Monday, October 29

[mmc-l] Fireside, Kayaking, and Films!


Meeting 6pm LaForce 121 Wednesday!!

If you didn't pick up your flannels last week, contact to retrieve them!

Reel Rock Film Tour November 2nd!

The Reel Rock Film Tour features short films made by some of the world's best adventure filmmakers about the world's best climbers. The trailer ( speaks for itself but it features everything from mountaineering to sport climbing to free soloing. Tickets are $10 if you pre-register or $12 at the door. We'll leave from Adirondack Circle at 5:30 and get back around 9:30. Email Zach to sign up (

 Submit MMC Calendar Photos!

Doesn't the beautiful Vermont fall just want to make you expose your skin to the wind and take a picture???  Submit photos to the annual MMC Calendar by November 1 to make it in this years best-ever-holiday-present! 

Email your documentation of tastefully, Novice Underrated Daring Escapes to

Telluride Mountain Film comes to Middlebury!!! Wednesday November 7.  Dana Auditorium.

Now the second time MMC hosts Telluride Mountain Film!!  Take a mid-week break to come out and see an epic collection of adventure flicks including your favorite adventure sport like slack-lining, shredding the gnar, climbing the cracks, spelunkin the ice caves, and more! 

Fireside this Friday! 7pm Brooker House

Come out to a warm meal by the fire after what's going to bring a rainy week!  Featuring cooking by Madsy and Sofia!  Fireside's are open to everyone and are a great chance to meet the crew and get a sense of what it's like to live in Brooker, not to mention eat yummy food around a fire.  If you are interested in helping to cook email'll need your help anytime between 4ish and 7!


Come out to the pool to learn the basics of paddling and learn to roll with our beautiful boating coordinators Nathan and Abra!  All sessions will be held on Thursdays starting November 1 from 7-8:15pm. All sessions are free and all equipment is provided--just wear a swim suit! Note: if you ever wish to participate in a river session down on Otter Creek, you must have had to come to a pool session first!

High Mountain Institute comes to visit!

Thursday Nov 1 7:30 pm Hillcrest Orchard (Rm 103)

Looking for a teaching experience with a twist? The High MountainInstitute's Apprentice Program offers the unique opportunity toexplore teaching both wilderness education and traditional academics in

Leadville, Colorado. As an instructor on multi-week backpackingexpeditions and an assistant teacher in a high school classroom, youhave the opportunity to positively impact your students while earninginvaluable personal experience. You'll mentor students as a cabin headon our residential campus, lead activities, and collaborate with yourpeers in a graduate level seminar on educational theories over thecourse of the semester.

You need to have a college van license to become an MMC guide, so this is your opportunity! To get a 7-passenger van license, you need to attend one of the classroom sessions below, taught by Ed Sullivan, the college's Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator. To get a 15-passenger van license (preferred), you need to have had your state license for 3+ years, attend a classroom session and then schedule a road test with Ed. Email him at to sign up for a class.

Nov 7, 9:00-11:00am
Dec 7, 9:00-11:00am
All classes in Mitchell Green Lounge.

If you really want a van license (because guiding for the MMC is your dream), but you have class during all those times, email Emma at, and we'll try to schedule something that works better.