MIT Outing Club: Winter School Lecture Series

Thursday, January 30, 2020 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 cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice climbing and more. Winter School is MITOC's crash course in cold weather activities.

Lecture series topics include:

  • Mandatory 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 7th MIT room Room 26-100.
  • Mandatory 7pm-9pm Thursday January 9th MIT room Room 26-100.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 14th MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday January 16th MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 21st MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday January 23rd MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Tuesday January 28th MIT room Room 6-120.
  • 7pm-9pm Thursday January 30th 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.

Photo Credit:  Emily Joy Sotomayor

Event funded in part by MIT ASA Large Events Fund.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures, Athletics/Recreation

Events By Interest

Health/Wellness, General

Events By Audience

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

Tags

outdoors, Winter School, mitoc

Website

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

Group
MIT Outing Club
Contact Email

ws-chair@mit.edu

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