Gear Locker

We Rent Gear!

What do you need for your next adventure?

Swing by the Gear Locker for reasonably priced tent, backpack, stove, sleeping bag, headlamp, sleeping pad, canoe, climbing shoe, crampon, cross country ski, bouldering pad, and other rentals!


The UMOC Gear Locker is located at:

214 Hicks Way

Amherst, MA 01002


Spring 2020 Gear Locker Hours

Monday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Additional hours available upon request; see contact info below


*A note about Mondays: Sometimes the University thinks that Tuesdays are Mondays (usually following a holiday). When this occurs we will abide by the University schedule.


Rental Fees

View our complete list of rental items and fees here.


Rental Exclusions

Certain items owned by the Umass Outing Club and used on official Umass Outing Club trips are not available to rent because they are too expensive to readily replace or pose additional liability risk when improperly used. These include ropes, harnesses, quickdraws, whitewater kayaks, some caving equipment, etc. See the list of rental items above if you have any questions.


Group Discounts Available!

The Gear Locker has a long standing history of offering discounted rated to larger groups (usually 10+ people) or for extended an duration of time (1 week +). Contact the Gear Locker Managers with inquiries!


All inquiries can be directed towards our Gear Locker Managers


Creating a group text/email with both Rory and Sam typically results in the quickest response.


Sam Rode - (413) 824-1241 ~ srode@umass.edu

Rory Malloy - (774) 277-0605 ~ rhmalloy@umass.edu


Gear Locker Location

214 Hicks Way

Amherst, MA 01002