Rental Equipment

Plan your adventure and rent the necessary gear from our extensive list of outdoor equipment. Located in the new Recreation and Wellness Center, the Outdoor Programs Rental Office can assist you in making plans, acquiring maps, and renting the necessary gear for many types of outdoor adventures. Check out our interactive program map to find a hiking, climbing, boating, biking, or other recreational destination near by.  

Rental Fees

Rental fees are required when you reserve the equipment. All gear is rented for the designated rental period, no daily rates are available.  All reserved gear must be picked up by 4:30 p.m. on Friday.  Equipment must be returned by 4:30 p.m. on the designated due date or late fees will be assessed.  Equipment returned to Outdoor Programs damaged, excessively dirty, or with missing parts will be charged additional service fees.  A list of these fees can be provided upon request. Refunds are not issued due to unexpected weather, non-use, or changes in the renter’s usage plans. Each person renting equipment is required to fill out a Rental Agreement Form.  Outdoor Programs accepts cash, RU Express, credit cards, and checks as payment for rentals and trips. Please make checks payable to Radford University.

Extended Trips Rental Fees

For extended trips, contact the Outdoor Programs office for a price quote. Rental Office hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

Rental Items and Fees List