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

The Outdoor Office will reopen for gear rentals on February 1st, 2023.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, noon to 3 p.m.
Student Recreation Center Room 204

Rental Information

Rentals in the Fall and Spring semesters are available for weekends or full weeks. No reservations are required, just drop into the office during open hours. Rentals can be paid for with check or cash, with exact change only. Check out our Rental Gear Price List for more details.

We do rentals by reservation and drop in! If you’d like to reserve your gear in advance, please complete the Outdoor Gear Rental Reservation Form and you will be contacted by an office staff member to set up a time.

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