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]




Meet the ORO Team 






Design & Marketing

Paddling, XC Skiing, and Hiking 

Outdoor Gear Sales Associate/Rack Installs

Biking, Running, Hiking and XC Skiing

Outdoor Gear Sales Associate

Mountain Biking, Alpine Skiing

Outdoor Gear Sales Associate/Rack Installs

Climbing, Hiking, Skiing and Paddling





Outdoor Gear Sales Associate

Mountain Biking, Running and Kayaking

Ecomm Manager

BC skiing, Camping, Cycling and Paddling

Outdoor Gear Sales Associate

Mountain Biking, Hiking and Camping





Service Manager 
Mountain Biking, Gravel Riding, and Pulling a Kids Trailer

Outdoor Gear Sales Associate

Ultra Running, Hiking, Watersports and Nachos
 Outdoor Gear Sales Associate
Backcountry Skiing and Mountain Biking

Sales Floor Manager

Cycling, Snowshoeing and Paddleboarding





Ski Technician/Bicycle Mechanic

Backcountry Skiing, Bicycle Touring and Backpacking

Outdoor Gear Sales Associate

Snowboarding and Hiking

Outdoor Gear Sales Associate

Running and Hiking

Softgoods Buyer

Backpacking, Snowboarding, and Swimming 








Hardgoods Buyer

Mountain Biking, Hiking and Backcountry Skiing




Join Our Team


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].


Staff Ride