Donations and Prizes for Toast to ReCOvery

We've gotten an AMAZING array of gear, trips, food and more donated to help Colorado flood victims and support Oskar Blues' Can'd Aid Foundation.

We can't keep up with all of them on Facebook without driving everyone following the event nuts, so we're posting a list here, and will keep it as up to date as possible.


Prestige Adventure Center Grand Opening!


Over a year of hard work, planning, construction and preparation has led us to this... We proudly announce the grant opening of the new Prestige Adventure Center on Tunnel Road in Asheville!

OGB at Summer Outdoor Retailer

Join the OGB at Summer Outdoor Retailer. Contact us today to get involved with OGB and networking in Salt Lake City. Check back soon for more information or visit our EVENTS page for dates and details.

Outdoor Gear Builders in Outdoor Retailer Magazine!

The Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC just got featured in Outdoor Retailer Magazine! Our partnership with the Mountain Sports Festival, which was also the public launch of our association, was written up in the magazine’s June 2013 issue. You can see the full story here:

OGB at Mountain Sports Festival

On May 24th-26th, 2013, the Outdoor Gear Builders had a public launch of their partnership, setting up a “Gear Village” and demonstrating their wares for thousands of festival goers, while cyclocross races, musical events, and other outdoor shenanigans raged on around them.

Who are the Outdoor Gear Builders?

The Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC are a group of innovative manufacturers of outdoor gear, located in and around Western North Carolina. By forming this alliance we are able to benefit each other in a variety of ways including networking, volume pricing, knowledge sharing, increased exposure, and more.

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Western North Carolina's economic development partnership, serving the region from 1994-2015. Instrumental in the founding of the Outdoor Gear Builders.


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