OA Equipment Room Location: 350 Alexander Street
The Equipment Room is not open during breaks and final exams, and on a limited schedule during midterms. Equipment rental is only for students, faculty and staff of Princeton University. PUID required.
Spring Reading Period Schedule
Thursday, May 10th: 4:45-6:15pm
Friday, May 11th: 1:45-3:15pm
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.
|GENERAL CAMPING ITEMS||Students/Faculty/Staff Cost/Day||OA Leaders Cost/Day|
|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 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 (w/out medications)||$ 1.00 per trip|
|Weather Radio||$ 1.00 per trip|
|Rain Jacket||$ 1.00||$ 0.50|
|Platypus Water Filter||NA||$1|
|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||$ --||$ --|
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:
- Number of days/nights that the equipment is used.
- 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.
- Items returned that must be cleaned by ER staff will be assessed a $5.00 cleaning charge.
- If items are damaged or lost during use, the renters will will be charged for damages incurred or replacement.