If you have not been to the Gearfest event it's worth the time and travel. Last year I found a couple of great items at the gear swap meet. This year it looks like they are expanding so it should be better than ever! Hank
GearFest is one of the largest festivals celebrating outdoor culture in the Midwest.
GearFest is not only a great way to find out about the latest products, it's also a celebration of outdoor culture and recreation. Add camping, live music, competitions, exciting outdoor athlete demos, a youth adventure zone and visitors can have an enjoyable weekend at GearFest for FREE.
o free camping - Friday and Saturday nights
o youth adventure zone
o climbing wall
-flatwater freestyle kayak
- freestyle snowboard,
- speed climbing
- mountain bike time trial
o Mad River float trips
o demos - snowboard, mountain bike, kayak , bike polo and mountain board
o disc golf
o GearFest Eve Welcome Party
o silent auction
o bike parking
o exhibitor village
Visitors of all ages from the hardcore outdoor enthusiast to the budding weekend warrior will have fun exploring GearFest! Surf our site and see all that GearFest has to offer.
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