Equipment Rental

Hours of Operation

Mondays 2:30pm-6pm

Thursdays 5pm-7pm

Fridays 2:30pm-6pm


**Outdoor Pursuits Rental Office will be closed for Spring Break 3/9-3/17**



Outdoor Pursuits operates to provide the University of Kansas community the opportunity to rent outdoor equipment. Outdoor Pursuits offers different types of camping, backpacking, and other outdoor equipment to rent to KU Students, Faculty and Staff

How it works

  • Gear must be returned by close of business on the day it is due.

Contact Us

  • 785-864-1843


Equipment Rental Rates and Fees

***PLEASE NOTE: Effective August 20, 2023 users will be required to set up tents prior to pickup and again upon return of item. This ensures all users know how to properly utilize the equipment and verify all items needed are present. Please plan time accordingly.***

2-person tent: $3/day

4-person tent: $4.50/day

5/6-person tent: $6/day

Small dry bag: $0.75/day

Life jacket: $1/day

Large dry bag: $1.50/day

Canoe: $9/day

Inflatable Paddleboard: $7/day

Inflatable Kayak: $9/day

MSR camp stove: $3/day

MSR cook set: $1/day

Propane stove: $2.50/day

Fuel bottle (empty): $0.50/day

Chest Cooler: $3/day

Sleeping bag: $2/day

Sleeping pad: $1/day

Climbing shoes: $5/day

Backpack: $3/day

Hammock: $2/day

$5 per day for each day the rental is late (fee is per item)

All equipment must be returned clean and in good condition with all parts or a $20 cleaning fee will be charged. If equipment is returned without all the parts, a replacement fee will be assessed. This includes gear subjected to rain or water.

Staff can provide a complete list of replacement and damage fees. Most common fees are for tent stakes and sleeping pad fasteners. Please don't lose them.