MIT Outing Club: Winter School Lecture Series

Thursday, February 02, 2023 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Building 6, 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 10th MIT room Room 26-100.
  • Mandatory 7pm-9pm Thursday January 12th MIT room Room 26-100.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 17th MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday January 19th MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 24th MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday January 26th MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 31st MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday February 2nd 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: https://mitoc.mit.edu/events/winter-school. 

Photo Credit:  Emily Joy Sotomayor

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures, Athletics/Recreation

Events By Interest

Health/Wellness, General

Events By Audience

Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

Tags

outdoors, Winter School, mitoc, IAP

Website

https://mitoc.mit.edu/#winter-school

Group
MIT Outing Club
Hashtag

#winterschool

Contact Email

ws-chair@mit.edu

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