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April 2017

How to Pack a Backpack | Osprey Packs

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Salem Summit, 240 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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A lot of planning goes into a backpacking trip, and something that can totally ruin your trip is a poorly organized pack. To avoid heart (and back) break, Salem Summit Company is hosting an evening with Osprey Packs and Summit Sales NW to show you how to pack properly for your upcoming adventures. Topics to be covered: -How to pack a backpack efficiently -Picking and sizing the proper bag for your trip -Pack maintenance All participants will go home with a free Osprey…

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May 2017

Preparing for a Long Distance Hike

May 24 @ 6:10 pm - 7:00 pm
Salem Summit, 240 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Another exciting installment in our Summer Backpacking Series: this clinic will cover some of the challenges encountered on long distance hikes and the tips and tricks you can use to make your trip a success. Expert packer and world traveler, Kelly, one of our most experienced staff members, will be sharing her passion on the subject. Come down to the shop and learn how to prepare for undertaking a long distance hike.

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June 2017

Pint Night: Pints and Packs

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Salem Summit, 240 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Pint Night is a chance to check out gear and enjoy a cool beverage at the same time! This month's theme is "Pints and Packs," an event designed for socializing and learning. Come on in and get to know some fellow Salem area outdoor enthusiasts while also asking the staff any pack packing or useage questions you may have. We will have several different packs on display full of everything needed for different types of adventure whether that's a day…

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Planning Your Trip

June 14 @ 6:10 pm - 7:00 pm
Salem Summit, 240 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Installment #3 in our Summer Backpacking Series will cover how to plan your trip. Many eager adventurers have found that with a little more time spent planning, their trip could have gone much smoother. We will give you the information and tools you need to plan everything from a weekend getaway to a major trip.

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Evening with Eddyline

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you have stopped by the shop recently you may have seen that we now have a selection of Eddyline Kayaks. This  event will serve as an opportunity for you to get in the water and try out different Eddyline models to see what style works best for you! Our friends at Eddyline will be bringing a selection of kayaks as well as their years of experience on the water, making this a perfect opportunity to ask all the questions…

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Leave No Trace

June 27 @ 6:10 pm - 7:00 pm
Salem Summit, 240 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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With an increasing number of visitors to our outdoor playgrounds every year the principles of Leave No Trace have never been more important. The philosophy of Leave No Trace offers us a guideline for how to enjoy our natural areas and make sure that they are able to be enjoyed by future generations of our planet. Come down to the shop to find out how you can be a steward of the places you love the most. This is the…

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July 2017

Backcountry Cooking

July 12 @ 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Salem Summit, 240 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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A perennial favorite, we are excited to share some of our favorite recipes and tips for how to enjoy delicious food miles from a refrigerator.

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Evening with Eddyline

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you have stopped by the shop recently you may have seen that we now have a selection of Eddyline Kayaks. This  event will serve as an opportunity for you to get in the water and try out different Eddyline models to see what style works best for you! Our friends at Eddyline will be bringing a selection of kayaks as well as their years of experience on the water, making this a perfect opportunity to ask all the questions…

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August 2017

Kayak Care and Paddling Gear Demo Sale

August 11 @ 6:10 pm - 7:10 pm
Salem Summit, 240 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Come down to the shop for a master class on how to fit, customize and care for your kayak and prepare it for your adventures. We will share tips on how to properly pack your boat for longer trips and cover what you need to fully outfit your flotilla. This clinic will also cover how to care for your kayak after returning from your trip. In addition to the clinic portion of the event there will be a selection of…

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October 2017

Gear Closet Sale

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Salem Summit, 240 Commercial Street NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Come celebrate the first annual Gear Closet sale at Salem Summit Company! The Gear Closet sale is your chance to turn your old gear into new gear and get great deals on used gear you want. Here’s how it works: Selling 1) Bring your used casual and technical outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment that you want to sell to Salem Summit between Oct. 9th and Oct. 12th. 2) You set a sale price for your items (we are happy to…

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