Winter rentals available!
The Cascades Rentals is located in the Office of Student Life located on the first floor of the Residence Hall building. The Rentals Program is a division of the Cascades Adventures program which also includes the outdoor trips program and outdoor recreation resource library (trail guides & maps, field guides, skills & training books, environmental writings and more).
Cascades Rentals offers equipment rentals for a wide range of activities including camping, backpacking, rock climbing & bouldering, mountaineering, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, stand up paddling and more. Inter-departmental rentals are available upon request, Please inquire at the Cascades Rentals office.

Winter Term Hours of Operation

Monday 12 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Tuesday 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Thursday 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Friday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Reserve Equipment

(Please Allow at Least Two Business Days to Process Request)

Online Rental Reservation Request

General Rental Policies

  • Equipment must be picked up and returned during Cascades Rentals operating hours.

  • Eligibility to rent equipment is limited to OSU Cascades students, staff and faculty with a current OSU Cascades ID card.

  • Online reservation requests must be made a minimum of two days in advance.

  • Walk-in rentals are available however please allow yourself ample time (≈30 min)

  • Each renter may only rent equipment to outfit themselves plus one additional person.(Some exclusions apply) 

  • Reservation cancellations can be made in person or by phone during regular operating hours.

  • All equipment must be returned in the same condition by the end of operating hours on the return date. All late returns will be assessed a fee

  • Dirty, damaged, lost equipment, repairs, cleaning, or replacement costs will be assessed and charged to the renter.

Questions about our rental policies?

Contact us at or call us at 541-322-3116