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Rental Equipment

Office Location: 

Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center, Northeast corner

Hours:

Outdoor Program Hours

Phone:

(307) 766-2402

Email:

op@uwyo.edu

We have a large variety of outdoor gear available to rent! Check our student or faculty/staff price lists for equipment and prices. Before you rent, please be sure you understand our policies, below.

Rental Equipment Policies

Acknowledgment of Risk

I understand that the foregoing risks cannot be eliminated without jeopardizing the essential qualities of the activity and assume those not under the control of University staff. I expressly agree to accept and assume all risks of the activity for which the University equipment will be used. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary, and I elect to use the University’s equipment and participate in said activity in spite of these risks.

I acknowledge that the University has made no representations concerning my ability to safely use the rented equipment, and no representations or recommendations concerning the appropriateness of my proposed activity. I understand that l am solely and fully responsible for the selection of my proposed activity, including its appropriateness for my level of skill and experience.

I assume the risk of any defect in design or use and have the responsibility to examine the equipment prior to accepting it. I acknowledge that there are no warranties applicable to the equipment rented whether expressed or implied.

Waiver and Release

I hereby waive, release and forever discharge, and agree not to claim against the Board of Trustees of the University of Wyoming, its trustees, officers, employees, agents, representatives, instructors, and volunteers for any injuries, damages, costs, expenses or attorney fees. I further agree to defend, indemnify and hold the Board of Trustees of the University of Wyoming, its trustees, officers, employees, agents, representatives, instructors, and volunteers harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, expenses, attorney fees, costs or causes of action connected with or arising from my participation in this activity and use of University equipment.

Eligibility

Rental equipment is only available to University of Wyoming students, faculty, staff, and dependents and spouses with a valid WyoOne card. Renters must be age 18 or older. The user who makes the reservation, must be the renter who picks up and pays for the equipment. Furthermore, the equipment must be returned by the user who rented it. It will not be accepted by anyone else. If a student wishes to rent duplicates of a single item, they will be charged the student rate for the first item and the faculty/staff rate for the duplicate items. 

Payment

A valid credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover) is required to rent equipment. We accept cash, checks, credit or debit cards (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) for payment.

Late fees

Late fees begin the day after the equipment is due back. Renters are charged the “day” rate for each day (bike rentals will be charged 1/2 the semester rate per week) the equipment is late and continue to accrue until the equipment is returned.

Damaged or lost equipment

Renters will be charged for the repair and shipping of damaged equipment. If the item(s) are damaged beyond repair, lost, or stolen, the renter will be charged the full retail replacement cost.

Bike Rentals

When parking an Outdoor Program bicycle, you MUST lock the bicycle securely. Users are fully responsible for the full retail replacement cost for any lost or stolen bicycle.

Local, State, and Federal Laws

Rental users must abide by all pertinent local, state, and federal laws. This includes but is not limited to bicycle helmets, fishing licenses, watercraft inspection, and trespassing.

Equipment Transportation  

The rental user is solely responsible for loading and securing the rental equipment to their vehicle. Under no circumstances can or will an Outdoor Program staff member assist once the equipment leaves our facility. All necessary straps and padding will be provided to safely secure watercraft to the rental user’s vehicle.  

Cleaning fees

A cleaning fee of $20 will be charged for each item that is returned dirty or wet.

Please do not launder sleeping bags or wash tents without specific directions from staff as it may damage the items if done so incorrectly.

Failure to pay fees

Failure to pay late, damage, or cleaning fees will result in the indefinite loss of rental privileges until full payment is received. After 90 days of delinquency, the Outdoor Program will submit any outstanding fees (including equipment replacement) to your student account for payment.  Furthermore, access to Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center may be revoked until payment is received.

Refunds

No refunds are made for equipment that is rented but not used. Renters accept equipment “as-is" by signing this agreement.

Season Rentals

The Outdoor Program offers season rentals to students for the following items (limited quantities available) from the end of November through mid-April each year:

  • Skate ski package (includes skis, boots, and poles), $150
  • Classic ski package (includes skis, boots, and poles), $150
  • Ski touring package (includes skis, boots, poles, skins and helmet, $200
  • Split board package (includes board, bindings, helmet, and skins), $200
  • Avalanche safety package (includes beacon, shovel, and probe), $75

Season rental includes regular waxing on skis and boards. Limit: one season rental per student.

Student Rental Equipment and Prices

(PDF Student Rental Equipment and Prices list)


Backpacking/Camping Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
Backpack (internal frame Osprey®) 6 2 8
Bear canister 2 1 3
Compass (Suunto® mirrored with clinometer) 2 1 3
Cook stove and fuel bottle, lightweight backpacking (MSR Whisperlite®), fuel not included 5 2 7
Cook Stove, 2-burner propane (Coleman® or Brunton®), fuel not included 4 1 5
Cooking pots (lightweight MSR® pot set) 3 1 4
GPS (Garmin eTrex Vista Cx®) 5 2 7
Headlamp (Black Diamond Storm®) 3 1 4
Sleeping bag (30/0 degrees), may contain down 6/7 2 8/9
Sleeping pad (Thermarest®closed-cell foam) 2 1 3
Tent, lightweight backpacking (2/3 person) 6/7 2 8/9
Tent (2/4 person) 6/8 3 9/11
Hammock (single or double) 5 3 7
Bikes Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
In-town bike rental (includes helmet and lock) 25/semester  
Mountain bike: hard tail (26"/27.5"/29" wheels), or rigid fat tire (4" wide tires). Includes helmet and lock 15 5 20
Climbing/Mountaineering Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
Bouldering crash pad 3 1 4
Climbing helmet 2 1 3
Climbing shoes 5 2 7
Crampons (mountaineering or ice-climbing) 4 1 5
Ice axe (mountaineering or ice) 4 1 5
Mountaineering boots, plastic 4 1 5
Water/River Sports Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
Canoe (Old Town Discovery® 16'9"; incl. 3 PFD's, throw rope, bilge pump, foam block car rack kit, and 3 paddles)  38 13 51
Dry bag (NRS Bills Bag® 2.2 or 3.8 ft3) 2 1 3
Fly-fishing rod, reel, and float line (St. Croix®, 4 piece, 5 weight, 8'6" length), does not include leader 5 2 7
Whitewater Kayak Package (includes PFD, throw rope, helmet, spray skirt, and paddle)  21 7 28
Sit-on Top Kayak Package (includes PFD and paddle) 21 7 28
Paddle (Canoe, Kayak, or SUP) 3 1 4
Personal floatation device, jacket (type III) 2 1 3
Stand up paddle board (SUP), inflatable with case and pump (10’), or rigid with carrack kit (11’). Includes paddle, leash, and PFD 21 7 28
Winter Recreation Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
Alpine touring ski package (skis, boots, poles, skins) 28 2 30
Avalanche probe 3 1 4
Avalanche safety package (transceiver, shovel and probe) 10 2 12
Avalanche transceiver (BCA Tracker 2®) 6 2 8
Cross country ski package (Fisher® skis, boots, and poles) 10 2 12
Poles (collapsible, skate, or classic)  3 1 4
Skate ski package  (Fisher® skis, boots, and poles) 16 2 18
Snowshoes (Atlas® or MSR® 22"-33" length) 6 2 8
Snow shovel, collapsible 3 1 4
Split board (Voilē® Mojo with bindings and skins) 28 2 30
*Weekend rate assumes a Friday pick up and a Monday drop-off


Faculty/Staff Rental Equipment and Prices

(PDF Faculty/Staff Rental Equipment and Prices)

Backpacking/Camping Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
Backpack (internal frame Osprey®) 8 3 11
Bear canister 3 1 4
Compass (Suunto® mirrored with clinometer) 3 1 4
Cook stove and fuel bottle, lightweight backpacking (MSR Whisperlite®), fuel not included 6 2 8
Cook stove, 2-burner propane (Coleman® or Brunton®), fuel not included 5 2 7
Cooking pots (lightweight MSR® pot set) 4 1 5
GPS (Garmin eTrex Vista Cx®) 7 2 9
Headlamp (Black Diamond Storm®) 4 1 5
Sleeping bag (30/0 degrees) 8/9 3 11/12
Sleeping pad (Thermarest® closed-cell foam) 3 1 4
Tent, lightweight backpacking (2/3 person) 8/9 3 11/12
Tent (2/4 person) 8/10 3 11/13
Hammock (single or double) 8 4 10
Bikes Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
In-town bike rental (includes helmet and lock) 50/semester
Mountain bike, hard-tail (26"/27.5"/29" wheels), or rigid fat tire (4" wide tires). Includes helmet and lock 20 7 27
Climbing/Mountaineering Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
Bouldering crash pad 4 1 5
Climbing helmet 3 1 4
Climbing shoes 6 2 8
Crampons (mountaineering or ice-climbing) 5 2 7
Ice axe (mountaineering or ice) 5 2 7
Mountaineering boots, plastic 5 2 7
Water/River Sports Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
Canoe (Old Town Discovery® 16'9"; incl. 3 PFD's, throw rope, bilge pump, foam block car rack kit, and 3 paddles) 50 17 67
Dry bag (NRS Bills Bag® 2.2 or 3.8 ft3) 3 1 4
Fly-fishing rod, reel, and float line (St. Croix®, 4 piece, 5 weight, 8'6" length), does not include leader 7 2 9
Whitewater Kayak Package (includes PFD, throw rope, helmet, spray skirt, and paddle) 28 9 37
Sit-on Top Kayak Package (includes PFD and paddle) 28 9 37
Paddle (canoe, kayak, or SUP) 4 1 5
Personal floatation device, jacket (type III) 3 1 4
Stand up paddle board (SUP), inflatable with case and pump (10’), or rigid with carrack kit (11’). Includes paddle, leash, and PFD 28 9 37
Winter Recreation Day 1
Add'l Day Weekend*
Alpine touring ski package (skis, boots, poles, skins) 42 3 45
Avalanche probe 4 1 5
Avalanche safety package (transceiver, shovel and probe) 12 3 15
Avalanche transceiver (BCA Tracker 2®) 8 3 11
Cross country ski package (Fisher® skis, boots, poles) 12 3 15
Poles (collapsible, skate, classic) 4 1 5
Skate ski package (Fisher® skis, boots, poles) 18 2 20
Snowshoes (Atlas® or MSR® 22"-33" length) 8 3 11
Snow shovel, collapsible 4 1 5
Split board (Voilē® Mojo with bindings and skins) 42 3 45
*Weekend rate assumes a Friday pick up and a Monday drop-off
Contact Us

Outdoor Program

Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center, Rm. 141

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3604

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2402

Email: op@uwyo.edu

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