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Upcoming Events

February 29, 2020

Tour de Moon at Sugarbush

Join us for a moonlit skin or snowshoe up Mt. Ellen to the Glen House for dinner and beverages, followed by an exciting ski or ride back to the base. Whether you’re a seasoned skinner or new to the sport, this night adventure is not one to miss!  All who partake must carry their own gear. Details Meet at 4:00 PM, Mount Ellen base lodge. Weather and Conditions Permitting. Food and Drink at Individuals Cost.   Alpine Touring (AT) equipment available to demo from Outdoor Gear Exchange! First come first serve, available while equipment lasts. Please meet at the Outdoor...  Read more »

When:
Feb-29 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where:
Mount Ellen
Address:
626 Mt Ellen Rd, Waitsfield, VT, 05673, United States
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March 1, 2020

Splitboard Tour

  Splitboard Tour: Bolton Valley to Cottonbrook Basin Intermediate – Sunday, March 1, 2020 (backup Sunday, March 8) This tour is targeted at the intermediate splitboarder interested in exploring a little further into the Bolton backcountry. A casual skin tour up Bryant and out the Catamount Trail will take us up close to the Catamount high point for several laps well into the Cottonbrook basin. This will serve as a great opportunity to see some new terrain, meet fellow splitboarders and learn some tips and tricks along the way! Rental equipment is available at OGE in downtown Burlington. Limited to...  Read more »

When:
Mar-01 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where:
Bolton Valley
Address:
4302 Bolton Valley Access Road, Richmond, VT, 05477, United States
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March 5, 2020

Women’s Adventure Film Tour

  The WOMEN’S ADVENTURE FILM TOUR, presented by HydroFlask and CLIF Bar, is back in North America for its 2nd season! This short film festival is a celebration of the inspiring women around us who are doing extraordinary things in the name of adventure. This year’s lineup features an all-star cast of global athletes, business women, mothers and storytellers, including cliff diver Rhiannan Iffland, climber/yoga instructor Kira Brazinski, long distance hiker Jennifer Pharr-Davis, and many more including women in snow sports, mountaineering and mountain biking. The WOMEN’S ADVENTURE FILM TOUR will be an official part of International Women’s Day in...  Read more »

When:
Mar-05 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where:
Outdoor Gear Exchange
Address:
37 Church Street, Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
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March 6, 2020

Pretty Strong: A Climbing Film About and By Women, For Everyone

From 5.13 big walls in Yosemite to 5.14 sport climbs in Mexico to V14 boulder problems in Colorado, Pretty Strong follows eight of the world’s strongest female climbers as they explore new climbing areas, send hard projects, and push the boundaries of the sport and themselves. Putting accomplished women front and center, this film is about some of the best climbers in the world—some you know, some you don’t—doing what they do best: crushing hard rock climbs. Your palms will sweat from the dizzying heights, your imagination will expand with the breathtaking landscapes, and your motivation will soar from the...  Read more »

When:
Mar-06 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where:
Petra Cliffs Climbing Center
Address:
105 Briggs St, Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
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March 7, 2020

World Telemark Day

Join us for World Telemark Day at Bolton Valley! We will have free demos for those who want to try dropping some knees!   Free Telemark Demos | 9am – 1pm Test out the latest gear from Outdoor Gear Exchange: – Boots, bindings and skis – NTN, 75mm and kids 75mm – Voile, 22 Designs, DPS, Salomon, Liberty Free Telemark Clinic | 10:30am Take a few laps with PSIA Certified Telemark Instructors and dial in your technique Group Photo | 12pm Noon #WorldTelemarkDay2020 #SpreadTelemark  ...  Read more »

When:
Mar-07 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where:
Bolton Valley
Address:
4302 Bolton Valley Access Rd, Richmond, VT, 05477, United States
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March 10, 2020

Efficiently Preparing for a Thru-Hike

Planning on thru-hiking the Long Trail, Appalachian Trail, or others? Then join us for this FREE clinic on how to best pack for the trail! Our thru-hiking expert staff will have stations set up in our camping department for you to bring your pack. We’ll analyze each piece of gear you want to bring on your hike and offer tips on how you can save weight, efficiently use pack space, and more! If you’d like your pack analyzed, please call the shop at 888-547-4327 to reserve a spot. If you want to come and observe the clinic without a pack...  Read more »

When:
Mar-10 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where:
Outdoor Gear Exchange
Address:
37 Church St, Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
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March 15, 2020

Women Who Bird: Bird Friendly Maple

**We will meet at Audubon's Sugarhouse Parking Area, just past 214 Main Road in Huntington. Map with exact location: http://bit.ly/1kVbEFV Driving directions: https://sugarhouse_parking Do you like to bird? Are you bird-curious? Do you love bird song? Wonderful! Join our Women Who Bird group in Vermont! This is a new birding group for women and women-aligned folks.Whether you’re a first time or an experienced birder, our purpose is to create a safe place for those who identify as women to come together and share in our mutual love for nature and birds. This is an LGBTQ+ affirming group. Our third Women...  Read more »

When:
Mar-15 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where:
Audubon Vermont
Address:
255 Sherman Hollow Rd, Huntington, VT, 05462, United States
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March 21, 2020

Tour de Moon at Sugarbush

Join us for a moonlit skin or snowshoe up Mt. Ellen to the Glen House for dinner and beverages, followed by an exciting ski or ride back to the base. Whether you’re a seasoned skinner or new to the sport, this night adventure is not one to miss!  All who partake must carry their own gear. Details Meet at 4:00 PM, Mount Ellen base lodge. Weather and Conditions Permitting. Food and Drink at Individuals Cost.   Alpine Touring (AT) equipment available to demo from Outdoor Gear Exchange! First come first serve, available while equipment lasts. Please meet at the Outdoor...  Read more »

When:
Mar-21 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where:
Mount Ellen
Address:
626 Mt Ellen Rd, Waitsfield, VT, 05673, United States
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March 28, 2020

Women’s Ski/Splitboard Tour

  Come play in the backcountry with us! Join Outdoor Gear Exchange and the Catamount Trail Association for a FREE fun women's-only tour in Nebraska Valley! Sporting a fun, inclusive, no-pressure atmosphere, we will head up toward Lake Champlain Trout Club and ski some laps through open birch and beech forest.   Need an AT or splitboard setup? Head to OGE to rent skis/splitboards, boots, skins, and poles, and find any other ski gear you need.   Limited to SIX people. To sign up, please email [email protected] Directions to parking area: https://bit.ly/2SXA6j1...  Read more »

When:
Mar-28 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where:
Nebraska Notch Trail Head
Address:
Nebraska Valley Road, Stowe, VT, 05672, United States

April 5, 2020

Women Who Bird

Do you like to bird? Are you bird-curious? Do you love bird song? Wonderful! Join our Women Who Bird group in Vermont! This is a new birding group for all women and women-aligned folks. Our fourth gathering will be at the Arms Park Trails in Burlington Vermont. April is a wonderful time of year, birds are beginning to come back and start nesting. We will begin with learning some beginner bird calls, focusing on the birds that are back and will be arriving soon. We will then journey through the park and try and identify as many bird calls as...  Read more »

When:
Apr-05 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where:
Arms Park
Address:
30 Institute Rd, Burlington, VT, 05408, United States
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