The Gear Closet is a re-sale and consignment store specializing in outdoor gear located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

We buy and sell new and gently used gear for water sports, rock climbing, camping and backpacking, snow sports, cycling and much more! When you shop at The Gear Closet, not only do you get great deals, but you also are supporting our non-profit watershed conservancy! All profits go to fund clean water activities and educational camps for WaterWays. It’s a win, win!

COVID-19 REOPENING UPDATE:

We’re excited to get you back outside! To protect the health of our staff and patrons, we will be reopening with limited hours and safety precautions inside the store. 

 

Thursday: open to the public 5:30PM to 8:30 PM

Friday: open to the public 5:30PM to 8:30 PM

 Saturday: open to the public 10am – 2pm

 

PLEASE NOTE: Only six customers will be allowed into the store at one time, and all patrons and staff are required to wear masks or face coverings while inside the store. Hand sanitizer will be supplied outside the front door. Restrooms will be closed until further notice. 


CONSIGN

Do you have some large ticket items that you want to sell? Bring them to us to sell for you. We take a percentage to support Kids 4 Clean Water, and the rest goes to you. Make money from your unused goods and help a worthy cause, all at the same time!

DONATE

We accept outdoor gear of all shapes and sizes. From kayaks and backpacks to climbing shoes and chalk bags, outdoor clothing to bikes and tents, you can donate it here! You’ll receive a receipt for your donation for your tax purposes.

SHOP

Got a big camping trip coming up and you don’t have any gear? Don’t spend hundreds for one weekend. Come here first and see what we have! Thinking about trying out a new sport and don’t want to invest a lot in it until you know you like it? This is the place for you!