Gear Rental

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Rent equipment here for your next adventure! We offer very affordable equipment rentals to BC students, staff, and faculty.

Please note: During Summer Quarter, rentals are by appointment only. Please email to arrange an appointment before submitting a gear rental request.


The rental fee for outdoor travel equipment is $5 per item for a weekend.

Equipment available

  • Tents (multiple sizes)
  • Down sleeping bags with pads
  • Internal frame backpacks
  • Snowshoes (sized to accommodate all users)
  • Bear canisters for food storage — strongly recommended for high-use wilderness areas and required in National Forest areas
  • Individual-use camp stoves

How to rent gear

Step 1: Submit an online rental request

You’ll be sent an email confirming your request.

Step 2: Print your confirmation email

Step 3: Visit the Wellness Center in G114.

Gear Rental Hours

  • Regular Academic Quarters (Fall – Spring): Mon. 2:30 – 5 PM & Thurs. 1 – 4 PM
  • Summer Quarter: By appointment only – email before submitting your gear rental request

Bring your printed copy of the confirmation email to retrieve your rentals!* Stop by to complete paperwork, get fitted for your gear and get help with your adventure trip plans.

*Faculty and staff need to visit Student Central first to make payment.


Return your rentals the next day the Wellness Center office is Open — (for example, rent on a Thursday, return the following Tuesday.)

Last Updated July 21, 2023