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  • Climbing Gear Storage

  • Outdoor Gear Storage

  • MSR Stove in Action!

  • PFDs and Packs in Storage

  • Black Diamond Mirage Tent

To encourage outdoor recreation, SOAR provides students the ability to rent quality outdoor gear at reasonable prices.  All equipment is maintained in excellent condition and inspected regularly.  Rentals available for one through nine days.

Equipment is provided to participants free of charge when participating in SOAR acitivities.

SOAR Rents the following equipment:

  • tent: MSR 3-person w/ footprint
  • tent: Black Diamond 2-person mirage w/ footprint
  • sleeping bag: Wiggy's 20-degree
  • sleeping bag: EMS 0-degree Boreal
  • sleeping bag: Cascade sleeping pad
  • water: PFD
  • water: Throwbag
  • hiking: Trekking poles
  • hiking: MSR Water Filter
  • cooking: MSR Stove w/ full fuel bottle
  • cooking: Pots/Pans
  • cooking: Individual cook kit
  • mountain/Climbing: helmets
  • climbing: Black Diamond Harness - big wall
  • climbing: Black Diamond Harness
  • climbing: Mad Rock Phoenix Climbing shoes
  • climbing: chalkbag
  • climbing: belay device w/ caribiner
  • climbing: figure 8
  • winter: snowshoes
  • Backpack: Kelty 4900-6400 CU
  • Maps: Misc PA state park/forests (contact SOAR for more information)

At this time, SOAR does not rent canoes, kayaks, or climbing ropes.  This equipment is available on all SOAR-sponsored activities.

For pricing and rental agreements, please contact Student Activities or email Patrick McKamy at