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The Bargain Basement & Rentals are closed today, 4/7/2023, at our Grand Ave location in Portland, OR.

Trading Post Information

We’re thrilled to be re-launching our used gear buying program after halting it for safety reasons during COVID-19. We’ve got updated protocols in place to keep our customers, staff and friends as safe as possible. We appreciate your patience and patronage during this crazy ride and are glad to have you with us on this next adventure.

Call before you visit:

•Portland Paddle Sports Center: 503-233-0706

•Scappoose Bay Paddling Center: 503-397-2161

•Sandy Oregon Store:  503-668-6500

What's New:
• Hand sanitizer galore.
• Regular cleaning and sanitation across the stores.
• Decreased capacity at the stores will continue, as will face coverings (cheers for sticking with us as we prioritize the health and safety of our customers and team!)

We built our reputation on selling high quality used gear at great prices and we’re sticking to what we know and what our customers are looking for. Our stores have everything you need for your outdoor adventures including apparel for the whole family and gear for all seasons and activity types!

We don't list used gear on our website but with your help, we keep each of our stores stocked full of fun stuff for everyone! Each of our four locations are prepared to buy and sell treasures!

Here is a list of what we accept

Outdoor Footwear:
Everything must be clean and complete with insoles and laces.


Most shapes & sizes of tents and backpacks are welcome.
Tents must be clean and functional. All zippers must be working.


Technical garments only please.
Brands that are not considered outdoor gear will not be accepted. Gently used only.
All apparel must be clean and fully functional. That means no holes, rips, tears or other flaws.


We will take most sizes and shapes of kayaks.
All watercraft must be fully functional and hole free.
All boats should be taken to the Paddle Sports Center directly.


Paddling Gear:
Must be clean, fully functional, and free of holes.
This category covers everything including paddles, dry tops, wet suits and dry bags.


Ski Gear:
No rear entry boots and all downhill skis must be shaped. No straight skis.
Cross country skis must have a currently manufactured binding system.
Downhill skis must be free of major damage and have a current manufacturer indemnified binding.


Snowboard Gear:
No step-in bindings or boots.
Boards must be in good condition, and free of major damage.
Boots must have laces and insoles.


Climbing Gear:
We buy shoes, chalk bags, crash pads, axes, and other non-safety rated equipment.


Disc Golf:
Most disc golf gear is accepted with the exception of damaged discs.


Cycling Gear:
Bike shoes must have a current interface for us to purchase.
We do not buy bike components of any kind.


Team Sports Equipment:
We selectively buy and sell some team sports items.


Please note that we have the right to refuse items that are not sanitary or do not meet the above criteria. Keep in mind that we offer in-store credit only for your used gear. Thank you.