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Outdoor Equipment Rental Center (OERC)

Students, faculty, staff, and community members can rent anything from backpacks to snowshoes to sleeping bags. The OERC is located on the ground floor of Base Camp.
Outdoor Education Equipment Rentals

Center Hours

Wednesday, December 13th will be the last regular hours of the Fall semester.
Rentals over the winter break are by appointment, please contact OE at 315-228-7972 or email rbenson@colgate.edu. Rentals will not be available during the University holiday from December 22-January 1.

Late Returns

For each day late, renters will be charged 1/2 of the base rate per day for each item.

Damaged Gear

A repair/replacement fee may be charged.

3-Hour Rentals

Items must be picked up and dropped off on the same day (i.e. during OERC open hours).

We do not rent the following gear to the public: climbing harnesses, ropes, webbing, hardware, ice climbing tools, boats, PFDs, avalanche gear, or first aid kits.