The Cornell outing club has a huge amount of gear to equip outdoor trips. Most of this gear is located in the basement of Carpenter Hall. To borrow any of our gear, please contact our backpacking chair(s) or our gear managerA descriptive list (with brands and ratings) can be found here. Below is a brief summary of our gear:
  • Ten sleeping bags
  • Four sleeping bag liners
  • Fifteen sleeping pads
  • Twenty two tents
  • Twenty three backpacks
  • Four bear cans
  • Several collapsible hiking poles
  • Limited amount of warm clothing
  • Headlamps and lanterns
  • Compasses and whistles
  • Stoves, fuel, cook sets, bowls and thermos
  • Water purification systems (iodine pills, chemical solutions, and UV pens)
  • Camp showers
  • Mountaineering equipment:
    • 28 pairs of mountaineering boots
    • 6 mountaineering axes
    • 8 pairs of snowshoes
    • Microspikes
    • Crampons
    • Emergency blankets
    • 27 helmets
    • Gaiters
    • Avalanche beacons
  • Maps and guidebooks for:
    • Adirondacks
    • Catskills
    • Other areas in NY and the rest of USA
    • Wilderness search and rescue