MIT Outing Club: Winter School Lecture Series

Thursday, January 09, 2020 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Building 26, 100
60 VASSAR ST, 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 cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing and more. Winter School is MITOC's crash course in cold weather activities.

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.

The first two lectures in the series are mandatory in order to participate in the outdoor trips during Winter School. See the website for more details.

Photo Credit:  Emily Joy Sotomayor

Event funded in part by MIT ASA Large Event Fund.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures, Athletics/Recreation

Events By Interest

Health/Wellness, General

Events By Audience

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

Tags

outdoors, mitoc, Winter School

Website

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

Group
MIT Outing Club
Contact Email

ws-chair@mit.edu

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