All gear rental pickups/dropoffs, specialty or otherwise, will be at the Caltech Y. Pickup times are MWF 10a-4p. By renting gear, you agree to abide by the Caltech Community Commitment with regard to COVID-19. See the following 2020-2021 year student guidelines for more information: Undergraduate Health and Hygiene Policy, Graduate Health and Hygiene Policy
Club gear administered by the Y
- Crampons (strap)
- Avalanche beacons, probes, and shovels
- Climbing helmets
- Bouldering crash pads
- Trunk-mounted bike rack
- Snow pickets
- Snow saw
- Garmin InReach
To reserve this gear, contact the Caltech Y. The Caltech Y also rents other outdoor gear, such as bear barrels, tents, and sleeping bags (scroll down to "Rentals & Sales". All gear must be requested at least 48 hrs in advance - no walk-in or same-day reservations.
To reserve some of our specialty gear, check the calendar for availability and fill out this form at least 48 hours in advance of your reservation. Then, fill out the waiver and health attestation. Email both of these completed documents to lims@caltech and mmaxwel@caltech with your desired pickup/dropoff times at least 48 hours in advance. No walk-in/same-day reservations.