Rental / Resource Center

Outdoor Pursuits Rental Gear

OP is dedicated to helping students, faculty, and staff with their outdoor needs! Whether it’s one day, one weekend, or one month, we have a huge inventory of outdoor equipment for rent.  Ranging from backpacks, tents, and sleeping bags to whitewater kayaks and crash pads, this gear will provide you with the peace of mind that you’ve got what you need no matter what the experience calls for. Equipment rentals are open to WFU Faculty and Staff as well. Let us help you get outside!

To rent gear, just come to the Rental Center that is located in Outdoor Pursuits, 1st Floor of the Wellbeing Center (near the pool).

Rental Center Hours are:

Fall & Spring Semesters
Monday and Friday, 12:00-6:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday, 2:00-6:00pm

Summer & Intersessions
By appointment only – email

Rental Policies

  • OP Rental Gear Policies:
    • OP rents equipment to anyone holding a current WFU faculty, staff, or student ID.
    • The customer is responsible for late, lost, stolen, or damaged gear. All customers must sign a rental contract in the OP office prior to renting any gear from OP. Rental equipment is taken “AS IS”, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that the equipment is in proper working order prior to leaving.
    • All customers must show a valid WFU ID to rent equipment from OP.
    • Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance of pick-up date.
    • Please note that all reservations must be paid in full at the time of reservation.

    Note: You WILL be charged for late, lost, stolen or damaged gear.

    • FOR ALL BOAT RENTALS: Customers must contact the OP administrator no later than 48 hours prior to desired pick-up time for any boat rental.
  • Cancellation Policies:

    In the event that you must cancel your reservation, please note the following cancellation stipulations:

    • Cancellations made the day before or day of scheduled pick up will receive NO REFUND.
    • Cancellations made any time three days or more from the scheduled pick up will receive a FULL REFUND.

Land-Based Equipment

EquipmentDay Rate (1-2 Days)Weekend Rate (3-4 Days)Week Rate (5-7 Days)
Internal Frame Backpack (Expedition, Week/Weekend, Overnight)$6$9$18
Bouldering Pad$5$10$30
1 Burner Backcountry Stove$2$3$6
2 Burner Coleman Stove$5$8$15
2 Person Backcountry Tent$8$12$20
3 Person Backcountry Tent$8$12$20
Sleeping Bag (45 Degree, 30 Degree, 15 Degree)$5$8$15
Sleeping Pad$2$3$6
Cook Set (includes pot grips, serving spoon, spatula)$2$3$6
Eno Hammock w/Straps$3$5$8
Eno Rain Fly$3$5$8
Stuff Sack$1$2$4
Rain Jacket or Rain Pants$3$5$8
Climbing Shoes$3$5$8

Water-Based Equipment

EquipmentDay Rate (1-2 Days)Weekend Rate (3-4 Days)Week Rate (5-7 Days)
Canoe Set**$25$40$80
Stand Up Paddle Board Set**$25$40$80
Sea Kayak Set**$25$40$80
Canoe Paddle$2$3$6
Kayak Paddle$2$3$6
Dry Bag (Multiple Sizes/Styles)$2$3$6
Dry Top$4$6$15
Splash Jacket$2$3$6
River Booties$2$3$6
Bilge Pump$1$2$4
Wet Suit$4$6$15

** All boat sets come with PFD’s, Paddles, and Tie Down Straps**