REI Austin-Gateway

      Since 1989, REI Austin-Gateway has been providing outdoor enthusiasts in the Austin, Texas area with top-brand gear and clothing for camping, climbing, cycling, fitness, hiking, paddling and more. We’re a complete Austin area bike shop, offering a full range of professional bike shop services to help keep you biking the streets and trails year-round. Looking to try a new activity before you buy? We offer a wide selection of outdoor rental equipment. Come let our staff of friendly experts help you get ready for your next adventure.

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      Address:

      • 9901 N Capital of Texas Hwy Ste 200
      • Austin, TX 78759
      • Phone:(512) 343-5550

      GPS Coordinates:

      • 30° 23.466' N
      • 97° 44.449' W
      • WGS84

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      • Mon - Fri  10 am - 9 pm
      • Sat  10 am - 8 pm
      • Sun  11 am - 6 pm

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      REI OUTDOOR SCHOOL CLASSES NEAR AUSTIN

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      7/12/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Essential Camping Skills Class | Kids | Family
      Join the REI Outdoor School instructors to learn Essential Camping Skills. Our instructors will show you where to position your kitchen area, your bathroom facilities, and your tent site for maximum safety and comfort. Our goal is to teach practical camping skills for use in every situation, from car camping to long-distance backpacking.

      Location: Cedar Breaks Park - Lake Georgetown | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00
      Closed
      7/13/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

      Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
      Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

      Location: Cedar Breaks Park - Lake Georgetown | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $60.00
      Non Member: $80.00
      Closed
      7/14/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Backpacking Basics
      REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/14/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/15/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Paddling Basics
      Before you head out on the water, be sure to learn the PADDLING BASICS. This class offers you an overview of information on Canoes, Kayaks and Stand-up Paddleboards and equipment.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/16/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Festival Camp Prep
      Join our festival camping experts to learn how to put together a camp that will be the place to be as you rock out, relax, or just hang out with friends!

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/17/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Refresh Your Run
      So, you want to be a runner? Whether you are just starting or are getting 'back on track,' this class will help you get in the groove and provide training and technique insights to get you back in shape and/or prepare for your upcoming 5-10K or more.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/17/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Beyond London
      In this class, we will discuss travel options to London and beyond (including some examination of Scotland and Wales). Consider this the first stop on your next amazing adventure!

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/17/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-on Bike Maintenance: Cleaning & Detailing | Cycling
      Knowing how to maintain your bike starts with knowing proper cleaning and detailing. Join REI bike specialists to learn the best practices of how to properly clean and detail your bike keeping performance and the environment in mind.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00

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      7/18/2014 2:00 - 5:00 PM CDT

      Shoal Creek Conservancy 3rd Friday Workday and Happy Hour
      Join REI grant partners, Shoal Creek Conservancy for their monthly 3rd Friday Workday and Happy Hour!

      Location: GSD&M Parking Lot - West 6th Access to Shoal Creek Trail | More Info, Directions

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      7/19/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

      Introduction to Backcountry Skills Class
      Getting ready to head into the wilderness for the first time and not sure what you need to know or do to have a successful trip? Hone your skills during this outing while we will discuss the importance of proper planning, equipment selection, and other fundamental backcountry skills. This outing will include a hike of approximately 3 miles.

      Location: Cedar Breaks Park - Lake Georgetown | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $60.00
      Non Member: $80.00

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      7/20/2014 3:00 - 4:30 PM CDT

      Best Swimming Holes in Central Texas
      The summer heat is here and it's time to cool off in Central Texas' best swimming holes!

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/21/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Fix A Flat | Cycling
      We have all had it happen, riding along the road or trail and now your tire is flat. In this Hands-On class our bike techs will share tips and tricks for fixing a flat, changing your bike tube and getting back on the go.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $20.00
      Non Member: $40.00

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      7/22/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Bicycling Basics
      Are you new to cycling and would like to learn the basics? Join us for an informative session to learn about the types of bikes and gear needed along with an introduction to cycling safety.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/23/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Camping Basics
      Have you wanted to try camping but don't know how to get started? We will cover the basics: how to be comfortable camping, gear and equipment, fun activities; and great local areas to give it a try.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/23/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Rim Brake Systems | Cycling
      Bring your own bike and learn through a combination of hands-on work and demonstrations about your bike's RIM brake system. This is an intensive hands-on bike maintenance class with guidance from an REI Certified Bike Technician.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00

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      7/24/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Rock Climbing Basics
      Join REI for an introductory class in rock climbing. Participants will leave with an understanding of the different types of climbing, what gear is necessary and the basics on how to get started. Note: this is an informational class - not an "on-the-wall" climbing session.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/26/2014 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

      Introduction to Backcountry Cooking Class | Family
      In this hands-on field course, REI Outdoor School instructors will teach you how to build a camp kitchen, design a menu and prepare tasty, nutritious meals. All stoves, kitchen materials and food ingredients are provided (with options for both vegetarians and meat eaters).

      Location: Cedar Breaks Park - Lake Georgetown | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00

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      7/28/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/29/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Triathlon Basics - Try a Tri?
      Is it time to TRY a TRI? Join us to discover the ins-and-outs of triathlons: types, distances, how to get started, how to train, and what to expect on race day.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/29/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Backpacking Basics II: What's Inside Your Pack
      So you have your backpack loaded with all the "necessary" items for your next backpacking trip. Still think you might be carrying too much? Join REI for this small group session on how to cut weight and tailor your gear to best suit your needs.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/30/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Mtn Biking Basics
      Join REI Mountain Bike experts to learn about the bikes, essential gear, safety & responsibility on the trail, basic bike maintenance and more.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      7/30/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Wheel Truing | Cycling
      The wheel is a crucial part of the bike and failure can be catastrophic. Over time, the rim, spokes, and component parts can become worn and/or damaged and the wheel can become fatigued; requiring repair or replacement to return it to optimal performance.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00

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      7/31/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Camp Cooking Basics for Backpackers
      Are you planning an overnight backpacking trip and have questions about how and what to make for your meals? We will cover equipment (stoves, cook sets & fuel), planning and preparation along with some tips and tricks to make your meals the hit of the trip.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/3/2014 9:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
      Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00

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      8/4/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/5/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Texas! Camping Basics
      Whether you are new to the Texas or are new to camping, this class is sure to inform and inspire! We will cover the basics: Texas essentials, gear and equipment, local activities, great regional resources and areas to camp!

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/7/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      The Ultimate Tips and Tricks to Budget Travel
      This class will pull from the experiences both from the travel industry and a seasoned traveler. Learn about great websites to check out, what days to fly, to times of year to get a better price.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/7/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Refresh Your Run
      So, you want to be a runner? Whether you are just starting or are getting 'back on track,' this class will help you get in the groove and provide training and technique insights to get you back in shape and/or prepare for your upcoming 5-10K or more.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/9/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Introduction to Outdoor Photography - Composition & Technique Class
      Our REI Outdoor School instructors take you into the field to teach you how to shoot vibrant and stimulating photographs. Photographers of all levels using film or digital cameras are encouraged to attend. Bring your camera and its owner's manual, as well as extra batteries and memory.

      Location: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $60.00
      Non Member: $80.00

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      8/9/2014 9:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      KAB Clean Lady Bird Lake
      Join 2014 REI Grant Winner Keep Austin Beautiful for a Saturday morning clean-up of Lady Bird Lake!

      Location: Various Locations | More Info, Directions

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      8/11/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Road Cycling Basics
      Join REI Road Cycling experts to learn about the bikes, essential gear, safety & responsibility on the road, basic bike maintenance and more.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/12/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Fall Day Hiking Basics
      Planning an escape to cooler temperatures and fall colors on a day-hike? Join the REI team and learn about trip planning, essential items, safety precautions, and local resources and places to go.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/13/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Camp Cooking Basics for Backpackers
      Are you planning an overnight backpacking trip and have questions about how and what to make for your meals? We will cover equipment (stoves, cook sets & fuel), planning and preparation along with some tips and tricks to make your meals the hit of the trip.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/13/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Trail / Road Side Repairs | Cycling
      This hands-on bike maintenance class focuses on what to do when you are on your ride and the unexpected happens. From flat tires to broken spokes and noisy chains to broken cables - our instructors will share tips and tricks to help you triage the situation in the field to keep you riding.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00

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      8/14/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Get Ready to Bike Your Drive - Bicycle Commuting Basics
      Bike commuting means different things to everyone, and before you start, it's important to understand why you ride. This will impact where you ride, how frequently you ride, and what gear you may need.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/16/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
      Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

      Location: Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $65.00
      Non Member: $85.00

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      8/18/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Bike Maintenance Basics
      Routine maintenance on your bike can keep you riding smooth and prolong the life of your bike. Join an introductory class designed to help you take care of your bike.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/19/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Paddling Basics
      Before you head out on the water, be sure to learn the PADDLING BASICS. This class offers you an overview of information on Canoes, Kayaks and Stand-up Paddleboards and equipment.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/20/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Fix A Flat | Cycling
      We have all had it happen, riding along the road or trail and now your tire is flat. In this Hands-On class our bike techs will share tips and tricks for fixing a flat, changing your bike tube and getting back on the go.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $20.00
      Non Member: $40.00

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      8/20/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Backpacking Basics
      REI will take the mystery out of Backpacking with an overview of planning, preparation and gear. Learn how to choose a pack, select proper clothing and footwear.

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/23/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Introduction to Hiking Class | Family
      New to hiking? On this outing you'll learn about the gear and clothing that can make your hikes more comfortable and enjoyable. We'll practice some techniques to help you hike more efficiently and cover skills such as route finding and emergency preparedness.

      Location: Cedar Breaks Park - Lake Georgetown | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00

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      8/24/2014 9:00 - 11:00 AM CDT

      How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
      Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $45.00
      Non Member: $65.00

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      8/25/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Rock Climbing Basics
      Join REI for an introductory class in rock climbing. Participants will leave with an understanding of the different types of climbing, what gear is necessary and the basics on how to get started. Note: this is an informational class - not an "on-the-wall" climbing session.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/26/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Texas! Camping Basics
      Whether you are new to the Texas or are new to camping, this class is sure to inform and inspire! We will cover the basics: Texas essentials, gear and equipment, local activities, great regional resources and areas to camp!

      Location: Round Rock REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/26/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Italy by Car
      In this travel class, you will learn how to plan an itinerary, lodging and meals along with exclusive tips for renting / driving a car in Italy and securing tickets for Serie A Italian soccer matches.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/27/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Lightweight Backpacking Basics
      Do you want to try backpacking but worry about carrying a heavy pack? Join an REI backpacking expert who will provide excellent tips on lightweight backpacking techniques.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/27/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

      Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Drive Train (Chains & Derailleurs) | Cycling
      Your bikes Drive Train is a key component to efficient riding. Join our certified bike techs to learn about what makes up your drive train as well as how to inspect, maintain and adjust front & rear derailleurs to make sure your ride is as smooth as possible.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $40.00
      Non Member: $60.00

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      8/28/2014 6:30 - 8:00 PM CDT

      Brussels: Chocolate, Beer and More!
      This class will cover traditional tourist sights of Brussels, Belgium. It will also give an insiders' crash course where to find the best chocolate, beer and more!

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Free

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      8/30/2014 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

      Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
      Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

      Location: Reimer's Ranch Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

      Member: $60.00
      Non Member: $80.00

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      9/6/2014 - 9/7/2014 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT

      Wilderness First Aid with WMI & REI
      REI is collaborating with the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS to offer a 2-day class that will teach you the wilderness medicine skills needed to recreate with confidence in the backcountry.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

      Member: $225.00
      Non Member: $255.00

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      9/8/2014 - 9/21/2014 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM CDT

      Warren Miller Film Festival Tickets On Sale
      Be the first to get your Warren Miller tickets at the lowest price. Hurry! Starting September 8 REI is the first location to sell Warren Miller tickets. The great deals last until September 21.

      Location: Austin Downtown REI | More Info, Directions

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      9/8/2014 - 9/21/2014 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM CDT

      Warren Miller Film Festival Tickets On Sale
      Be the first to get your Warren Miller tickets at the lowest price. Hurry! Starting September 8 REI is the first location to sell Warren Miller tickets. The great deals last until September 21.

      Location: Austin-Gateway REI | More Info, Directions

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