OGE in the News


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January 25, 2021 // MTBVT

MTBVT Choice Awards: #1 Bike Shop

We have it good. It’s true. Vermont is spoiled with some of the most amazing mountain bike trails, shops, networks, and riders in the country. Read More »


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November 18, 2020 // Vermont Sports

The Vermont Sports 30

Mike Donohue and Marc Sherman had big plans for celebrating Outdoor Gear Exchange’s 25th anniversary this year... Read More »

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November 5, 2020 // Outside Business Journal

This Vermont shop just became the first specialty retailer to hire a full-time diversity manager

Outdoor Gear Exchange, the widely loved independent retailer in Vermont, has hired a full-time diversity professional to manage the company's inclusion practices. Read More »

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Winter 2020 Issue // Outdoor Retailer Magazine

Keeping It Core

Vermont's Outdoor Gear Exchange grows and thrives by getting its staff out in the wild and bringing customers along for the ride. Read More »

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July 23, 2020 // Outside Business Journal

Outdoor Retailer announces 2020 Inspiration Award winners

This year's awards covered six categories: individual, manufacturer, retailer, nonprofit organization, youth, and #weareCommunity. Read More »

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June 18, 2020 // Outside Online

New England's Best Outdoor Gear Shops

In the Northeast, you'll find many of the nation's oldest and most interesting gear shops—and some of its younger and most innovative. Read More »


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November 29, 2019 // Flyin Ryan Foundation

Outdoor Gear Exchange Supports Flyin Ryan

Our good friends at Outdoor Gear Exchange have a program they call the Nickel Bag Program... Read More »

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November 4, 2019 // MTBVT


MTBVT interviews co-owner Mike Donohue to drill down to what makes OGE such a great gear (and bike!) shop. Read More »

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August 20, 2019 // Pivot Cycles

Pivot Shop Stop - Outdoor Gear Exchange

See what you get when you combine a great bike shop, ice cream, and incredible Northeast trails in the latest edition of Pivot's Shop Stop Series. Watch Now »

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July 30, 2019 // Seven Days

2019 Best Outdoor Outfitter: Outdoor Gear Exchange

"Great gear at great prices" is the mission here — because everyone should be able to enjoy the great outdoors. Read More »

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July 1, 2019 // Grand Trunk

Travel Tuesdays: Exploring Burlington, Vermont with Outdoor Gear Exchange

In northwest Vermont, right on Lake Champlain sits the state's most populous city, Burlington. Birthplace of Ben & Jerry's, the city also includes both the University of Vermont and Champlain... Read More »


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September 26, 2018 // Blister

Shop Shoutout - Outdoor Gear Exchange

Outdoor Gear Exchange has been a lynchpin of the outdoor community and culture in Vermont for over 20 years. Read More »

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July 12, 2018 // Outside Business Journal

Some families are camping for the first time in Vermont, thanks to OGE and brands

How the idea of setting up a gear loaning library turned into a program, with big brands jumping on board to donate gear. Read More »

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April 19, 2018 // The Outdoor Biz Podcast

Podcast 095: Marc Sherman - Visionary at the Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington, Vermont

Marc has had one job in the Outdoor Biz with Outdoor Gear Exchange. We talk about how he got started, the unique evolution of the shop, and some of the great features and services they offer. Listen Now »

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January 12, 2018 // Vermont Sports

Outdoor Gear Exchange Is Expanding

At a time when many locally owned outdoor retailers are closing their doors, Outdoor Gear Exchange, Vermont’s local employee-owned community-based outdoor specialty store... Read More »