Renting backpacking equipment from Mountain Side guarantees you are outfitting yourself with some awesome gear from the best brands. No matter if you are a novice hiker or a seasoned ultra-light trekker renting gear for a weekend outing or a multi-week Appalachian Trail adventure, you will not find more premium, award-winning backpacking gear anywhere else: Tents, backpacks, sleeping, cooking, and lighting gear and essential items.

Not sure how to pack for your trek? Print our Backpackers checklist to ensure you properly prepare for your outdoor adventure.

It is vital when spending time in the backcountry that at a minimum you have the 10 Essentials with you as they can quite literally be the difference between a great adventure or tragedy. Watch this short and informative video produced by our friends at the Colorado Mountain Club: