If you plan to go on your own adventure, but do not own your own gear, borrow ours! We have all that you need to stay warm, dry and cozy over night. Our rentals are open to the UMass Lowell community as well as public.
Complete A Waiver
Please complete a waiver prior to renting equipment.
Adult Waiver (18+)Minor Waiver
Make a Reservation
To make a reservation you can contact us by email: Freewheelers@uml.edu or phone 978-934-6797 at least 2-3 days prior to your trip if possible.
Equipment Pick Up and Return
Equipment may be picked up and returned at the Outdoor Center and Bike Shop, 5 Lawrence Drive Lowell, Mass. during open hours:
- Monday - Friday: 1-8 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- *Hours may change during holidays and school closures.
Renters are responsible for equipment while it is in their possession. It is the responsibility of the renter to pay repair or replacement costs incurred should the equipment be stolen, lost, or damaged. Fees will be charged for late, excessively dirty, and/or wet equipment. Late fees are 1.5x the daily rental rate for each day past due. Equipment is subject to a two-week assessment period upon the return of damaged, excessively dirty and wet equipment. Fee payments are due within two weeks of the assessment.
|Hiking and Backpacking Equipment||One Night Price||Weekend Price||Weekly Price|
|Sleeping Bag 5 Degree||Mountain Hardwear Lamina Z Torch Mummy style||$5||$10||$25|
|Sleeping Bag 20 Degree||North Face 20 Degree Mummy style||$5||$10||$25|
|Sleeping Bag 40 Degree||EMS 40 Degree Rectangle style||$5||$10||$25|
|Sleeping Pad Foam||Thermarest Ridgerest||$3||$6||$15|
|Sleeping Pad Inflatable||Big Agnes or Thermarest||$5||$10||$25|
|Backpack||Large Backpacking Pack||$5||$10||$25|
|Dry Bag||Seal Line Dry Bag||$3||$6||$15|
|Water Bottle||One Liter Nalgene||$2||$4||$10|
|Water Filter||Katadyn Six Liter Water Filter||$5||$10||$25|
|Water Filter||MSR Water Filter||$5||$10||$25|
|Dromedary||6 Liter and 10 Liter Water Bladders||$2||$4||$10|
|Stove - MSR Dragonfly||Includes stove, aluminum heat/wind guard,
Fuel pump, Fuel Bottle
|Stove - Jet Boil||Includes stove, coffee press, fuel tripod, pot/cup and cover||$5||$10||$25|
|Headlamp||Basic Black Diamond or Petzl Headlamp||$2||$4||$10|
|Rain Jacket||Marmot PreCip Rain Jacket (Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large)||$3||$5||$15|
|Rain Pants||Marmot PreCip Rain Pants (S, M, L, XL)||$3||$5||$15|