An Introduction to Hammock Camping

As you rock gently in the cool breeze while watching a glowing sunset, you will soon understand the appeal of hammock camping. People have swapped their tents for hammocks to rest more comfortably while camping and to feel closer to nature.

In warm, humid conditions, the interior of a tent can feel stuffy, while a hammock allows cool, comforting air to flow around you. Plus, a hammock cradles you in … Read more >>

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Published:June 29, 2020 View Post

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Why You Should Go Spring Skiing in Vermont

The West tends to get all the love when it comes to spring skiing, but the Green Mountain State stays plenty white throughout the late winter and early spring. Its spring skiing conditions will satisfy even a Rocky Mountain skier’s expectations, and you’ll earn major cred in the lift line if you can say you’ve skied Vermont in a t-shirt.

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Published:March 9, 2020 View Post

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Meet An OGExpert: Rae Bronenkant

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 >>

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Published:February 26, 2020 View Post

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Meet An OGExpert: Megan Shenton

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 >>

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Published:February 19, 2020 View Post

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Meet an OGExpert: Giancarlo Lopes

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 >>

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Published:February 7, 2020 View Post

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Meet An OGExpert: Jim Dang

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 >>

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Published:February 4, 2020 View Post

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11 Tips for Winter Camping

If you typically put away your camping gear during the winter and leave it stowed until spring, you’re missing out on some great days in the outdoors. During the winter, the bare trees reveal mountain views you just can’t get in the warmer months, and the cold conditions drive off the masses, providing a greater sense of solitude. Plus, the dry, cool air creates ideal conditions for stunning sunsets.

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Published:January 8, 2020 View Post

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The OGE Holiday Gift Guide: OGExpert Staff Picks

OGExpert Holiday Gift Guide Staff Picks

Our OGExperts are some of the most gear-hungry humans to adventure this earth: The head of our camping department is fixing to snag his triple-crown next year, the head of our ski department brings over a decade of industry experience to slinging our skis, and the head of our climbing department has climbed all over the country—and with that being said, you could stick any of our staff anywhere in … Read more >>

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Published:December 10, 2019 View Post

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6 Winter Running Tips from Ultra-Runner Aliza Lapierre

As the temperatures begin to plummet here in the Northeast so too does the desire to head out for a run. It’s cold. It’s dark. Your bed is warm. Thoughts of hopping on the treadmill float through your mind, "The treadmill will be fine today" you think.  Or perhaps you even go so far as, “Maybe I’ll just take the winter off.” However rational these thoughts may seem in the … Read more >>

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Published:November 27, 2019 View Post

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Meet An OGExpert: Chris Reamer

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 the tire at the bike trail head. It’s us. We’ve done it all, and used pretty much every kind of gear along the way. We live, breathe, and … Read more >>

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Published:November 19, 2019 View Post

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