JUNE 7th : NYC's 1st Outdoor Recreation Expo

followed by an after-party + final celebration for OutdoorFest 2015

 

JOIN US from 1:00 - 6:00PM at Hostelling International on the UWS for a jam-packed day of outdoor enthusiasts together in one place. We'll have workshops, trip planning groups, workouts and runs and so many prizes. The expo is 100% free (and we're giving out a ton of swag).

Activity Schedule:

1:30 Surfing: A Land Lesson by Skudin Surf 

2:30 Hiking/Backpacking Gear Lecture (What to bring with you to make your trip a success!) by Gear to Go Outfitters

2:30 Group run (option to run in test trail shoes from Salomon!)

3:30 Bicycle Touring 101: How to get ready for your first bike tour by Gotham Bike Tours 

4:00 Meetup meetup (find your next hiking/climbing group)

4:30 An Intro to Exploring NY’s Wildernesses - The best places to explore and the skills to do so safely, comfortably, and responsibly by Destination Backcountry Adventures

5:30 Knife Skills 101 Victorinox Swiss Army Victorinox Swiss Army will be conducting a knife skills class at the Expo. Class will feature four of the best-selling Swiss Army Knives, demonstrating their usefulness and versatility through hands-on demonstrations and an instructional video.

 

All day:

Temporary Tattoo Station and photo booth by TripPix

Mountain Athletics Station + prizes from the North Face

Meet the local community and find out how to get involved. Some organizations involved:  Appalachian Mountain Club, The Nature Conservancy, Adaptive Climbing Group, Brooklyn Boulders, City Sports, Destination Backcountry, Gear to Go Outfitters, Gotham Bike Tours, Sierra Club ICO, Pink Pangea, OvRride, Skudin Surf, Sublime Climbing

Raffle + Contest Giveaways including:

Win: $4000 in outdoor gear from The North Face, prAna, Loomstate Sustainable Apparel, BioLite, adidas Outdoor, Rumpl, Princeton Tec, and OutdoorFest! 

Win: SUP + Climbing + Camping Weekend Trip from TripPix 

FREE copies of [wherever]: an out of place journal #3

FREE Bike Helmet Sticker

EAT & DRINK

 Langos Truck (traditional Hungarian food)

Sample the newest flavors of Vita Coco, Naked Juice and Chameleon Cold Brew

EXPO COST: FREE

LOCATION:

Hostelling International

Enter at 104th/Amsterdam Entrance

Trains: 1, B, C to 103rd Street

 

 

2015 Expo Sponsors: