Gear Scholarships

Isella Outdoor exists to empower folks with the gear they need to get outside.

We fund gear scholarships by taking proceeds from consignment items to ensure equitable access to outdoor recreation.

Gear Scholarships so far:

  • September 2020: Labor Day Backpacking
  • 3 Backpacking Bundles
  • October 2020: Rocktober x Edelrid
  • 2 Sport Climbing Kits
  • 1 Trad Climbing Kit
  • December 2020: Backcountry Ski Kit for Annette
  • Skis, backpack, beacon/shovel/probe
  • In support of Annette's EDGE Outdoors initiative
  • February 2021: Snowshoe Gear Scholarship
  • Specifically for the mamas! We donated an adult & child pair of snowshoes and Osprey backpack to a would-be snowshoer.
  • March 2021: Trail Mixed Collab - Intro to Mountaineering Course
  • Full tuition paid for 1 Trail Mixed mountaineering student.
    Coming up... Spring Bike Scholarship... Ultralight Backpacking Scholarship... And more! If you have an idea for a project or would like to support a gear scholarship, reach out to us at We're all ears!