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Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop 

With over 1,000 pieces of water sport, camping, hiking, and snow sport rental gear, Outdoor Pursuits is the perfect starting point for any student looking to plan for an outing on or off campus. Gear can be rented by the day, week, or weekend. 

Reservations, walk-ins, and curbside pickup are available at Outdoor Pursuits! Gear can be checked out for a maximum of one week. Longer trips will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. To reserve equipment in advance please submit the Equipment Request Form. 

Our Outdoor Pursuits student staff are eager to assist in helping students plan for their next adventure. Ask our staff where the best places to recreate locally are! 

Reservations and walk-ins are both available. Outdoor gear can be be checked out for a maximum of one week. Longer trips will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. To reserve equipment in advance please submit the Equipment Request form

All equipment is reliable and in great condition to allow users a fun outdoor experience free of charge. Choose from outdoor or recreational sports equipment as well as winter and water sports gear.  

All online requests must be submitted 2 days prior to requested pick-up date


Requesting a bike?

Complete the Bike Rental Request

Rentable Equipment Items Available at the Gear Shop

  • Hiking and Camping 

    2 Person REI Tents 

    4 Person REI Tents 

    Sleeping Pads 


    LED Lanterns 

    Crazy Creek Camp Chairs 

    6 Gallon Water Jugs



    65L Kelty Backpacks 

    32L Kelty Backpacks 


    Trekking Poles 

    Cooking Sets 

    Backpacking Stoves

    Coleman Camp Stoves 

    Camp Tables 

    50 Quart Rolling Coolers 


    Child Carrier Backpack 

    Sleeping Bags - 0 Degree 

    Sleeping Bags - 20 Degree 

    Kids Sleeping Bag - 30 Degree

    Bear Vaults

    Hiking Boots

  • Snow Sports 

    Snowshoes 25in 

    Snowshoes 30in 

    Ankle Gaitors 

    Snow Goggles 

    Snowboard Helmets 


    Snowboard Boots 

    Winter Coats 

    Snow Pants 

  • Water Sports 

    Sit on Top Kayaks


    Stand Up Paddle Boards 


    Canine PFDs

  • Biking and Climbing 

    Trek Mountain Bikes 

    Bike Helmets 

    Climbing Shoes 

    Tri-fold Crash Pads 

  • Camp Games 


    Bocce Ball Set 


    Ladder Ball 

    Bean Bag Toss 

    Giant Jenga 

    Giant Connect 4

Gear Shop Information and Summer Hours


Operating on Normal Hours: Mon - Fri Closed Weekends

Monday & Friday:

11am - 6pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday:

11am - 5pm


The Gear Shop is located on the west entrance of Harrison Hall.

Phone: 970-351-4327