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Vermont’s first axe-throwing venue opens

Burly Axe Throwing sign

Burlington entrepreneur Mike Garber has hatched another idea for a way to have fun in the city.

He previously created an escape room just off Church Street, called Esc4pe Reality Games. Garber said getting into that business is how he found out about axe throwing.

“They’re very connected in the same line of active entertainment,” Garber said. “We definitely thought this could work in Burlington. This makes sense.”

And so Burly Axe was born from Garber’s nickname for the Queen City and his idea of how the timber sport originated.

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