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 9AM-5PM
Tuesday 12PM-5PM
Wednesday 12PM-5PM​
Thursday 12PM-5PM​
Friday 9AM-12PM​


December 14th through December 21st, 2018 by appointment only. The Nest Outdoor Gear Shop will be closed December 22nd through January 6th (reopening January 7th).

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