Calendar of Events

May 15, 2022

Level 1 Mountain Bike Skills Clinic

Are you new to mountain biking and looking to hit the trail for the very first time? Or are you an intermediate rider wondering if you're progressing in the right direction? Join us for a 1.5-2 session learning the foundations of mountain bike handling. From optimal body position to proper braking, to lifting your front wheel, you’ll learn how to gain control in any situation to build confidence, safety, and fun on your bike. To participate in the class you will need: 1) A mountain bike in full working order. If you have concerns, bring your bike to the service...  Read more »

When:
May-15 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where:
Catamount Outdoor Family Center
Tickets:
$50

May 2, 2022

Removing the Mystery Series: Standard Tune-up

Let our professional bicycle techs show you how to keep your bike running as well as it can! Spend a few hours in the OGE Service Department with our professional bike mechanics. They will walk you through our Standard Bike Tune you work on your own bike. As you perform a tune the OGE way, you’ll learn the function of the different systems of your bike and how to keep them running well. Including: Front and rear derailleur adjustment Wheel truing Rim and disc brake adjustment Proper cleaning and lubrication Space is limited to six students so register today! You...  Read more »

When:
May-02 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where:
Outdoor Gear Exchange
Address:
37 Church St., Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
Tickets:
$125

May 1, 2022

Removing the Mystery: Flat Fixes x We Belong

Ever get a flat tire in the most inconvenient place? Whether it be roadside or trailside, join our OGExperts as they teach you how to fix a flat in no time! Here at the Outdoor Gear Exchange (OGE) we strongly believe outdoor activities like mountain biking, paddling, and skiing, and their intrinsic joys and benefits should be for everyone to experience. We also know that the outdoor industry and not coincidentally the outdoor community are not accessible, welcoming, or wholly inclusive of many including BIPOC & Women, Trans, Femme, and Nonbinary folks *. OGE is committed to doing our part...  Read more »

When:
May-01 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where:
The Outdoor Gear Exchange
Phone:
8028600190
Address:
37 Church St., Burlington, VT, 05401, United States

Removing the Mystery: Flat Fixes

  Ever get a flat tire in the most inconvenient place? Whether it be roadside or trailside, join our OGExperts as they teach you how to fix a flat in no time! Learn the tools, tricks, and ways of repairing your flat! What you'll need: Your own tire! (but don't worry if you don't have one, we have spares) $10 per person, 6 spots available. Reserve your spot today!...  Read more »

When:
May-01 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where:
The Outdoor Gear Exchange
Phone:
8028600190
Address:
37 Church St., Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
Tickets:
$10

April 21, 2022

Paddling Film Festival

Join us in welcoming in the paddling season with an evening of films short and long! All proceeds go directly to The Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Doors open at 7:30 pm Films begin at 8:00 pm Entry with a suggested $10 donation Reserve your tickets today  Beer provided by Lawson's Finest Liquid Raffle Prizes donated by Lawson's Finest Liquids, Aqua-bound, and much much more!...  Read more »

When:
Apr-21 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where:
The Outdoor Gear Exchange
Address:
37 Church St, Burlington, VT, 05401, United States

April 14, 2022

Backpacking/Thru-hike Pack Shakedown

A chance to explode your own backpacking and thru-hiking gear all over the shop. Advice, pro-tips, are staff is here to help! About this event: This is an evening to bring in all your backpacking or thru-hiking gear, totally spill it out all over the shop! Maybe you need detailed tips and shopping help. Anything from weight distribution, sleep systems, food, or swapping out that older pad for a lighter one. Our staff of thru-hikers and backpacking lovers will be on hand to talk through and help you figure any and all gear. This is an awesome opportunity to set...  Read more »

When:
Apr-14 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where:
Outdoor Gear Exchange
Address:
37 Church Street, Burlingtom, 05401, United States
Tickets:
FREE

April 7, 2022

Spring Ski Film: Blizzard Of AAHH’s

Join us for a screening of the best ski film of all time. Let's send off spring with the our ski community in style! Blizzard of Aahhh's was arguably the most influential film in the starting of the sport, extreme-skiing / big mountain skiing. It has stood the test of time and has always and will be forever what many say is the catalyst for the extreme sports movement. About The Event: Grab your ski friends, take a seat, and spend an evening with the VT ski community. There will be beer from Switchback Brewing, raffles, and extreme times! It...  Read more »

When:
Apr-07 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where:
Outdoor Gear Exchange
Address:
37 Church Street, Burlington, 05401, United States
Tickets:
$5

March 9, 2022

Instagram Live: Thruhiking / Backpacking Masterclass

About this event This Instagram Live masterclass will be covering everything from lightweight gear, food, mail-drops and cook systems, to training and mental work for big objectives. This is aimed at thru-hikers and regular backpackers alike. Grab that laptop or phone, crack a beverage, and get some questions ready! Save Your Spot HERE! Your 3 OGExperts are: Reamer (AT,PCT,CDT) aka Triple Crown Rachel (2,500 miler across many states) Megan (LT, AT, John Muir Trail, 46 Peaks NH)...  Read more »

When:
Mar-09 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tickets:
FREE

February 17, 2022

An Evening With Climbing Legend – Henry Barber

A night with climbing legend Henry Barber. He talks epic ascents in Norway and there will be Asolo ice boots for demo. RESERVE YOUR SPOT HERE! About this event About Henry Barber: International climbing legend "Hot" Henry Barber revolutionized climbing in the 1970s with a daringly minimalist style, often climbing barefoot with fewer and simpler tools than everyone else at the time - occasionally with no tools or ropes at all. Known for his brash, creative climbing methods, he pioneered the first free ascents of many routes throughout the world, many of which still bear his name. He established first...  Read more »

When:
Feb-17 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where:
Outdoor Gear Exchange
Address:
37 Church Street, Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
Tickets:
Free

December 4, 2021

World Ride Movie Night

Join for a movie night of women's mountain bike films! This event supports World Ride, a 501(c)3 non profit that works to empower women globally through mountain biking. World Ride has programs to help get more local women mountain biking in Nepal, Guatemala, Peru, Lesotho, Botswana, and Iran. The films that will be shown at our movie night will be: - Moksha- the story of three women changing cultural norms by mountain biking in Nepal - Blue-a fun film featuring women fat biking in Valdez, AK - Trails Alive- Do you every feel like the trails come alive when your...  Read more »

When:
Dec-04 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where:
UVM Davis Center
Address:
590 Main St, Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
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