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Beginner’s Guide to Renting Camping Gear in Maine

Rent camping gear online with Back40

Visiting Maine for an outdoor adventure, but don’t want to lug around all of your gear? Portland-based Back40 has the solution. They recently launched an on-demand gear rental service that allows you to reserve pre-assembled camping kits and a la carte items online for local pick up in Portland and delivery throughout New England.

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Here’s how it works!

Reserve – Choose from pre-assembled camping kits or customize your rental with a la carte items. Select your rental dates, enter your delivery and return pick-up address, and checkout.

Receive – Pick up your gear in Portland, Maine or have it delivered anywhere in New England. Back40 will deliver directly to your doorstep, hotel or campsite!

Adventure – Explore the mountains, head to Acadia, or relax at one of Maine’s hundreds of campgrounds. Maine is full of adventure and the possibilities are endless.

Return – Simply drop your gear off in Portland or have it picked up wherever you are. Yes, it’s that easy.

If you’re new to camping and aren’t ready to invest the big bucks or you just can’t stand dragging your gear along on your travels, head on over to Back40 and make the most of your time outside!

Rent Camping Gear Now! Use promo code LOVEMAINE to receive 10% off!

Use promo code LOVEMAINE to receive 10% off!

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Henry Gilbert is the founder of Back40, whose mission is to increase accessibility to the great outdoors by breaking down financial barriers. When he’s not busy slinging gear, he can be found wandering in the mountains or exploring Maine’s rocky coastline. Henry lives in Portland, Maine with his wife Alison and their dog Juniper. 


Florida born, Maine living. Outdoor life is for me. I love adventures - hiking -photography - running - camping - reading - creating - learning - traveling - deep eddy vodka - cats and living, basically. Follow me on social - @DanielleDorrie