Try Before You Buy | Camping Gear Rentals

A new year is an opportunity for fresh beginnings, and the key word here is “fresh.” Maybe life in the city or the suburbs has started to wear on you, and your goal for 2023 is to spend more time in the great outdoors. Or maybe you’re an old hat out in nature, but space and expense has made it difficult for you to collect and store your own gear. It’s not always easy to make the leap into a new lifestyle, but that’s no reason to give up on your dream of hiking a mountain or navigating the trails to get away from it all for a while. 

Camping Gear Rentals from Check Outside

That’s where Check Outside comes in. We make it easier for you to build a new habit by supplying quality camping gear for rental. Yes, that’s right, you can rent camping gear! There’s no need to cram bulky, expensive equipment into apartment closets when Check Outside has everything you need for your great adventure. For an affordable price, you can rent your camping equipment – everything from tents, to backpacks, to hiking poles. 

Kelty 1 person tent - Shop
Rent this Kelty Tent

We stock a variety of tents for rental or purchase, from Kelty 1-person tents all the way to Kelty Outfitter Basecamp 6-person tents. If you’re only making a brief day trip, consider a Cabana Sun Shade to help keep you cool on those hot summer days at your favorite park. 

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Rent this Kelty Kids Carrier

Our Kelty Journey Kid’s Carrier allows you to take your child along for the journey, featuring a built-in sunshade and a PerfectFIT Suspension system that can be adjusted to fit both moms and dads. 

Garmin GPS Map 64s - Shop
Rent this Garmin GPS

You can even rent a GPS unit! Our Garmin GPS Map 64s features a 2.6 inch sunlight-readable screen and a high-sensitivity GPS receiver, as well as a 3-axis electronic compass so you can be sure you can safely find your way on your trek. 

Kelty Outfitter 20 sleeping bag - Shop
Rent this Kelty Sleeping Bag

Renting your camping supplies from Check Outside is easy, convenient and affordable. Browse the gear available in our rental store and choose your equipment. You can rent a sleeping bag for a variety of climates, like the Kelty Outfitter 20, a mummy bag that’s Kelty Built with ThermaPro synthetic insulation so you don’t have to sacrifice warmth for compressability; or rent binoculars or a scope like our Swarovski Spotting Scope STS-65 20-60X that combines size, weight, and optical performance if you’re looking to get some birdwatching in. 

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Rent this Camping Cooking Stove

Hoping to get some fishing in with your friends out on the lake? Check out our rental camping stoves like the New Solo Stove Lite, a lightweight cooking stove suitable for one to two people! It’s compact and doesn’t require you to carry any fuel, so you can grill up your catch quickly and easily.

Once you’ve made your selections and checked out, we’ll ship your rental gear to your home or to your destination. Then comes the fun part. Rock your gear knowing that Check Outside has you covered. We even offer convenient camping rental packages so you can be sure you’re getting the best deal for your adventure. We’re confident that you’ll love your rental camping equipment – and if you love it even more than you thought you would, you can choose to purchase it! Feel free to contact us by phone at 970-946-6726, or you can email us at

Check out all we have to offer at Check Outside. 

Discover your outdoors!