Gear Rental

Grab your gear

There’s no reason to break the bank shopping for expensive equipment. At IU Outdoor Adventures, you can buy, rent, or borrow the gear you need at competitive prices while helping our mission of supporting students. What could be better?

To begin the equipment rental process, please submit a Gear Rental Request.

 

Discounted Rental Packages

Group of 1: $45/pnight
Group of 2-4: $38/night

• Degree-appropriate sleeping bag with liner

• Sleeping pad
• Headlamp
• Stove
• Sleep system (tent, tarp, or hammock)
• Water storage
• Dishwashing system
• Cook kit + percolator

- Not included in packages: Food, fuel, water purification, first aid kits
- All camping packages discounted when bringing own sleeping bag and/or sleep system
- Groups of 4+ please email oadesk@indiana.edu for custom pricing
- Consult our Adventure Specialists for input on where to go, how to plan, and how to use your rental equipment! Email oadesk@indiana.edu.

Group of 1: $50/night
Group of 2-4: $42/night

• Backing pack

• Degree-appropriate sleeping bag with liner
• Sleeping pad
• Headlamp
• Stove
• Sleep system (tent, tarp, or hammock)
• Water storage
• Dishwashing system
• Cook kit + percolator

- Not included in packages: Food, fuel, water purification, first aid kits
- All camping packages discounted when bringing own sleeping bag and/or sleep system
- Groups of 4+ please email oadesk@indiana.edu for custom pricing
- Consult our Adventure Specialists for input on where to go, how to plan, and how to use your rental equipment! Email oadesk@indiana.edu.

Group of 1: $57/night
Group of 2-4: $50/night

• Backpacking Package, plus:
• Rain jacket
• Rain pants
• Camp chair
• Compass
• Trekking Poles

- Not included in packages: Food, fuel, water purification, first aid kits
- All camping packages discounted when bringing own sleeping bag and/or sleep system
- Groups of 4+ please email oadesk@indiana.edu for custom pricing
- Consult our Adventure Specialists for input on where to go, how to plan, and how to use your rental equipment! Email oadesk@indiana.edu.

Group of 1: $30/night
Group of 2-4: $25/night

• Poles
• Snowshoes
• Headlamp
• BioLite FirePit
Backpacking with snowshoes?
Email oadesk@indiana.edu to inquire about making this a camping package.

- Not included in packages: Food, fuel, water purification, first aid kits
- All camping packages discounted when bringing own sleeping bag and/or sleep system
- Groups of 4+ please email oadesk@indiana.edu for custom pricing
- Consult our Adventure Specialists for input on where to go, how to plan, and how to use your rental equipment! Email oadesk@indiana.edu.

Group of 1: $65/night
Group of 2-4: $55/night

• Preferred watercraft(s)

• Dry bag
• Degree-appropriate sleeping bag with liner
• Sleeping pad
• Headlamp
• Stove
• Sleep system (tent, tarp, or hammock)
• Water storage
• Dishwashing system
• Cook kit + percolator

- Not included in packages: Food, fuel, water purification, first aid kits
- All camping packages discounted when bringing own sleeping bag and/or sleep system
- Groups of 4+ please email oadesk@indiana.edu for custom pricing
- Consult our Adventure Specialists for input on where to go, how to plan, and how to use your rental equipment! Email oadesk@indiana.edu.

Group of 1: $85/night
Group of 2-4: $78/night

• Mountain bike

• Helmet
• Tire repair kit
• Optional vehicle rack & lock
• Degree-appropriate sleeping bag with liner
• Sleeping pad
• Headlamp
• Stove
• Sleep system (tent, tarp, or hammock)
• Water storage
• Dishwashing system
• Cook kit + percolator

- Not included in packages: Food, fuel, water purification, first aid kits
- All camping packages discounted when bringing own sleeping bag and/or sleep system
- Groups of 4+ please email oadesk@indiana.edu for custom pricing
- Consult our Adventure Specialists for input on where to go, how to plan, and how to use your rental equipment! Email oadesk@indiana.edu.

All IU students, faculty, and staff receive a 10% discount on personal rentals.

Rental rates

Gear rental reservations can be made on site during our open hours, but drop-in reservations cannot be guaranteed. In order to provide you with the equipment you need, we recommend that your rental request be submitted 48 hours in advance. Payment can be made by credit card, bursar, or check.

Bikes
Item1 night2–3 nights4–7 nights
Mountain Bike (includes a helmet and repair kit)$30$56$86
Cruiser Bike (includes helmet)$25$47$72
Bike Rack (for vehicle)$10$16$26
Bike Lock$3$5$8
Camping
Item1 night2–3 nights4–7 nights
Lantern$10$16$26
Sleeping Bag (includes pad)$11$18$29
Sleeping Pad only$3$5$8
Backpack$11$18$29
Pack Cover$3$5$8
Headlamp$5$9$14
Crazy Creek Chair$4$6$10
Compass$3$5$8
Trekking Poles$7$12$19
Trowel$2$4$6
Water Drom$6$10$16
Rain Jacket$10$16$26
Rain Pants$10$16$26
Hammock$6$10$16
48 Oz Nalgene "Silo"$2$4$6
Bear Canister$5$9$14
Climbing
Item1 night2–3 nights4–7 nights
Shoes (Velcro/Laced)$7$12$19
Bouldering Pad$10$18$28
Cooking
Item1 night2–3 nights4–7 nights
Backpacking Stove$10$16$26
Two-burner Stove$10$16$26
Pot Set$6$10$16
Fry Bake (Pan)$6$10$10
Dutch Oven$6$10$16
Utensil Set$2$4$6
Cooler (60 Qt)$6$10$16
Lawn Games
Item1 night2–3 nights4–7 nights
Spike Ball$5$9$14
Slack Line$5$9$14
Kan Jam$5$9$14
Corn Hole$5$9$14
Shelters
Item1 night2-3 nights4-7 nights
2 Person Tent$17$25$42
3 Person Tent$19$27$46
4 Person Tent$21$29$50
6 Person Tent$23$31$54
Plastic Ground Tarp$3$4$7
Nylon Tarp$9$13$22
Water
Item1 night2–3 nights4–7 nights
Canoe$25$47$72
Recreational Kayak$25$47$72
Whitewater Kayak$25$47$72
Stand Up Paddle Board$25$47$72
Touring Kayak (Solo)$30$56$86
Touring Kayak (Tandem)$35$65$100
Wetsuit$10$16$26
Life Jacket$6$10$16
Paddle$6$10$16
Dry Bag$6$10$16
Winter
Item1 night2–3 nights4–7 nights
Cross-country Skis, Boots, and Poles$15$24$39
Snowshoes$11$18$28

Long-term rental discounts

Discounts are available for long-term (more than one week) rentals.

  • 8–14 nights: 10% off standard rental rate
  • 15–21 nights: 20% off standard rental rate
  • 22–28 nights: 30% off standard rental rate
  • 29+ nights: 40% off standard rental rate

Gear Rental Request