Gear Swap supports Cumberland Forest

Calling bikers, hikers, paddlers and adventurers. Don’t miss the inaugural Beaufort Gear Swap for the Cumberland Forest. On Saturday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., it’s time to move out your old gear and find cool new stuff for a great price – all the while helping to raise funds to protect the forests surrounding Cumberland.

There will be a Kids Pump Track Challenge with prizes, Beer, barbecue, a UROC membership drive, DJs and more. Admission is by donation.

How does it work?

Gather your outdoor gear (in good repair please) and bring it to Beaufort Cycles Sept. 18-21 from 8 a.m. — 5 p.m. Fill out the Gear Swap donor card with details and desired price. Revenues support the Cumberland Forest and their big land purchase efforts this fall.

Can’t drop off but have stuff to consign? Message Angela at or Laurel at for pick up.

Biking, running, paddling, camping, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and accessories, clothing, hydration gear (no bladders please), shoes, major components, gloves, guards, safety and navigation gear, tools or pumps. Please no helmets.

Items valued under $100 – 50% to the CCFS

Items valued $100-$500 – 35% to the CCFS

Items valued $500-$1000 – 20% to the CCFS

Items valued $1000 or more 10% to the CCFS

Or tick the box to donate anywhere from 50%-100% to the CCFS.

Big fun for a great cause.

For details, visit or stop by Beaufort Cycles, 4640 Cumberland Rd.

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