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The low-down on 2012 ski swaps in Vermont


Updated 12/4/12

We’re heading into fall so it’s time to get into the basement and garage and assess your ski and snowboard gear. Welcome to the 2012 ski swap season!

We update this list of nonprofit and benefit ski swaps in Vermont. If you know of others that are planned for fall 2012, please fill us in so we can all benefit from your knowledge.

Please visit the ski swap website and/or contact the organizers to confirm details before you jump in the car and head for a swap!

As more event dates and swap details are made available, we will update this post. Stay tuned!

September 28 - October 30

Pico Ski Club Gear Swap
Pico Ski Resort
Sale is Friday, 5 -9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. - noon.
Consignment drop-off is September 22, 23, 27 & 28. Visit website for times and locations.

September 29

South Burlington Booster Ski Swap, So. Burlington High School
Sale is on Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Consignment drop-off is Friday, 4 - 7:30 p.m. at the high school.

October 5 - 7

Killington Ski & Snowboard Club Ski Swap
Snowshed Base Lodge, Killington
Sale is Friday, 5 - 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Consignment drop-off at Snowshed Ski Shop is September 29 through October 4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m; October 5, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; and October 6, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

October 6 - 7

Colchester Ski /Skate Swap, Colchester High School
Sale is Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Drop-off equipment on Friday, 5-8 p.m. at the high school.

October 13 - 14

Smugglers’ Notch Ski Club Ski & Snowboard Swap
Champlain Valley Exposition Center, Essex Junction
Sale is Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Drop off gear to sell on Friday between 4 - 8 p.m.

October 20

Montpelier Recreation Department Ski / Skate Sale
Sale is Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., in Montpelier High School Gym.
Bring items to sell on October 18, 4 - 7 p.m., and October 19, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

October 20

Middlebury High School Ski Team Ski Sale
Sale is Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Middlebury High School, Middlebury, Vt.
New, used and demo nordic and alpine equipment. No consignment drop-offs for the public. Proceeds benefit the ski program at Middlebury High School.

October 20 - 21

Middlebury Snow Bowl Ski Patrol Ski Swap
Sale is Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the McCullough Crest Room on the Middlebury College campus.
Drop off your gear to sell on Friday from 3 - 7 p.m. at the McCullough Crest Room.

October 27

Dartmouth Ski Team Ski Swap
Collis Hall, Dartmouth College
Swap is Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Drop-off gear to sell on Friday from 4 - 7 p.m.

November 3 - 4

Cochran’s Ski & Ride Sale
Camel's Hump School, Richmond, Vermont
Sale is Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Consignment drop-off is Friday, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

November 10 - 11

Waitsfield PTA Ski & Skate Sale
Waitsfield Elementary School, Waitsfield, Vermont
Sale is Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Consignment pre-registration is Monday - Friday and drop-off is Friday 4 - 7 p.m.

November 16 - 18

Okemo Mtn. School Ski and Snowboard Swap
Main Base Lodge, Okemo Mountain Resort
Sale is Friday, 4 - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bring items to sell on November 10, 11 & 14.

November 16 - 18

VTXC Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Swap
Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center, Stowe, Vt.
Sale is Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Equipment drop-off is Friday from 3 - 7 p.m.

November 17 - 18

Cambridge Area Rotary Ski and Ride Swap
Cambridge Elementary School
Sale is Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Drop off your sale items on Friday, 6 - 8 p.m.

November 23 - 24

Stratton Mountain School Ski Sale, Stratton Mountain, Vermont
Sale hours are Friday, 3 - 7 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Consignment sale equipment drop-off is Friday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

December 1

Bellows Falls Middle School Ski Swap
Sale is Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Call for consignment drop-off info.

December 8

Ski and Board Swap at Northeast Slopes
East Corinth, Vermont
Sale starts at 9 a.m.

December 8

Ski Sale to benefit Far Post Soccer Club
Champlain Valley Fairgrounds, Essex Junction
Sale (not a swap) runs Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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