We're often asked, "How can we get into this sport?" Well, the first thing is to get educated, but then you need the gear. Here are some resources to get you on the skin track
5th Season - (Mt. Shasta, CA) - closest shop to Ashland that rents AT gear? Great shop with friendly folks. Stop in and say hi.
Get N Gear (Ashland, OR) - try your luck at this used outdoor gear store.
Rogue Ski Shop (Medford, OR) has some AT gear.
SkiMo Co - based out of SLC, UT - has a huge selection of SkiMo gear and great customer service
ONLINE USED GEAR RESOURCES
SkiMo Gear Swap & Forum - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1481122478829758/media
There are loads of resources on the web to get your started on your way up the hill. But it can get complicated. Read up online.
WildSnow has lots of info
You can get into the minutia and discuss on TGR Forums