Lowergear Outdoors is full-service backpacking and camping supply retailer located in Tempe Arizona, at 2155 E. University Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281, which is on the SW corner of University and the 101, just east of the ASU campus.



We serve the local Mesa / Scottsdale / Phoenix / Tempe area along with the entire East Valley. We sell sleeping bags, hiking shoes, camping supplies, backpacks, tents and other outdoor goods and equipment including Hobie Kayaks from our retail store, or can ship any gear or supplies you need nationwide.

We are lightweight backpacking gear evangelists and have lots of ultra-light gear on display in our store. Some of the many popular, high-quality brands we carry in our retail store include Kelty, ThermaRest, MSR, Gregory, Big Sky, Sierra Designs, Granite Gear and many others. We also represent several smaller, innovative brands that are well-known for cutting-edge developments in lightweight backpacking.

You will find a huge selection of used camping gear at our store, and we can rent anything you need for any backpacking or camping trip - we can even ship rental camping gear right to your destination! Our store hours are 9am - 6pm Monday thru Friday, 10am - 4pm on Saturdays and 12- 4 on Sunday. Check out our Facebook page for the latest news and deals.

Backpacking Center Store for Outdoor Goods

Phoenix-Tempe-Scottsdale hiking shoes and outdoor gear

Phoenix area camping and backpacking gear and equipment

Phoenix Arizona Hobie Kayaks and camping supplies