Gear Rentals

The Outdoor Office provides rentals on a variety of quality outdoor equipment at an affordable price to help aid in your next outdoor adventure. Gear is available to all UNC Asheville students, faculty and staff. Our staff can also recommend great local camping, hiking, backpacking, climbing, biking, and paddling locations in the area!

Outdoor Office Hours

January 28 – May 6
Mondays and Fridays, 2-5pm
*Closed for MLK Day and UNCA Spring Break March 5-13
Student Recreation Center Room 204

Rental Information

Rentals are available for weekends or full weeks, by reservation or drop-in. To make a reservation, use our Outdoor Gear Rental Reservation Form (reservations are not guaranteed until confirmed via email by a staff member; we recommend making a reservation a minimum of 24hrs ahead of time). Rentals can be paid for with check or cash, with exact change only. Check out our Rental Gear Price List for more details.

Stop by Student Recreation Center Room 204, email us at, or call us at 828.250.3828 to learn more.