Gear Rentals


No need to be a Sac State Student to rent our equipment, we are open to the public!

Sac State Students, Faculty and Staff receive 10% off with valid OneCard.


Backpacking and Camping Equipment

Item Manufacturer 1-4 Days Additional Days
Backpack (60L – 75L) Deuter $20 $7
2-Person Tent (3 seasons) Marmot $25 $7
3-Person Tent (3 seasons) Marmot $30 $9
6-Person Tent (3 seasons) Marmot $48 $16
Sleeping Bag (0° and 15°) Marmot $20 $7
Sleeping Bag Liner (fleece) Kelty $5 $2
Sleeping Pad Z Rest $6 $2
Backpacking Stove (fuel not included) MSR $15 $5
Camping Stove (fuel not included) Century 2 – Burner $20 $7
Propane Canister Little Kamper $3 N/A
Headlamp Petzl $8 $3
Bear Canister Bear Vault $10 $4
Hammock + Straps Eno $12 $4

Hammock same day price $4

Winter Equipment

Item Manufacturer 1-4 Days Additional Days
Snowboard Package (140, 145, 150, 155, 160) K2 $45 $15
Snowboard + Bindings K2 $35 $12
Snowboard Boots Only Salomon $15 $5
Snowshoes MSR $20 $7
Snowshoe Tails MSR $5 $2
Trekking Poles MSR $8 $3
Snow/Rain Pants Red Ledge $8 $3
Gaiters Wilhite Industries $5 $2

Climbing and Biking Equipment

For bike locker rentals, see here.

Item Manufacturer 1-4 Days Additional Days
Climbing Shoes Boreal, La Sportiva $15 $5
Mountain Bike (15, 17, 19, 21 inches available) KHS $45 $15

*Mountain bike same day rental price: $15


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How Equipment Rental Works

1. Reserve your equipment

  • You can do this over the phone or in person.
  • You pay the rental fee when you make the reservation.
  • We encourage you to reserve in advance to ensure the equipment you want is available.
  • Please note the cancellation and refund policy. You must cancel 2 days prior to the pick-up day in order to receive a refund. Cancellations made less than 2 days prior are non-refundable.
    • For example: if you have a Friday pick-up, you must cancel by the end of the business day on the previous Wednesday to get a full refund. Canceling on Thursday or Friday is non-refundable.

2. Pick up your equipment and pay the security deposit

  • During Fall & Spring Semesters: You can pick up between 9:00am – 5:00pm.
  • June, July, August & January: You can pick up between 9:00am – 3:30pm.
  • Please allow for at least 30 minutes to pick up your rental. Some items require additional instruction and fitting.
  • Security Deposit
    • The security deposit is per item.
    • For example: if you rent two sleeping bags, there is a deposit for each item ($150×2=$300 deposit).
    • Deposit can be made with a card or cash.
  • Credit/Debit Cards
    • Cards are kept on file for authorization purposes.
    • When you return the equipment, the authorization paperwork will be shredded.
  • Cash
    • Cash deposits are held until the gear is returned.

3. Have a great time on your trip

  • Take only pictures, leave only footprints :)
  • Leave No Trace :)
  • Use sunscreen :)

4. Return the equipment

  • During Fall & Spring Semesters: You can return between 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday.
  • June, July August & January: You can pick up return 9:00am – 3:30pm Monday – Friday.
  • Please allow for at least 30 minutes to inspect all of your items. The more items you have, the more time we need.
  • Treat the equipment as your own. Please return it on time and in the same condition as it went out. There are fees for late returns as well as for items that are excessively dirty, damaged or missing any pieces.
  • Equipment returned late is subject to a late charge based on our late fee schedule. Late fees per day are equal to the cost of 1.5 days at the posted additional day rate.
  • You are solely responsible for the equipment and will be charged the full replacement cost for lost, stolen or badly damaged equipment.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

We have a two day cancellation and refund policy. Cancellations made at least two days before the first day of your rental will receive a full refund. Cancellations less than two days in advance are non-refundable.

biking and camping gear nicely laid out on floor


Reserve Now!

Start your gear rental reservation online.

Please fill out this form to start your gear rental reservation. You can also call (916) 278-6321 or visit our office to rent or reserve gear. 

Reservations are not confirmed until Your payment is processed and our staff have sent you a receipt.

Bike Locker Rentals

We offer bike locker rentals for students and staff.  They rent for $36.00 a semester with a $20.00 key deposit.  They can be rented at the front desk in The Bike Shop.