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.

Summer Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 10am-4pm
Friday By Appointment Only
Weekends Closed

Reserve Equipment

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

Please note that rentals will be temporarily suspended from June 13th through July 11th, 2022. Thank you for your understanding!

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