What Do I Need?
The right gear can make the difference between a fun and rewarding experience and one that’s not! Before you get out, here’s what to bring!
Dartmouth Outdoor Rentals
Lower Level, Robinson Hall, Spring-Summer-Fall
Everything you need to get out-of-doors. Rentals has tents, packs, stoves, and sleeping bags for camping, bikes and inline skates, and more!
Dartmouth Cross Country Ski Center
Lower Level, DOC House, Winter
Cross country skis, skates and snowshoes, as well as trail passes for groomed trails on the Golf Course and Oak Hill. Open December to March.
Lyme, New Hampshire
Rents alpine skis and snowboards.
There are two stores in Hanover where you can get outdoor gear. Omer and Bob’s on Allen Street (next to EBAs) has outdoor sports oriented gear (like bikes, skis and boards, racquets, and clothing). Hanover Outdoors on Lebanon Street (an Orvis dealer, down the street from Ben & Jerry’s) has gear for fishing.
In Norwich is Dan & Whit’s, a general store which also has outdoor gear oriented towards New England winters. Hirsch’s in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and Farm-Way in Bradford, Vermont, also have an excellent selection of outdoor winter clothing.