Buy new, borrow FREE, or rent 24/7; outdoor gear for camping, climbing, snowsports, and more!

We are OPEN with limited service, see How It Works below

Last Minute Gear

Buy new, borrow free, or rent 24/7/365

Osprey
Smith
Marmot
MSR
Black_Diamond
Big_Agnes

How it works - Coronavirus guidelines

Before participating in outdoor activity, be extra considerate of health & safety for yourself & others, and know the regulations & guidelines where you're going. Remember, we're all in this together! We are OPEN with limited service, see below

BUY
What type of gear is it?

Like a regular store, we sell NEW gear

As a small shop, we curate brands & models we think are best-value

How do I place an order?

Call or text +1-415-813-1881 11am to 8pm daily (Pacific Time)

Our gear guides provide info on all the brands & models that we sell. Our experts are happy to provide guidance when you contact us

How far in advance do I need to order?

1 day

Same day available Wed or Fri, order before 2pm

How & when do I get gear after ordering?

Contactless pick-up

3156 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 (map)

24/7 self-service locker system (smartphone required)

During the pandemic we no longer have staffed (walk-in) hours, if you don't have a smartphone, call to order with alternate arrangements

Delivery or shipping

Extra fee

Click here for more info

How is the gear kept safe?

Additional to City & State guidelines for general retail operations

No other customers will handle merchandise, our staff will only handle it once (e.g., to put in a locker or to deliver/ship) and will wash hands before & after

RENT
What type of gear is it?

We rent the same brands & models that were bought-new at up to 90% discount

We maintain & repair rental gear. Click here to check pricing & availability

How do I place an order?

Online here

How far in advance do I need to order?

You don't! Most items ready 24/7

You can even order at the door! The order form provides availability guidance

How & when do I get gear after ordering?

Contactless pick-up

3156 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 (map)

24/7 self-service locker system (smartphone required)

During the pandemic we no longer have staffed (walk-in) hours, if you don't have a smartphone, call to order with alternate arrangements

Delivery or shipping

Extra fee

Click here for more info

How is the gear kept safe?

Additional to City & State guidelines for general retail operations

In addition to following gear-specific guidelines for quality assurance (e.g., sanitizing sleeping bags), we will space out rentals so that gear has been unused at least for 1 night between rentals. No other customers will handle gear, our staff will only handle it once (e.g., to put in a locker or to deliver/ship) and will wash hands before & after

BORROW
What type of gear is it?

A FREE library of donated gear in as-is condition (camping only)

Since it's donated, gear is lower end, not the name brand examples above. Venmo deposit required. Please note, due to citywide retail safety restrictions, we will pick whatever is available for you

How do I place an order?

Call or text +1-415-813-1881 2pm to 6pm on the following Fridays (Pacific Time)

July 17, July 31, Aug 14, Aug 28, Sept 11, Sept 25 (future dates TBD). Gear must be returned by the following Monday

How far in advance do I need to order?

You can't, Fridays above only

We recommend contacting us when you're outside the store

How & when do I get gear after ordering?

Contactless pick-up

3156 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 (map)

Lockers

Fridays above only from 2pm to 6pm (Pacific Time)

Delivery or shipping

Not available

How is the gear kept safe?

Additional to City & State guidelines for general retail operations

No other customers will handle gear, our staff will only handle it once (e.g., to put in a locker or to deliver/ship) and will wash hands before & after. That said, our borrow program is free because we do not check or clean the gear! Therefore, in an effort to reduce risk, the borrow program is only available every other week (so there is plenty of time between gear uses)

Buy

or

Rent

Finding gear that will fit/work over time

(average ~4 hours to research, shop, compare)

Getting exactly what you need for now

(average ~10 min, no risk of being stuck with it)

Spending more or settling

(e.g., buy both a 0 and 30 degree sleeping bag, or settle for a 15 degree?)

Spending less on the exact use

(average savings ~$140 per trip from the diversity of gear we offer)

Maintaining your own gear

(~1 closet to store gear properly, and hours to dry it, stitch it, etc.)

Letting someone else deal with it

(while you can take a nap and enjoy the rest of your after-trip glow)

Owning it

(and sharing with trustworthy friends)

Sharing it

(living with less clutter & being green)

Will you use gear often enough to buy? Use our calculator to see for yourself!

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Rental sleeping bags, sleeping pads, portable chairs, headlamps

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Rental sleeping bags, sleeping pads, portable chairs

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Rental jacket, pants, goggles

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Heavenly

Expert Advice

We create 2 types of content

  • Protips for general outdoors knowledge (some popular ones above)
  • Gear guides, designed to be the most comprehensive knowledge resource--accessible for beginners yet technical enough for seasoned outdoorsfolks

What gear do you really need for camping?

What clothing do you really need for the outdoors?

The Definitive Half Dome Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Women's Health Outdoors

Gear Guides

In-depth guides on what to use, how to choose, and more!

For the community

We host various events, pop-ups, and more!

Support small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic!

We built a website, www.GiftCardsForSmallBusinesses.com, to help other small businesses including ourselves sell gift cards for free (i.e., no online credit card payment processing fees). Please consider buying a gift card - the value never expires - and share widely!


Drill Me Now, a tool & equipment rental pop-up

Order on their site, pickup & return to our shop


Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) host site

Many local farms offer CSA programs. With a CSA program, you subscribe to regular deliveries of the freshest produce straight from the farm to you (either directly to your home, or a neighborhood host site). It's a great way to get amazing produce at low prices, and support sustainable farming practices. We are a host site on Wednesdays; customers can pickup all day Wednesday using our self-service access system, the farm will send the access key link by email.

Full Belly Farm Frog Hollow Farm

$16.50-19 per weekly box of vegetables & fruit (good for a family of 2-3)

Add-ons available at extra cost (e.g., meat, nuts, sauces, jams, flours)

$15.50 (Small) or $27.75 (Large) per weekly box of fruit

Add-ons available at extra cost (e.g., baked goods, eggs, jams, nuts, beans)

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Frequently Asked Questions

These 20 questions address 95% of all inquiries! Thank you for taking 2 minutes to find an answer here, first. You're helping us save time which we then pass back to you as low prices!

What's your mission & philosophy?

Do you sell or buy used gear, or can I rent-to-buy?

Why don't you carry skis, boards, boots, or actual hard goods?

What's the difference between renting & borrowing?

Do I have to rent online first or can I come in-store?

How does 24/7/365 availability & access work?

When do I need to reserve gear by, is short notice OK?

What's your cancellation policy for rentals?

Do you carry ______?

What's the availability & pricing for a given item to rent

Can you bring gear to me or pickup gear from me?

When I rent online is the item pictured exactly what I will get?

How can I be sure a rental item will fit?

Will rental gear be clean & functional?

Can I pickup or return gear earlier or later than I ordered?

Can a friend pickup or return gear for me? How does that work?

Do you charge late fees

Do you do group orders

Can I change my order?

I'm having an issue with self-service access, how can I get help?

Work at Last Minute Gear!

Experienced with gear & the outdoors? Want to work in a small environment where you can make a difference? We're always looking for part-time sales associates to full-time store managers. Send a resume to [email protected].