Outdoor Gear Builders announce 4th Annual Get In Gear Fest in Asheville, NC

The Western Carolina gear alliance is ready for Spring

Asheville, NC - February 19, 2018  

Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC

Running, biking, paddling and climbing , the Outdoor Gear Builders are kicking off the start of Spring with the 4th Annual Get In Gear Fest. Held at the Salvage Station in Asheville, NC on March 24th, the festival will feature over 25 regional outdoor brands, tasty food, local brews, and a whole lot of gear to test.

A family-friendly and completely free event, Get In Gear Fest has something for everyone - from the adrenaline junkies to the glamping specialists. It will also boast a climbing wall courtesy of Camp Cedar Cliff, a giant puzzle, music, and a silent auction featuring prize packages from local favorites like ENO, Recover Brands, Farm-to-Feet and more. Plus, the first 150 attendees will claim a goodie bag filled with coupon codes valid for the event.

“We are just so stoked to throw this event for the fourth consecutive year,” said Amy Allison, Chair of the OGB. “The Salvage Station is such a fun location being on the river, and it’s a great way to kick off the first week of Spring.”

The festival runs from 12 noon to 5 pm with opportunities to demo, explore, and buy outdoor gear. 1% for the Planet will also be in attendance with an interactive display featuring ways consumers can help give back to their world.

The full list of brand’s participating are: Eagles Nest Outfitters, Blue Ridge Chair Works, Swaygo, Watershed Drybags, Fifth Element Camping, Outrider USA, Bellyak, Rockgeist, Diamond Brand Gear, Tsuga, Recover, Farm To Feet, Lucky Sheep, Native Watercraft, Liquidlogic, Sylvansport, Terraforma, boatgirl, OGRE, LightHeart Gear, Astral and Alpine Towers.


The Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC are Western North Carolina-based companies collaborating to share talents, encourage new ideas and inspire each other. Our member brands are dedicated to creating exceptional outdoor gear with a focus on responsible manufacturing, cutting edge innovation and economic growth in our region. Our motto is: “Extraordinary Gear Made Here.” Learn more at outdoorgearbuilders.com or join the conversation at facebook.com/OutdoorGearBuildersOfWnc/

Media Contact:

Natalie DeRatt / Carmen & Grace Communications / natalie@carmenandgrace.com / 8282801910


Natalie DeRatt