MIT Outing Club: Winter School Lectures Series

Thursday, February 01, 2024 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Building 6, 120
182 MEMORIAL DR (REAR), Cambridge, MA 02139

Do you enjoy being outdoors but don't know what to do when the temperature drops? Do you live for summer but suffer in winter? Are you cooped up from November to March? Don't hide from the cold — celebrate winter! During IAP, participate in MIT Outing Club's Winter School, where you can have fun learning skills like winter hiking and backpacking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing and more! Winter School is MITOC's crash course in cold weather activities.

The lecture schedule is as follows:

  • Mandatory 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 9 MIT room Room 10-250.
  • Mandatory 7pm-9pm Thursday January 11 MIT room Room 10-250.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 16 MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday January 18 MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 23 MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday January 25 MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 30 MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday February 1 MIT room Room 6-120.

Winter School is an annual IAP course presented by the members of MITOC. Its goal is to teach the skills one needs to enjoy outdoor sports in the winter. During the month of January, participants attend lectures every Tuesday and Thursday evening and spend time outdoors during the weekends. Trips are offered at various levels of intensity and include hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, back-country skiing, ice climbing, winter camping, orienteering, and mountaineering.

For more information on how to sign up and participate, please visit the MIT Outing Club website: 

Photo Credit:  Emily Joy Sotomayor

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