WNC Outdoor Gift Guide

Check off Your Holiday Gift List with Outdoor Products and Experiences Made in Western North Carolina.


Brand & Storewide Deals

Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC Members

Outdoor Gift Guide

With the greatest concentration of outdoor-focused companies East of the Rockies, Western North Carolina is the Outdoor Industry Capital of the East. That’s why we designed this outdoor holiday gift guide, to spotlight our local outdoor businesses, gear makers, guides, products and experiences that have been built here, tested here and lived here. Gift the outdoor lovers in your life the high quality gear they need, or make memories together with a fun outdoor adventure here in these mountains.

About Outdoor Business Alliance of WNC

Founded in 2013 by a small group of gear manufacturers, the Outdoor Business Alliance now includes more than 100 member companies and organizations representing the entire outdoor industry in Western North Carolina, including: Gear Builders, Experience Providers, Skills Instructors, Outfitters, Retail Shops, Supporting Businesses, and Nonprofits. Its mission is to foster a prosperous outdoor business​ community by cultivating, connecting, and supporting WNC’s outdoor industry. outdoorbusinessalliance.org @outdoor_business_alliance
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The MADE X MTNS Partnership celebrates, supports, and builds a stronger sense of pride around our region, our people, and the extraordinary outdoor recreation industry and culture that these mountains have made. For more information, visit madexmtns.com or @madexmtns.

2024 Save the Dates

Important 2024 dates to mark in your calendars:

May 4th, 2024: Get in Gear Fest

June 11-13, 2024: AdventureELEVATE North America 2024

October 21-24, 2024: The 6th Annual Outdoor Economy Conference returns to Cherokee, NC

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