Not trying to lead the way with fancy designs and cutting edge innovations, the Mountain Hardwear Drifter 2 Tent is a classic design which makes it a popular choice for a 2 person backpacking tent. What sets the Drifter 2 apart from other 2-person dome tents is the quality craftsmanship of Mountain Hardwear, the use of exceptional materials, and an unparalleled price – 23% off and … Read more >>
Nemo is at it again, pushing the limits for innovation in outdoor gear. The brand new Nemo Harmony Sleeping bag has taken the conventional idea of sleeping bags and, quite literally, turned it on it’s side!
It seems as though the new norm for sleeping bags has become the mummy shape – arched over-head hood, wide in the shoulders, then tapering off down to the feet. Nemo wasn’t satisfied with … Read more >>
Two Outdoor Gear Exchange employees recently returned from a kayaking trip at Isle Royale National Park on Lake Superior. Andrea, a floor manager here and Michigan native had a chance to return to her old stomping grounds. Grant, our accessories retail specialist, was embarking on his first trip to Isle Royale.
There are no cars allowed on the island and only a few rustic cabins that … Read more >>
Today marks the end of our Gear Up For Fall Sale and this is your last day to save! All of our Gregory Packs are 20-64% off. The Muir 24 Pack is 50% off and makes for great day hike bag with a 3D foam harness for all day comfort. If you plan on taking backpacking trips, check out the large Z75 Pack at 20% off.
All of our … Read more >>
A couple weeks ago Sam, a floor manager here at Outdoor Gear Exchange, took a short trip to Acadia National Park on Maine’s coastline. While there with his partner, Emily, they climbed, camped, hiked, fished, and biked. Talk about making the most of your vacation!
Sam and Emily got off to a leisurely start with a morning of fishing. They met up with a former Outdoor Gear Exchange employee, Alison, … Read more >>
By far, the best thing about living in Burlington, VT is the accessibility to the outdoors. To our west we have Lake Champlain with Adirondacks as a backdrop, to our east we have the Green Mountains. A couple weekends back, I did an overnight hike in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks with a fellow employee, Dave. We brought along our significant … Read more >>
Autumn is a perfect time of year to get outside and do what you love most. Outdoor Gear Exchange/GearX.com is celebrating the cooler temperatures and fewer bugs by having a Gear Up For Fall Sale! You can save big on climbing gear, camping gear, + much more!