What’s an OGExpert? They’re the folks that huff and puff alongside you in the skin track, give you a yell from the lift, move that pad for you at the climbing gym, share their granola at the summit, or help you change a flat tire at the bike trail head. They’re us. We’ve done it all, and used pretty much every kind of gear along the way. We live, breathe, … Read more >>
We’re excited and humbled to announce that OGE has been named a winner of the 2020 Outdoor Retailer Inspiration Awards!
Awarded to “individuals, organizations, and companies who inspire and encourage others to enjoy, participate in and support outdoor recreation” the recipients of 10th annual Inspiration Awards were determined by a panel of 13 judges and presented during an online ceremony on July 22nd.
We truly appreciate the outdoor industry’s acknowledgement … Read more >>
Due to Vermont’s Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order, OGE has been given no choice but to shut down our operations for at least three weeks—this includes all retail, online, and service operations. We are committed to supporting Vermont and the nation in our effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, and we will reopen only when it is allowable and safe for our staff.
It saddens us to not … Read more >>
We’re excited to announce the latest recipients of the OGE Charitable Grant Fund! This grant cycle’s field of applicants was our most crowded yet, with over 20 local organizations submitting grant applications to help see their conservation or outdoor education-related projects through to fruition.
Thank you to all who applied, and, most importantly, a huge thank you to all of the OGE consignment customers whose generous donations make the grant … Read more >>
Spring has finally sprung, and as we shake off the cold one last time, our thoughts turn to camping, climbing, hiking and biking. And, of course, new gear, because what could be a better way to celebrate the changing of seasons than checking out the hottest new gear for spring 2018?Osprey’s Lumina & Levity Ultralight Packs
Stay with me here, folks.
I know that snowshoeing is sometimes treated like the red-headed stepchild of winter activities. I’m a red-headed stepchild myself, so I don’t throw the term around lightly.
Snowshoeing is slow, deliberate, and often done as a means to an end: a way to traverse terrain so you can do something more conventionally adrenaline-fueled, like snowboarding.
But it’s not fair to write off snowshoeing as something … Read more >>
We’re deep into January at this point, and the east coast is clawing their way out of one of the most brutal arctic breakouts in years following Winter Storm Grayson’s Cyclone Bomb.
Naturally, our thoughts turn to drinking.
Whether you’re out snowshoeing, skinning in the backcountry, or just huddled inside with a good book, these drinks are guaranteed to take the edge off what has been a bitingly chilly season. … Read more >>
It’s the one piece of gear that you absolutely must have no matter the length of your trip, the weather forecast, or weight of your pack. When a sudden summer squall hits, having a rain jacket can make or break your time in the wilderness.
But a lot of them are pretty dang expensive.
Read on for our top picks for rain jackets that are not only functional, but aren’t … Read more >>