Brand Spotlight: Grivel

Grivel Climbing and Mountaineering Products

 

A core climbing brand for nearly 200 years

Many of the major brands who produce climbing gear boast rich histories and are rooted deeply in the mountains. Among these core brands however, none have produced performance climbing and mountaineering equipment longer than Grivel. The Grivel family originally produced agricultural tools and machinery at the foot of Mont Blanc in Courmayeur, Italy. However an … Read more >>

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Gear Guide: Petzl Harnesses

High Performance Climbing Harnesses from Petzl

With so many different harnesses on the market, it can be a challenge to choose the right one.  All rock climbing harnesses from major brands are certified to be safe and hold up to the immense forces generated during a fall, therefore how comfortable a harness is, how light a harness is, and the various additional features —like adjustable leg loops, ice clipper slots … Read more >>

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Published:January 13, 2015 View Post

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Winter Kick-Off Sale – Three Days Left!

There are still a few days left to save big on this years coolest winter gear! Our Winter Kick-Off Sale continues at Outdoor Gear Exchange and online at GearX.com through this Sunday! 

We recently received this seasons latest skis & boots from Black Diamond and immediately put them on sale – you won’t find better prices on this stuff. Save 25% off this years skis and as much as 69% Read more >>

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Published:October 11, 2012 View Post

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Tent Sale at OGE!

The tent is set up on Church Street and it is loaded with deals! This tent sale is part of our Winter Kick-Off Sale running from October 1st-14th. You aren’t going to find better deals on skis, climbing gear, canoes & kayaks, + so much more. 

Save up to 71% Off A.T. Boots, up to 67% Off Telemark Boots, and up to 80% Off Nordic BootsA.T. Read more >>

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Published:October 4, 2012 View Post

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Winter Kick-Off Sale!

Snow!

This morning it was snowing at the top of Mount Washington… it might not have been much, but there was snow nonetheless. In light of the snow this morning, we are having a Winter Kick-Off Sale! Here at GearX.com we are getting so excited about the dropping temperatures, overnight frosts, and choice snowflakes that we just can’t contain ourselves any longer. 

Looking for a new pair of skis this … Read more >>

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Published:October 1, 2012 View Post

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Trip Report: Roger’s Rock

Two of our charismatic OGE employees recently had the chance to do a local climb they had long been waiting to do. Matt and Spencer, a sales associate and a warehouse monkey, respectively, headed down to Lake George over in NY state for a day of paddling and climbing at Roger’s Rock.

This climb is super cool because you need to paddle out around an island to the slab rising … Read more >>

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Published:September 28, 2012 View Post

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Dragon Cams Are In


Remember way back in March when DMM came out with their new spring loaded camming devices?  Yeah you do, you were thinking about how the ice was getting thin but the rock was still too wet.  We on the same page now?  Good.  Get pumped for trad because Dragon cams have finally hit the shelves at the Outdoor Gear Exchange and GearX.com.


These hot forged cams are lighter than their … Read more >>

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Published:June 17, 2010 View Post

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Marshfield Slabs


Snowy Approach



Early season rock climbing has begun in many parts of the northeast! This past Monday some friends and I got out to Marshfield for some sweet slab climbing. Despite the snow on the ground and hand warmers in the chalk bag, the sun was out and the rock was warm! We found out pretty quick that cold and wet climbing shoes stick pretty well to slabs, although it … Read more >>

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Published:March 11, 2010 View Post

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Mixed Circus

Ivan Transitioning on to the hanger

So a whole crew of us OGE’s took a Friday and cruised up to our local mixed climbing test ground Snake Mountain. The energy was high with every one psyched to get on some of the 8 equipped routes on the north face. Our crew consisted of Ivan Tighe (web-fulfillment), Ande Kahora (former employee and local guide), Drew (part time floor employee, and full time grad student at UVM), myself … Read more >>

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Published:February 18, 2010 View Post

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