Used Gear Sale

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Tired of all the old outdoor gear that you have laying around the house collecting dust? Then pack it up and haul it down to the Outdoor Source Used Gear Sale taking place Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th at the Kingsdale Store. Sale hours will be normal store hours on Saturday, 10am to 6pm and Sunday, Noon to 5pm.

Used gear to sell will be accepted between Monday, October 9th and Thursday, October 12th from 10am to 7:30pm each day.

For directions to the Kingsdale Store click here.

To download the Used Gear Sale Guidelines & Instructions click here

Backpacking 102

Slogging uphill with a heavy pack is no fun, and neither is feeling exhausted at the end of the day. Burn less energy, hike faster, and feel better at the end of the day by packing lighter. Stop by the shop and pick up some tips from John T. on how to prioritize your purchases, and how to find the balance between weight and luxury that works for you.

An outline will be provided, but feel free to bring a notepad. Whether you are a seasoned backpacker looking to drop some pounds or a beginning backpacker wanting a lighter setup from the start, you are bound to learn something at this class.

Want to Go? Join or RSVP: Click Here

Date | Time: Thursday, September 29th, 6:30pm
Location: Kingsdale Store
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free

Rock Climbing Scioto Audubon Metro Park

There’s no better way to unwind from a long day at the office than enjoying a nice evening climb. Columbus is home to one of the largest free-standing climbing walls in the country so come join us downtown at the Scioto Audubon Metro Park.

This invitation is open to all climbers, experienced and first-timers. The Audubon is a bring-your-own-gear climbing wall so bring your climbing gear if you’re able but The Outdoor Source staff will have some extra equipment for those who do not have their own. Just wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes!

Space is limited, serious interest only please.

Want to Go? Join or RSVP: Click Here

Date | Time: Tuesday, October 18th, 6:30pm
Location: Scioto Audubon Metro Park
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free

Rock Climbing Scioto Audubon Metro Park

There’s no better way to unwind from a long day at the office than enjoying a nice evening climb. Columbus is home to one of the largest free-standing climbing walls in the country so come join us downtown at the Scioto Audubon Metro Park.

This invitation is open to all climbers, experienced and first-timers. The Audubon is a bring-your-own-gear climbing wall so bring your climbing gear if you’re able but The Outdoor Source staff will have some extra equipment for those who do not have their own. Just wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes!

Space is limited, serious interest only please.

Want to Go? Join or RSVP: Click Here

Date | Time: Tuesday, October 4th, 6:30pm
Location: Scioto Audubon Metro Park
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free

Rock Climbing Scioto Audubon Metro Park

There’s no better way to unwind from a long day at the office than enjoying a nice evening climb. Columbus is home to one of the largest free-standing climbing walls in the country so come join us downtown at the Scioto Audubon Metro Park.

This invitation is open to all climbers, experienced and first-timers. The Audubon is a bring-your-own-gear climbing wall so bring your climbing gear if you’re able but The Outdoor Source staff will have some extra equipment for those who do not have their own. Just wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes!

Space is limited, serious interest only please.

Want to Go? Join or RSVP: Click Here

Date | Time: Tuesday, September 20th, 6:45pm – 9:00pm
Location: Scioto Audubon Metro Park
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free

Overnight Backpacking Seminar

Want a hands-on walk through on everything you need to know to start backpacking? Have the gear but not quite ready to make the jump on that first trip? Come to the Overnight Backpacking Seminar and get detailed instruction on how to pack your pack, how to set up a backpacking campsite, and more! This is an event intended for beginners wishing to prepare themselves for overnight backpacking trips.

Want to Go? Join or RSVP: Click Here

Date | Time: Saturday, September 17th, 1:00pm
Location: Delaware State Park
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: $20 non-refundable fee (Saturday dinner included)

Event continues whether rain or shine.

Intro to Backpacking

It’s backpacking season, and that means it’s time to dust off the boots and pull out the maps. Feeling overwhelmed and not sure where to start? This event is perfect for you. Stop by and John T. will set you on the right path. Learn how to plan a trip, optimize gear purchases, bypass some beginner mistakes, and feel confident in planning and executing a memorable outdoor experience. All you have to bring is an open mind, but feel free to bring a notepad. An outline will be provided.

Want to Go? Join or RSVP: Click Here

Date | Time: Tuesday, September 15th, 6:30pm
Location: Kingsdale Store
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free