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

Cooking for the Outdoors 6:30pm

Tired of freeze dried food on the trail? Learn how to eat well in the outdoors using simple multi-use recipes. Stoves, cookware, spices, bear bags, and cold weather considerations will all be discussed. The class is $5 per person.

A sample meal will be cooked, and may include the following: Dairy, Peanut Butter, Wheat Products, Peppers.

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Date | Time: Thursday, February 23rd, 6:30pm
Location: Kingsdale Store
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: $5 per person

Basic Knot Tying 6:30pm

Join us for some introductory knots for varied applications, including hanging bear bags, mooring a kayak, or setting up a clothes line. We will not be covering climbing knots. We will have small sections of cordage to practice with in the shop, and a list of the knots will be provided. All you have to bring is an open mind and a bit of patience!

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

Intro to Backpacking 1:00pm

2017 has many adventures to offer, so it’s time to pull out the boots and dust off those 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.

Due to potentially high volume attendance, outlines will be available electronically upon request in an effort to save paper. If you would like an outline emailed to you, please send John T. a message requesting a copy with your email address.

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Date | Time: Sunday, February 12th, 1:00pm
Location: Highbanks Metro Parks
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free

Intro to Backpacking 6:30pm

2017 has many adventures to offer, so it’s time to pull out the boots and dust off those 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.

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Date | Time: Wednesday, February 8th, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: Kingsdale Store
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free

Cold Weather Backpacking and Camping 6:30pm

No mosquitoes, idyllic scenery, and serene solitude; these are just a few of the benefits of being outdoors in Winter! Learn how to best utilize the season with instructor John T. as he explains layering, cooking, and other Winter concerns. Preparation and wisdom can mean the difference between disaster and a favorite memory, so don’t miss out on this class!

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Date | Time: Thursday, November 17th, 6:30pm
Location: Kingsdale Store
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free

How to Prepare for Winter Hiking 1pm

Join the ODS staff at Highbanks Metro Park Nature Center to learn how to properly dress and prepare for winter hikes. Learn about baselayers, midlayers, shells, and other gear to get ready for the Metro Parks Winter Hike series and other winter excursions. Learn how to plan for and alter your approach to cold weather backpacking.

There will be an optional short hike following the class.

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Date | Time: Saturday, November 12th, 1:00pm
Location: Highbanks Metro Park
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free

Intro to Backpacking 6:30pm

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.

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Date | Time: Wednesday, November 9th, 6:30pm
Location: Kingsdale Store
Phone: 614-457-3620
Cost: Free