The Adventure Summit is an event celebrating the spirit of outdoor adventure by showcasing the vibrant lifestyle and culture of human powered endeavors through inspiration, education, and experience.
Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts will converge on Dayton, Ohio: The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest for a weekend of outdoor skill, culture and experience. Join them, and see what the excitement is all about!
Plan an outdoor adventure. Participate in competitions. Hear from some of the world's best adventurers. Try new activities. These are just some of what visitors will experience during the biennial Adventure Summit, co-produced by Five Rivers MetroParks and Wright State University.
This year’s event will be held Friday, Feb. 14, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Wright State University Student Union.
Admission and parking are free.
The Adventure Summit gives the public a chance to plan outdoor adventures, connect with resources in the expo, participate in competitions and be inspired by your neighbors and some of the world’s best adventurers. This year will highlight three featured presenters.
A 2019 National Geographic Explorer of the Year, Heather Anderson – known as Anish on the trail, is the first female to complete the Triple Crown (Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail) in one calendar year. Anish also holds the record for Fastest Known Time (FKT) on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and the Appalachian Trail (AT).
A 2019 National Geographic Explorer of the Year, Maureen (Mo), was born without her left hand has been changing the world of adaptive climbing since she was 12. Mo is an athlete for The North Face and Sterling Rope. She has won four national titles and was the gold medal winner at the Paraclimbing World Championships in 2014 and 2016.
A 2019 winner of the prestigious John Lauchlan Memorial Award, Ryan is a nomadic climber focused on the development of new routes in wild places. Ryan recently moved from Colorado to Canmore, Alberta for the world class ice climbing and unexplored landscape.
Visit www.theadventuresummit.com for a complete schedule, competition registration, sponsorship details and more information.
Five Rivers MetroParks
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