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Winterfest 2018!

Laramie Winterfest!!

When: Thursday November 29th, Friday November 30th, and Saturday December 1st

Where: Laramie’s Basecamp (222 S. 2nd street and Grande ave.)

What: A totally FREE event spanning three days to help welcome winter and bring on the snow!

Join us for fun in-shop films, educational presentations, and FREE ski demos and clinics as we celebrate winter outdoor recreation in southeastern Wyoming. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun!


Schedule of Events:

Thursday November 29, 2018 
--7 pm Film Screening of Fade to Winter at Basecamp, “featuring jaw-dropping action from Alaska, Iceland, British Columbia, Japan, Colorado, Italy, and New England, this film captures the spirit of ten skiers who go to great lengths for the sport they love” ( We'll provide the popcorn and drinks for this fun event.

Friday November 30th, 2018
--10am Presentation by Rebecca Walsh, "Surviving a Laramie winter with young children." This will be a presentation and discussion with practical trail-tested tips and tricks on cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and winter adventuring with babies, toddlers and young children. We'll talk about everything from how to keep young children warm to our favorite kid-approved local winter adventures. Bring the kids, our staff will be around to entertain them during the presentation.

--7pm Workshop by Basecamp Staff, "Know before you go." This workshop is for those who are new to Laramie or new cold weather adventures. We'll discuss how to dress for skiing and snowshoeing, how to plan winter trips, what to look for, and what to know before you go. We'll provide the drinks, notes and fun. Show up ready to make new friends and learn.

Saturday December 1st, 2018
9-10am: Free ski demos
10-11am: Free ski clinic (skate or classic)
11am-noon: Free ski clinic (skate or classic)
Noon: Free kids ski lesson, race and obstacle course
***ski demos will take place at the Tie City Trailhead, look for us near the warming hut***

7-9pm: Winterfest sale at Basecamp, slideshow, and storytelling event.

Follow us on social media (Instagram and Facebook) for more details as Winterfest approaches!