About Outdoor Gear Exchange

We are Outdoor Gear Exchange (OGE), located on Church Street in beautiful Burlington, Vermont. Our mission is to sell great gear at great prices. We believe everyone should be able to get out and have fun!

Smart buying and over 20 years in the outdoor industry allows us to offer the best deals possible on a fabulous selection of gear for camping, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering, telemark skiing, alpine touring (AT skiing), nordic skiing, biking, kayaking, canoeing, adventure travel and yoga. We also have a fantastic selection of footwear and apparel from casual to technical. If you find yourself in town make sure to stop by for a visit.

Our Mission Statement

To Our Customers

At The Outdoor Gear Exchange we are passionate about the outdoors. We are committed to selling quality closeout, new, and used gear to make the outdoors accessible and affordable for all levels of ability, from the occasional backpacker to the most accomplished mountaineer. We have fun outdoors and want people to enjoy themselves in our store. We love the gear we sell and want to help people get the most out of the outdoors by sharing our knowledge and experience in a relaxed, friendly environment.

To Our Staff

At the Outdoor Gear Exchange the workplace is fun, challenging, and rewarding. Our staff, a most crucial ingredient in our overall success, is empowered to question, change, and improve our business. We offer an atmosphere where staff grow and learn while building a career in the outdoor industry. We encourage long-term employment with The Outdoor Gear Exchange through a flexible, transparent, inclusive, and sustainable work environment, and an overall high quality of life while building a vibrant and profitable business.

To Our Planet

At the Outdoor Gear Exchange we strongly believe in responsible environmental stewardship. We strive to run our business in a way that promotes our staff, local community, and the outdoor industry as a whole to become more effective at preserving our wilderness for generations to come. We are committed to selling environmentally sound products, quality used gear, as well as products for maintaining the gear we already own.