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Outdoor Adventure Expo April 27-29

As we await spring’s overdue arrival, it’s time to start planning your next visit to the Boundary Waters. The Outdoor Adventure Expo is the perfect opportunity to equip and plan for your trip while learning about how best to protect the places you love.

April 27–29
Midwest Mountaineering
and other nearby locations as indicated

Here’s a sampling of the weekend’s informative and inspiring presentations (full schedule here):

Friday, April 27

  • 2–8 p.m. Beer! and Gear! Social and Raffle (Midwest Mountaineering)

Saturday, April 28

  • 9:15 a.m. The Complete Guide to Winter Camping (UMN Hanson Hall 106)
  • 10:30 a.m. Top-10 Voyageurs National Park Experiences (Midwest Mountaineering)
  • 10:30 a.m. Planning and Packing for a BWCA Canoe Trip (UMN Hanson Hall 108)
  • 1 p.m. Camping with Babies and Toddlers at (UMN Hanson Hall 103)
  • 3:30 p.m. PolyMet Sulfide Mining: Imminent Threat to Minnesota’s Clean Water and Values at (UMN Hanson Hall 107)

Sunday, April 29

  • 10:30 a.m. Top BWCA Sites You Should Visit (UMN Hanson Hall 108)
  • 11:45 a.m. Discover YOUR Quetico Eco-Adventure (Midwest Mountaineering)
  • 11:45 a.m. Catching Canoe-Country Walleyes (UMN Hanson Hall 104)
  • 1 p.m. Equality and Inclusion in Green Spaces (UMN Hanson Hall 104)
  • 1 p.m. Pedal to D.C. with Dave and Amy Freeman (UMN Humphrey Center, Cowles Auditorium)
  • 2:15 p.m. BWCA Wilderness Act: Dispelling the Myths and Legends (UMN Hanson Hall 103)

Be sure to visit the Friends booth to learn what we’re doing to keep the Boundary Waters wild, grab a sticker, and take action.