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 Tempe campus of Arizona State. We're less than a half mile from the Mesa border.

We serve the local Mesa / Tempe / Phoenix / Scottsdale area along with the entire East Valley. We sell new and used backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, hiking shoes, camping supplies and other outdoor goods and equipment including 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 Sierra Designs, Granite Gear, Kelty, MSR, ThermaRest, Big Sky, Gregory 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 Sundays.  

We are always in the market for good quality pre-owned gear, so if you have some gear you don't need any more, or are looking to convert gear to cash, learn more about our gear trading and consignment process.

Watch our brief video on some of our used gear offerings:

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