About Us

Onion River Outdoors is a locally owned, community-minded outdoor gear and apparel shop in Montpelier, Vermont.



We are Central Vermont’s outdoor recreation experts, an eclectic and fun group of active, outdoor-loving folks seeking healthier, happier, and more eco-friendly ways to live our lives by using the gear we sell as often as we can. We work hard and have fun. We recognize that our shop’s success is tied to the well-being of our Green Mountain landscape and our Central Vermont community. We open doors to the outdoors by supporting community members in their outdoor pursuits. We believe that when consumers support local business and local business supports the community, we all win.

Located on historic Langdon street in downtown Montpelier - we carry bikes, skis, gear, clothing, and friendly, expert advice for all your hiking, biking, skiing, running, camping, and outdoor adventures!


Hours: Monday-Friday 10am - 5:30pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm. 

20 Landgon St
Montpelier, VT 05602 

Phone: 802-225-6736 

Email: [email protected]




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Job Openings:

Outdoor Gear Sales Associate



Do you love the outdoors? We are seeking enthusiastic outdoors people for full-time and part-time sales floor positions. Sales associates will help outfit customers with the gear they need for the adventures and activities they enjoy. This includes fitting bikes, skis, snowshoes, footwear, technical apparel and camping gear. Ongoing training is provided to build knowledge. Passion for outdoor pursuits, great communication skills, positive outlook, and personal experience with outdoor gear required. Bonus points for applicants who have retail background or experience leading outdoor activities.

Some weekend and holiday hours are a given, but so is a fun workplace in an active community, plus staff outings and awesome events. Paid vacation, competitive wages, retirement plan and other benefits available. Send resume and cover email to [email protected].


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