Gear Rentals

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The Center for Outdoor Adventure rents to everyone including the general public and the University of Minnesota community. Stop by and let us know how you plan to venture out!


Rental Center Hours

Summer Session

May 20th - August 30th

CLOSED - May 25th - May 27th & July 4th

Monday & Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 

Camping and Backpacking

Camping and Backpacking

 

Item Number of Nights
  1 2 - 3 +
Backpack  $6 $12 $2
2 Person Tent $9 $18 $4
3 Person Tent $10 $20 $5
4 Person Tent $13 $26 $6
6 Person Tent $15 $30 $7
3 Person Mountaineering Tent $18 $36 $9
4 Person Mountaineering Tent $20 $40 $10
Sleeping Bag ( 3 Season) $5 $10 $2
Sleeping Bag (Winter) $6 $12 $3
Sleeping Pad (foam) $2 $4 $1
Sleeping Pad (air) $3 $6 $2
Tarp (10 x 10) $3 $6 $2
Headlamp $2 $4 $1
Lantern $3 $6 $2
Water Filter $4 $8 $2
Cookset  $3 $6 $2
Backpacking Stove $3 $6 $2
2 Burner Stove $4 $8 $2
Fuel Canister $5 $5 $5
Trekking Poles $2 $4 $1
Water Drom 4L $2 $4 $1
Bear Proof Container $4 $8 $2
Cooler $2 $4 $1
Hammock  $6 $10 $4

Climbing and Mountaineering

Climbing and Mountaineering

 

Item Number of Nights
  1 2 - 3 +
Bouldering Crash Pad $6 $12 $3
Climbing Shoes $3 $5 $2
Helmet $3 $5 $2
Harness $3 $5 $2
Mountaineering Boots $6 $12 $3
Crampons $5 $10 $3

Ski and Snowshoeing

Ski and Snowshoeing

 

Item Number of Nights
  1 2 - 3 +
Classic Ski Pack $9 $18 $4
Skate Ski Package $11 $22 $5
Adult Snowshoes $8 $16 $4
Kids Snowshoes $2 $4 $1
Snowshoe Poles $2 $4 $1

Biking

Biking

Looking for a fast, healthy, and convenient way to get around campus? The Outdoor Center has single speed bike rentals for one or two semesters.

One Semester Bike Rental: $75 + tax
Two Semester Bike Rental: $125 + tax
 

Item Number of Nights
  1 2 - 3 +
Mountain Bike (Hardtail) $30 $50 $15
Single Speed Bike $10 $20 $5
Fat Bike $25 $45 $15
Bike Packing Packs $8 $16 $4

Water Activities

Water Activities

 

Item Number of Nights
  1 2 - 3 +
Canoe  $40 $80 $25
Canoe Portage Pack $4 $8 $2
Canoe Chair $2 $4 $1
Stand Up Paddleboard (Hard Top) $20 $35 $15
Stand Up Paddleboard (Inflatable) $20 $35 $15
Wetsuit $5 $10 $2
Dry Bag $2 $4 $1