This is our annual opportunity to celebrate the changing of the seasons, the opening of the rivers and have one heck of a party! The Wilderness Voyageurs Retail store will be jamming with a huge sidewalk sale with great savings on outdoor gear.
Additionally we’ll have the best free Demo Days in years featuring:
Bike Demo Day April 7, 10am Free bike demo’s- Time for a new bike? We will have the following bikes available for demo Cannondale Beast of the East 29’r, Cannondale Synapse road bike, Kona Rove- cross bike
Bike Mechanics Basics TBD 2018 Learn the basics to keep you riding in this 2-hour workshop presented by head mechanic, Matt Thomas. Bring your bike. Please call us to reserve your spot in this clinic, 1-800-272-4141.
Cuba Bike Touring Presentation TBD Kasia Martin, our Director of Bike Tours is leading a bike tour of Cuba in March. Check out her images and stories, you will be ready to bop on down south for a time machine vacation
Biking Across America Presentation TBD Montana & Colleen Miller spent the winter bikepacking their way across America. Enjoy an evening of amazing pictures & tips from the couple.
Bike Mechanics 201 TBD 2018 A deep dive into brakes and shifting, learn how to keep on rolling. Bring your bike. Please call us to reserve your spot in this clinic, 1-800-272-4141.
Drysuit Demo April 7 & 8 You read that correctly, a rare opportunity to try a drysuit prior to purchase, and yes it is free. We have partnered with Immersion Research, and will have an assortment of sizes available to demo. The demo will be for a 2 hour period. So plan on a loop run to try on the latest in tech and fashion.
Kayak Demo Day April 7 & 8 You have seen them on line, now get your butt in one of the hottest designs of the year for free! Demo’s will be limited to 2 hours. Available to demo will be:
Soft Goods Repair Techniques TBD 2018, The experts from Immersion Research will be here to teach you some techniques to keep your technical outerwear and river gear in tip top shape and repair it after it takes a beating! Join us in the Wilderness Voyageurs pavilion.
Plastic Kayak Repair Techniques TBD 2018, Learn how to repair those old boats hiding out under the deck or behind the garage. We will share tips and tricks so that you can pare down your boat quiver at Cheat Fest.
Paddle with the Jackson Pro TBD 2018 – Meet up with Jackson’s finest for a West Virginia experience! We will be running the Cheat or a local creek. Get some advice and demos from the pros on how to up your style and game! Stay posted to the Facebook event to see the final word on the location!
Injury Prevention for Paddlers TBD 2018 7pm meet at the Ohiopyle WV Pavilion. Local sports physical therapist, Justin Descovich, will provide tips and tricks to keep your butt in your boat and off his table..
Paddle with the Pyranha Demshitz Pro Jared Seiler TBD 2018- meet at the Upper Yough WV Store. Paddle with Eastern PA’s Demshitz Pro for some tips and tricks to step up your kayaking game! Looking to have both an Upper Yough Run for those looking for creeking and Class V tips and a Loop Run all levels (Must have prior experience on the Lower Yough or loop).
Yoga Trunk Show May 17th, 5-9pm
Stop in to check our our new Spring yoga styles! We will be offering a selection of hot teas and giveaways. Plus discounts for participating in the event. Hope to see all of your yogi smiling faces!
Gear Swap and E-Cycling Event April 21st, is your chance to sell your used gear and pick up great deals on someone else’s gear. Also, we take recycling seriously, here’s your chance to let us help you finally recycle that old technology equipment that’s hanging around your house, and make sure it doesn’t get to a landfill. Learn more about Gear Swap and see what gear is being sold.
Women’s Learn to Fly Fish Weekend June 9-10, July 7-8 This ladies-only, 2-day workshop will start at the very beginning, so no prior experience is necessary. This class will teach you proper casting techniques, knot tying, bug identification and on-water strategy. The weekend includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 days of group instruction. All equipment is provided. This class is offered for $195+tax. Click here to find out more.
Intro to Fly Fishing Weekend June 2-3, July 14-15 Looking for a great way to learn the ins and outs of fly fishing? Our weekend-long class will give you the techniques and knowledge you need. We will examine the theory and practice of fly casting and provide individual casting instruction at each student’s pace. In addition, we will review equipment and knot tying, trout habitat, insect hatches and fly selection. The weekend includes 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 days of group instruction. All equipment is provided. This class is offered for $195+tax. Click here to find out more.
Kayak Fishing Clinic TBD Demo fishing kayaks and learn techniques for improving your kayak fishing from the pro staff of Jackson Kayaks.