Fifth Annual SmartWool Feels Good Day is Thursday, October 25th - All Day Long - Free socks and 20% off Smartwool all day.
IT FEELS GOOD to give. The first 300 customers to bring in 2 pair of clean, new or gently worn socks will receive a FREE pair of SmartWool PhD Socks ($20.95 retail value - PhD Lt Crew). If you haven't worn SmartWool socks, they'll be the first ones you look for in your sock drawer. If you have worn SmartWool, then you know what we mean. Now's your chance.
Free socks offer is limited to the first 300 customers who bring in socks to donate. One free pair per customer. This event always draws a crowd, so come early and expect company!
We'll donate the exchanged socks to People Serving People. Also on October 25, SmartWool feels good day, it's 20% off all Smartwool apparel, base layer and accessories. Stock up for yourself and plan ahead for gifts!
Best Selection of New Fall merchandise is arriving daily - AND Thrifty Outfitters scored $200,000 of first quality rep sample clothing - you'll get it for 40% OFF
Warm and weather-resistant outerwear, comfy casual clothing and accessories, insulated footwear and boots, hats, gloves for all conditions. And don't forget ski and snowshoe season. Best selection of all gear and clothing is right now - we're getting ready for Expo, so your best opportunity to check out the latest and greatest is right now.
Thrifty Outfitters bought $200,000 of first quality men's and women's clothing, hats, gloves and outerwear, including insulated winter jackets - all size medium. You'll pay 40% less than the regular retail price. Definitely worth a look-see.
Banff Festival of Mountain Films are Friday, November 16 and Saturday, November 17th. Tickets are on sale now.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is an international competition held from October27 to November 4, 2012 in Banff Alberta, featuring the world's best films and videos on mountain subjects. A fun time - every year. For more festival info see http://www.banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/
Easier yet, see the festival's world tour, the best of the best films - right here in your backyard. Here's a trailer to get you started: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DHDGv1RR2v4#!
Get all of the details here: http://www.outdooradventureexpo.com/201211/banff-mtn-film-festival.php And it's a good idea to buy your tickets early - both shows will sell out.
Please note: We've changed our ticketing system - you'll print your own tickets. You'll need to bring your ticket to the show, along with an ID. We'll no longer hold tickets at the store, have a will-call at the show, or sell tickets at the door. Just go to www.midwestmtn.com/tickets to buy your tickets online. Any questions? Give us a call at 612-339-3433.
Films are November 16th and 17th - Tickets $15, purchase your tickets:
• In-store (no fee)
• Online (www.midwestmtn.com/tickets $3 per order)
Mark your calendar - Outdoor Adventure Expo November 2012- 100 free outdoor adventure presentations, 70 exhibitors and everything in the store on SALE!
November 15 open 5-9 for Customer Appreciation Night
November 16 open 2-9:30 pm - Beer 'n Gear raffle at 7:30 pm - Banff films at 7:30
November 17 open 9-6:30 pm - Additional Banff films 7:30 - attend both nights
November 18 open 10-5pm free presentations continue...
Look for fabulous Expo coupons by email approximately November 12th..
Tuesday, October 23 - 7:00pm Skijoring
Like to ski? Have a dog? Try skijoring. It's the best way for you and your dog to get exercise together throughout the winter. A Skijor Now staff member will explain everything you need to get started. She'll discuss basic information about the sport and share a wealth of technical knowledge. Well-behaved dogs welcome for harness fittings. Expedition Room, Midwest Mountaineering
Wednesday, October 24 - 6:30pm Divas Climbing 101
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! Preregistration recommended – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15. 612–339–3433 Climbing Cave, Midwest Mountaineering
Wednesday, October 24 - 6:30pm Winter Camping: The Basics
Don't let cold weather stop you from traveling outdoors for half the year. Learning how to camp comfortably in the winter will allow you to see a whole new world. Please join Bear Paulsen for an evening of learning about how to stay warm in the cold. He'll cover how to dress, different clothing strategies and share tips and tricks from hundreds of nights of winter camping. He'll also discuss food, water and give some basic safety information. Expedition Room, Midwest Mountaineering
Thursday, October 25 - Smartwool Feels Good Day
Be one of the first 100 customers to ring in two pair of new or clean, gently worn socks and get a free pair of SmartWool PhD socks! Used socks will be donated to People Serving People. SmartWool reps will be here in our Smartwool Concept Shop.
Thursday, October 25 – to – Sunday, October 28 Winter Camping Symposium
The 14th Annual Winter Camping Symposium will be held at the YMCA Camp Miller. Friday night is a winter film festival. Saturday has presentations on winter skills and workshops focused on building winter equipment. Also there will be a gear swap, vendor exhibit area and inexpensive meals available. Camping is available both nights with group campfires. Cost is $30/person. Registration information available from Ryan Fox: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info and to register: wintercampingsymposium.com YMCA Camp Miller – Sturgeon Lake, MN
Monday, October 29 - 6:30pm Climbing 102
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! Preregistration recommended – limited to 10 participants. Cost $5, no refunds. Minimum age 15. 612–339–3433 Climbing Cave, Midwest Mountaineering
Tuesday, October 30 - 6:30pm Winter Camping: Traveling
This clinic is for those that have already attended Winter Camping: The Basics or those who have winter camped a few times and are looking to expand their knowledge.
Bear Paulsen will discuss choosing a campsite, shelter options and the all important – how to sleep comfortably through the long winter nights. He'll cover winter travel from backpacking on foot to pulling a pulk sled through the BWCA. He'll touch on sled design too. Expedition Room, Midwest Mountaineering
All Midwest Mountaineering events are at www.midwestmtn.com/current-events