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Where To Rent Gear Online, Including A Vintage Onesie

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Where To Rent Gear Online, Including A Vintage Onesie

If you’re not ready to shell out hoards of cash to get gear-ready for your next adventure, there are several options to rent gear online. Whether you’re a rookie just learning how to ski or an expert who wants to test out a new type of mountain bike, it’s simple to find what you need and have it shipped directly to you or to your next destination. No lines at the rental shop, no difficult contracts, and no hassle. The internet is a magical place!

GetOutfitted

When it comes time to rent gear online, for a one-stop shop experience, head over to GetOutfitted’s sleek and modern website. From there, it’s easy to click around the winter and summer gear that’s up for rent. A few favorites are the vintage onesies, head-to-toe complete ski outfits, and Oru Kayaks. You can even test out front or full suspension mountain bikes at an affordable price. Snowboards, skis, tents, rain jackets, goggles, and baselayers are other available gear.

The shining rental options at GetOutfitted, however, are the complete backpacking and camping packages. With a few clicks, it’s possible to rent not only an internal frame backpack, but a twenty degree sleeping bag and 2-person tent. Oh, and a sleeping pad, too. Forget spending chunks of hard-earned money on gear you’ll only use a couple times—rent it instead! Other camping packages include a 4-person family tent that comes with a couple child-sized sleeping bags and a two-person car camp setup that comes complete with a Kelty tent. The packages run anywhere from $17 to $63 per day, so you know it’s always affordable.

OutdoorsGeek

If you already have the bases (tent, clothes, sleeping bags, etc.) covered, you might want to check out OutdoorsGeek pronto. While they also rent out the basics like GetOutfitted does, OutdoorsGeek takes it one step further by providing technical gear that costs a lot of money to buy. For example, they have GPS and Locator Devices readily available to rent, as well as legit camp stove set ups. OutdoorsGeek even goes as far as renting out utensils! Aluminum pots and cast iron skillets are on the rental menu as well, making OutdoorsGeek a prime spot to grab everything you could possibly ever need.

A seriously cool feature of OutdoorsGeek is their music festival rental packages. They ship directly to a handful of the world’s most famous festivals, making your trip headache-free. Choose from Interlocken Music Festival, ARISE Festival, or Divide Music Festival (amongst others) and have an entire camping setup waiting for your arrival. Whether you want a basic tent + bags package or a full scale luxury experience, there’s an option for you.

LowerGear

A staple in the online gear rental marketplace, LowerGear is safe, trusted, and experienced. It has none of the flash that OutdoorsGeek and GetOutfitted do, but it’s not really interested in appealing to the packaged-deal customer. They offer straight up gear rentals (with backpacks, radios, sleeping bags, headlamps, first aid kits, etc.), which are even more advanced than the average camper might need. That makes LowerGear the best choice for someone who needs expensive niche gear, like a personal rescue device, only a couple times a year. A few other unique items they offer are bear canisters, kayaks, water filters, and ice crampons. They sell a multitude of Mountain House Freeze-Dried Foods as well. Just choose from mac & cheese, spaghetti with meat sauce, or lasagna. Easy!

Mandy Burkholder is a travel, adventure, and outdoor writer who honed her craft in the foothills of the La Plata Mountains of Southwest Colorado. After a stint in the Swiss Alps, she now resides in Tennessee. Follow her on twitter — @mandyburkhold3r