Umiak Outdoor Outfitters

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters is Vermont’s outdoor adventure center. We are a full-service outfitter offering retail sales, demos, safety instruction, tours, rentals, children’s / custom programs, and more. Our staff is comprised of some of New England’s top-trained outdoor enthusiasts who love any opportunity to share their knowledge and skills with others.


Our retail stores stock over 50 models of kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards from the world’s top manufacturers. Our retail staff can help you with all of your boating needs to get you on the water. We have an online catalog to help you browse our inventory 24/7. We carry new and used boats from recreational to performance for all types of adventures and people. As well as paddling accessories and clothing.  Come in today to find out how you can get outfitted the right way for a lifetime of paddling. Test paddle at the Stowe Store in our backyard pond before you buy. Demo a boat in Richmond by appointment at a nearby lake. Every day is a DEMO DAY at Umiak.


Umiak is Stowe’s backcountry ski specialist. We have ski demos available and offer a full schedule of backcountry ski clinics. We’ve got equipment from K2,  Scott, Fischer, Black Diamond, and G3. Umiak is also Vermont’s leading dealer of TUBBS and TSL Snowshoes! Snowshoeing has become one of the world’s favorite winter recreational activities. Our selection of winter clothing will have you looking stylish and like a pro while enjoying the snow.