The Great Outdoors
We stock kayaks, canoes, water skis, tubes & wake boards, bikes, camping gear, fishing gear, swim suits, footwear, clothing and outerwear for every season, skateboards and sports equipment for baseball, softball, racket ball, soccer and basketball.
We also carry Go Pro cameras, skis, snow boards, snow shoes, ice skates for figure skating & hockey and sleds.
Our footwear selection includes footwear for toddlers to adults for every season, including sandals, athletic shoes, snow boots and work boots.
Visit any of our locations for this year's selection of footwear including; sandals, athletic shoes and clogs.
Interested in bikes?
The Great Outdoors stocks BMX bikes built by Haro, mountain bikes and day cruisers built by Giant and other makers of state of the art cycles for kids to adults.
Understanding the 10-Plus Essentials of Camping
The 10 essentials are all about peace of mind. During a routine back country trip you may have no need for several of these items. But if something unexpected occurs, you don’t want to be caught without them- they could even save your life.
Here are the components of a one-stop emergency-preparedness kit every wilderness traveler should carry-even on short trips.
While Your Camping....
Gold Panning Kits Available at The Great Outdoors in Newport, Morrisville and Enosburg Falls, VT. You might be interested in panning for gold. The Great Outdoors stocks a Gold Panning Kit that will bring you back in time and -you might even find some gold....More
Bike and Kayak Rentals
We can launch your Kayak rental at our Newport location directly onto Lake Memphremagog.
Choosing a Bike
Yes! The budget is in and you've go the cash to buy a bike. Choose between BMX, mountain, cruiser and other state of the art cycles available at The Great Outdoors. We have available advice for you to help you choose your bike, with respect to your needs and your budget....More
The BMX by Haro is a one of a kind and uniquely manufactured to allow for dynamic mobility...Watch Total Haro BMX Video
from Louis Garneau
From Louis Garneau "The Hockey Bike" for children is now available at The Great Outdoors. Built with a high tensile strength steel frame, V-brake and coaster brake and Steel 16" rims. For ages 4 - 7.
Introducing the Fat Bike by Reid
With fat 4 inch tires and a lower psi you will find yourself floating through sand, snow, mud and other variable terrain, offering an off-road riding experience like no other.
Go Pro Cameras & Accessories
Hero4 Silver from Go Pro
The Hero4 Silver captures 1080p60 and 720p120 video with lifelike clarity, plus 12MP photos at a staggering 30 frames per second. Built-in video trimming1 lets you create and save short highlight clips for easy sharing.
Waterproof to 131’ (40m), HERO4 Silver combines versatility and high-performance capture with the convenience of a touch display.
Body harness allows you to film while you're adventuring.
Go Pro Dog Harness
Mount your GoPro to your dog to capture the world from his point of view.
This harness features two mounting locations for a variety of perspectives: the chest, for bone-chewing, digging and front-paw action, and the back, for over-the-head shots of running, jumping, fetch and more. Made of washable, water-friendly material, your dog can swim, play and get dirty without a worry.
Accessories also include Handlebar/Seat Post and Pole Mounts.
Choosing a Kayak
Wired 2 Fish Review of the Predator Kayak, Available at The Great Outdoors
Kayaks From The Old Town Canoe Company of Maine
The Heron 9XT - Photo Above
You'll also find a storage compartment built in the XT series.
The Twin Heron Angler Kayak is built for two.
Kayaks manufactured by the Old Town Canoe Company of Maine are available at out three Vermont locations.
A steady, swift craft by the Old Town Canoe Company, the Twin Heron Angler is great for sports fishing and distance kayaking.
Kayak Accessories for Storage and Transport
You might be wondering how you will store your new kayak. It might be fine leaning against a wall in the garage or on the basement floor. However, there is an alternative.
The Great Outdoors carries a twin wall mount kayak storage unit that is specially built to support kayaks.
For loading and unloading your kayak, you may appreciate the Retractable Loading System by Malone, that will help keep kayak and vehicle safe from damage.
From O'Brien Watersports
For total fun and total control on the water this summer, visit The Great Outdoors for premier water sports equipment from O'Brien Watersports....More
Teaching Your Child to Waterski with O'Brien Watersports
Snowshoe technology has greatly improved in the last decade, making today’s models much more manageable and easy to use. Snowshoes are lightweight and durable, strap securely to practically any boots and allow you to hike on deep snow or climb steep slopes. What started thousands of years ago as a mode of transportation has evolved into an increasingly popular form of winter recreation.
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