What is RentGear?

RentGear is a new service that rents camping gear by the day. We have an excellent selection of camping gear, including tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, camping air mattresses, chairs, coolers, stoves, kitchenware, and more. With RentGear, you have easy access to the best camping gear available at a fraction of the cost to own. Think of us as a Netflix renting library for camping gear.

New for 2014, we're introducing two membership levels. In addition to renting camping gear on an "a la carte" basis (pay only for what you rent), we also have RentGear Pro and RentGear Premium annual membership levels available.

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How Does It Work?


Customize your rental online for exactly the camping gear you need and when you'll need it. Pay securely online. We accept:


A Rent Gear team member will contact you right away to make arrangements for you to pick up your gear at a convenient time for you (we are located in West Oakland, just off of I-880).


When you're done with the gear, give us a call or contact us on our website to arrange drop-off.


If you kept the gear longer, pay only the daily rate for each extra day. No extra penalties. Read more about our rental terms here.

How Much Does It Cost?

Our rental rates even without a membership are very competitive. Your rental will depend on what you select. Here's a comparison of the cost to get camping gear for you and three friends for the weekend (a 4-person tent, 4 sleeping bags and pads, 4 chairs, 1 cooler, 2 lanterns, a 2-burner stove, and camp kitchenware):


Approx. $850

RentGear Standard


RentGear Pro


RentGear Premium


See our full rate schedule here.

Why Rent?


You get access to the best gear and you don't have to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars to buy it.


Got five people, three sleeping bags, no stove and two camping chairs? We've got you covered.

Customize your order online for only what you need.


Renting instead of buying means a better use of resources and less waste to the landfills... One set of high quality gear replaces many sets of "disposable" gear that rips, breaks, degrades and becomes landfill. By renting instead of buying, we can all make better use of the resources we have. It's an environmental and economic win/win.


Need a two-person tent one weekend and an eight-person tent the next? Renting both is much cheaper than buying both. And as a RentGear Pro or Premium member, you get access to expensive gear at a price much lower even than what you'd pay renting gear elsewhere.

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