The Nest Gear Shop

Outdoor gear rentals

We now have a fully stocked outdoor gear shop right here on campus! You can find the Nest Outdoor Gear Shop in the Fitness Center Desk located in the lower level of the Activities and Recreation Center.

The Nest is funded by the UWB Student Activity Fee and is currently available to only UWB students.

Check out this list of commonly rented gear or stop by to see our full inventory of rental equipment.

  • 2-6 Person Tents
  • Hammocks
  • Day/Expedition Backpacks
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Camping Accessories
  • Snowshoes
  • Ice Axes
  • Rain Gear
  • Waterproof Hiking Boots
  • Warm Clothing
  • Rock Climbing Gear

The Nest Hours

Monday 12pm -5pm
Tuesday 9am -12pm
Wednesday 12pm - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 1pm
Friday 9am - 12pm 

Summer Nest Gear Rental by Appointment Only – Please contact Matthew Busch

The Nest Gear Shop will be closed from July 1st – July 18th for administrative purposes

Visit our Relaxation Station!

Have you seen this in the lobby of our Fitness Center? It is just one of the many items that you can check out from the Nest! Feel free to try it out the next time you visit us!


Contact us

The Nest Outdoor Gear Shop
Located in the Lower Level of the ARC