a non- judgmental place that is refreshing in today's world. I hope that I can help you grow in your outdoors skills, knowledge, and trust."... See MoreSee Less

29 interested
Climbing 102

Climbing 102

Sep 27, 6:00pm - Sep 27, 7:00pm+3Oct 25, 6:00pm - Oct 25, 7:00pmNov 22, 6:00pm - Nov 22, 7:00pmDec 27, 6:00pm - Dec 27, 7:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 Map

The Climbing 101 clinic is a prerequisite for this clinic. American Alpine-Twin Cities Chapter Leader, Steve Schreader 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!Call the store at 612-339-3433... See MoreSee Less

13 interested
Climbing 101

Climbing 101

Oct 4, 6:00pm - Oct 4, 7:00pm+2Nov 1, 6:00pm - Nov 1, 7:00pmDec 6, 6:00pm - Dec 6, 7:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 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 American Alpine-Twin Cities Chapter Leader, Steve Schreader. All equipment provided. Wear comfortable clothing!All climbers must have a completed liability waiver on file at Midwest Mountaineering (available to sign when you arrive for your climbing clinic). 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! Call the store at 612-339-3433 to reserve your spot!... See MoreSee Less

39 interested
Women's Bouldering

Women's Bouldering

Oct 11, 6:00pm - Oct 11, 7:00pm+2Nov 8, 6:00pm - Nov 8, 7:00pmDec 13, 6:00pm - Dec 13, 7:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 Map

Come one come many to all women, ONLY women, for an evening of bouldering in the Cave! Izzie, Midwest Mountaineering Staff member & member of the American Alpine Club, 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 $3Note: If no one has registered for the class by 12pm the day-of, we will cancel the class. Register early!Call the store at 612-339-3433 to register!... See MoreSee Less

19 interested
It's Never Too Late to Say 'Yes' to Your Next Adventure!

It's Never Too Late to Say 'Yes' to Your Next Adventure!

Jan 18, 6:00pm

Midwest Mountaineering309 Cedar Ave SMinneapolis, MN55454 Map

Join Lin Bruce, octogenarian, cross-country cyclist, and motivational speaker as she shares her late-blooming, against-the-odds, cross-country cyclist success story. At 60 years old she went from cycling across town to cycling across the continent. In the decades since, she's biked 30,000 trip miles. Her unique presentation combines storytelling at its best with the occasional song to entertain and inspire her audiences.Personal Empowerment Speaker Lin Bruce is a late blooming cross-country bicyclist, whose first transcontinental ride was in honor of her 60th birthday in 1999. Using stories of her bicycle adventures as a metaphor for "reaching bigger" in one's life, Lin encourages people of any age to reach beyond perceived limitations, "stretching for ways to bring more life to your days." When Lin went from biking across town to biking across the country, she shifted the scope of her dreams, discovering "the next big adventure" expands one's sense of possibility. Entertaining her audience with heartfelt stories and the occasional song, Lin encourages her audiences to keep "engaging while aging."This presentation will be held virtually via Zoom.Join Zoom Meetingus06web.zoom.us/j/4721973725Meeting ID: 472 197 3725... See MoreSee Less

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