Mountain Equipment Snowfest

12 Nov

On Saturday November 23rd MEC is having a Snowfest event – for all the winter sports enthusiasts!

It’s from 10am to 5pm and all the events are free.

Here’s what’s happening:

Check out the latest snowsports gear.

– Find deals at the MEC Winter Gear Swap.

– Make your very own ‘outsiders beard’ and other fun crafts at the kids’ table.

– Enjoy free hot chocolate, coffee, cookies, and vendor samples from Lara Bar, Taste of Nature, energy gels, and more.


Learn new skills and get the most current information at free clinics including:

– Nordic Waxing Clinics with CCSAM & CANSI

– Get Informed & Get Outdoors with WST & AdventureSmart

– Winter Running 101

– Winter Cycling 101

-SnowMotion – Skijor & Kick Sled with your pet

You can also meet local clubs, and find out more about their respective activities and communities. Many will be giving away great prizes at their table. Confirmed to attend are:

– Snow Motion – Skijor & Kick Sled Dog Club

– Charleswood Ski Club

– Red River Nordic Ski & Biathlon

– Club D’Escalada de Saint Boniface **giving away climbing sessions**

– Snowboard Association of Manitoba

– Cross Country Ski Association of Manitoba

– Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors

– Winnipeg Search and Rescue **giving away adventure package**

– AdventureSmart **giving away adventure package**

Sounds like a fun day, always nice to have stuff like this to check out indoors!

Find out more great local events on my Winnipeg Blog!

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