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OA Equipment Rental

OA Equipment Room Location: 350 Alexander Street

Equipment rental is only for students, faculty and staff of Princeton University. PUID required. 

Fall 2018 Schedule

CLOSED September 26th.  Will reopen on Friday, September 28th as scheduled.

Wednesdays, 4:45pm-6:15pm

Fridays 2:45pm-4:15pm

Beginning September 26th.  Not open during breaks and final exams. Limited schedule during midterms. 

It is appreciated if you email OA ahead of time with rental requests, so the Equipment Room staff can begin gathering your items.  For First Aid Kits, one week advance notice is required to guarantee availability. 

 

We offer reduced rental pricing for extended trips:
1-4 days:  no discount
5-7 days:  20% off total rental fee
8+ days:   40% off total rental fee

Student group rentals will receive an extra 20% discount if group funds are being billed.
Late Fees: after 2 weeks (the 3rd week) a 10% late fee will be added for each successive week until the gear is returned.

Rental Fees

GENERAL CAMPING ITEMS Students/Faculty/Staff Cost/Day OA Leaders Cost/Day
Backpack-Internal Frame

$ 8.00

$ 4.00
Sleeping Bag (typically 30F) $ 6.00 $ 3
Stuff Sack with Sleeping Bag $ -- $ --
Extra Stuff Sack $ 0.50 $ 0.25
Sleeping Pad (ridge rest) $ 1.00 $ 0.50
3 or 4 person tent $ 10.00 $ 5.00
Tarp $ 3.00 $ 1.50
75' rope 1/4 inch $ 0.50 $ 0.25
carabiners & zinc ring (for bear bagging, not climbing) $ 1.00 $ 0.50
35' parachute cord $ 0.50 $ 0.25
compass $ 0.50 $ 0.25
trowel kit $ 2.00 $ 1.00
water bottle $ 0.50 $ 0.25
Dromedary Bag (water container)- 10L $ 2.00 $ 1.00
First Aid Kit (without medications) $ 1.00 per trip  
Weather Radio $ 1.00 per trip  
Rain Jacket $ 1.00 $ 0.50
Aquamira $0.50 $0.25
Platypus Water Filter NA $1
Trekking Poles $1.00 $0.50

 

COOKING GEAR ITEMS Students/Faculty/Staff Cost/Day OA Leaders Cost/Day
Small Pot (3L) $1.00 $ 0.50
Large Pot (5L) $1.00 $ 0.50
pot grippers/ "spondonicles" $ -- $ --
frying pan 9" $ 1.00 $ 0.50
large spoon $ 0.50 $ 0.25
large spatula $ 0.50 $ 0.25
MSR whisperlite Stove (OA Leaders only) NA $ 1.50
MSR Pocket Rocket $ 3.00 $ 1.50
lighter- w/ stove $ -- $ --
Pocket Rocket Fuel $ 4.00  
MSR fuel bottle NA $ 2.00
fuel funnel- w/ fuel bottle $ -- $ --

 

RENTAL POLICIES

Pick Up: Equipment may be picked up from the time the Equipment Room opens until fifteen minutes before it is scheduled to close.

Cost: Charges will be assessed on the basis of:

  1. Number of days/nights that the equipment is used.
  2. Number of days the equipment is past due.

Payment: Preferred form of payment is charging a student account, but we also accept check and cash (exact change necessary).

Return:  Equipment must be returned clean and in good condition. 

  1. Items returned that must be cleaned by ER staff will be assessed a $5.00 cleaning charge.
  2. If items are damaged or lost during use, the renters will will be charged for damages incurred or replacement.
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