Where to Rent Outdoor Gear in Taipei

Winter, summer, spring, or fall, Taiwan’s adventures are fit for all! Taiwan’s outdoor opportunities are endless. Whether trekking through the high mountains, camping in Taiwan’s vast forests, river tracing or rock climbing, you’ll need gear. Specific outdoor equipment is necessary for specific outdoor activities, and with opportunities for adventure all over Taiwan, it’s important to know where to rent outdoor equipment!

Here are some great shops within Taipei City for renting outdoor equipment and gear

Datong District

Address: 號, No. 81, Minzu West Road, Datong District, Taipei City, 103 

Guting 

Address: 100, Taipei City, Zhongzheng District, Quanzhou Street, 69號 

Taipower Building 

Address: No. 81, Section 3, Tingzhou Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, 100

What are some basic equipment needs for different outdoor activities in Taiwan?

Let’s quickly run through some.

High Mountain Trekking

  • At least 50L Backpack, but size can depend on length of trip. 
  • Gas stove, pot, utensils
  • Lightweight tent
  • Sleeping pad
  • Sleeping bag
  • Rain jacket and rain paints
  • Hiking poles
Trekking in beautiful Hehuanshan

Camping

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Headlamp/flashlight
  • Lantern
  • Camping chairs
Camping outside Taipei

River Tracing

  • River tracing boots
  • Helmet
  • Life vest
  • Climbing harness (more advanced)
  • Climbing rope (more advanced)
  • Locking carabiner (more advanced)
River tracing in Jiajiuliao River

Rock Climbing

  • Climbing Helmet
  • Climbing Harness
  • Belay device
  • Climbing rope
  • Locking carabiner 
Rock climbing in Long Dong

Taiwan has so much to offer, it’s important to get outside of the city and into nature in order to truly experience the country. For safe, efficient, and more than anything, FUN way to get outdoors in Taiwan check out Parkbus Taiwan’s upcoming schedule!

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