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Gear Library


Our Gear Library offers high-quality equipment and clothing to families and groups, eliminating cost barriers.

We work with both youth-serving organizations and individual community members and families.

Memberships are available to individuals living, working, or attending school in Southern California. Proof of residence, work, or school attendance is required.

The HFAC Gear Library brings a dream to life in Los Angeles County, offering more than just gear. Through yearly memberships or pay-per-rental programs, we create opportunities for students and families to forge lasting memories and meaningful experiences in the great outdoors. Our focus is on fostering positive connections and unforgettable adventures through access to high-quality outdoor clothing and camping gear at low-cost to no-cost.

Individual Annual Membership |

$150 (Suggested Contribution)


Household Annual Membership |

$350 (Suggested Contribution)

Student Annual Membership |

$90 (Suggested Contribution)

Or choose Pay-Per-Rental |

Costs vary by item and at a sliding scale.


Is the suggested contribution a hardship? Have you historically felt uncomfortable accessing the outdoors? The Gear Library is for you. Please don’t hesitate to let us know how we can support you.


Call us at 626-485-0540 or email us at


Start Your Rental!

Do you need access to gear to enjoy the outdoors?
Fill out the form and we will contact you.

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As we expand our database and streamline our online checkout system, we invite you to request gear by filling out this form. Your requests will help us bridge the gap until our more formalized system is fully operational. Thank you for your patience and support as we work to enhance your gear borrowing experience.


We are proud members and supported by the


Join us in supporting outdoor empowerment and access to high-quality gear for memorable adventures. Your generous, tax-deductible donation will help maintain and expand our gear library, ensuring safe and enriching experiences and trainings for our community. Your support provides top-tier equipment for unforgettable adventures, fostering excellence in outdoor experiences and making a lasting impact on countless adventures ahead.

summit guardian   $10,000

peak champion    $5,000

basecamp hero    $1,000

trail friend    $500


Thank you also, to our volunteers, generous individual supporters, and the following brands that care:

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Thank you to all of our generous sponsors and donors. Without you, we could not offer the high-quality gear, services and support that we do.

If you have any questions about our library or would like to volunteer your time with us, please email us:

Photo: This is a portion of our current gear library valued at over $30,000 located in Azusa, California. Clothing, chairs, additional tents, and more are not pictured above. 

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