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Book Gear: 403.220.5038

  • Book ahead: For the best selection and a faster pick-up—our system allows unlimited, advanced bookings
  • Deposit: Have a Visa or MasterCard ready (a non-refundable, half-day booking deposit is required to confirm bookings)
  • Sizing: Try on boots and clothing to ensure that the gear fits properly
  • Liability: You‘re responsible for the gear you rent. Consider extended insurance on your home to cover loss or damage.
  • Group Rentals: Email grouprentals@ucalgary.ca to fill out a booking form in advance.

Pick Up Your Gear

  • Use our FREE 15-minute loading zone (ask front desk staff for a time-stamped parking pass to display on your dashboard)
  • Bring Driver’s License (photo ID). You will require a credit card to rent some of our more expensive gear.

Rental Rates

  • All fees shown are per day; prices subject to change at the end of each season.
  • Outdoor Centre course participants, UCalgary students, and large not-for-profit groups receive a 10% discount.
Item Category Price
4-person tent Campground Tents 19.00
6-person tent Campground Tents 24.00
2-person tent Backpack Tents (3-Season) 18.00
3-person tent Backpack Tents (3-Season) 21.00
4-person tent Backpack Tents (3-Season) 24.00
2-person tent Expedition Tents (4-Season) 21.00
3-person tent Expedition Tents (4-Season) 23.00
4-person tent Expedition Tents (4-Season) 26.00
Canopy (10' x 10') Shelters 14.00
Tarps Shelters 10.00
Summer sleeping bag (to 0°C) Sleeping Gear 9.00
3-season sleeping bag (to -9°C) Sleeping Gear 10.00
4-season sleeping bag (to -20°C) Sleeping Gear 11.00
Sleeping bag liner Sleeping Gear 2.00
Therm-a-rest mat (lrg) Sleeping Gear 5.00
Therm-a-rest mat (sm) Sleeping Gear 3.00
Foam sleeping mat Sleeping Gear 2.00
Bivy sack Sleeping Gear 5.00
Backpack (60/70/80L) Backpacks 9.00
Day pack (40L) Backpacks 6.50
Child carrier pack Backpacks 6.00
2-burner camp stove Camp Stove / Cooking Gear 6.00
1-burner backpack stove Camp Stove / Cooking Gear 4.00
Pot set Camp Stove / Cooking Gear 5.00
Camp cooler (67L) Camp Stove / Cooking Gear 4.00
Camp cooler (100L) Camp Stove / Cooking Gear 6.00
Hiking boots Hiking / Clothing 9.00
Hiking poles (adjustable length) Hiking / Clothing 3.00
Rain jacket Hiking / Clothing 6.00
Rain pants Hiking / Clothing 6.00
Shell jacket Hiking / Clothing 10.00
Shell pants Hiking / Clothing 10.00
Gaiters Hiking / Clothing 3.00
Insulated Gloves Hiking / Clothing 5.00
Trail / walking microspikes Hiking / Clothing 4.00
Mountain bike (front suspension) Biking 35.00
Full suspension bike (xc/trail) Biking 42.00
Road bike Biking 32.00
Cyclocross Biking 35.00
FAT mountain bike Biking 35.00
Urban hybrid bike Biking 30.00
Tandem bicycle (for two) Biking 35.00
Bike trailer (2 children) Biking 14.00
Trail-a-bike (1 child) Biking 8.00
Bike helmet Biking 3.00
Bike lock Biking 3.00
Rear panniers Biking 5.00
Pannier rack Biking 5.00
Repair kit Biking 8.00
Headlamp - Batteries not included Navigation / Communication 2.50
GPS unit Navigation / Communication 15.00
Satellite phone (+ minutes) Navigation / Communication 20.00
Climbing package (shoes, harness, belay device, carabiner) Climbing wall use only Climbing 17.00
Rock shoes Climbing wall use only Climbing  9.00
Climbing harness Climbing wall use only Climbing 6.00
Webbing harness Climbing 4.00
Belay device (Grigori or ATC) Climbing wall use only Climbing 2.00
Canoe trailer (2" ball 6-8 canoes) Trailers & Car Racks 65.00
Raft large flatbed trailer Trailers & Car Racks 65.00
Enclosed utility trainer (2" ball) Trailers & Car Racks 75.00
Bike trunk rack (2 bikes) Trailers & Car Racks 6.00
Rooftop carrier box (250L) Trailers & Car Racks 15.00
Mountaineering boots Mountaineering & Glacier 15.00
Webbing harness Mountaineering & Glacier 4.00
Crampons (rigid or flexible) Mountaineering & Glacier 7.00
Mountaineering ice axe Mountaineering & Glacier 5.00
Climbing helmet Mountaineering & Glacier 5.00
Tripping canoe Canoes 26.00
Performance touring canoe Canoes 28.00
Whitewater tandem canoe Canoes 30.00
Whitewater solo canoe Canoes 24.00
Canoe paddle Canoes 4.00
Whitewater kayak package (kayak, paddle, spray deck, helmet and PFD) River Kayaks 36.00
Whitewater kayak River Kayaks 21.00
Recreational kayak River Kayaks 18.00
Pack raft Rafts 40.00
Kayak spray deck River Kayaks 6.00
Kayak paddle River Kayaks 6.00
Whitewater helmet River Kayaks 3.00
Inflatable SUP Board (river or touring) Stand-Up Paddle Boards 16.00
Rigid SUP Board Stand-Up Paddle Boards 21.00
Paddle Stand-Up Paddle Boards 5.00
Plastic single sea kayak Sea Kayaks 20.00
Fibreglass single sea kayak Sea Kayaks 26.00
Plastic double sea kayak Sea Kayaks 22.00
Fibreglass double sea kayak Sea Kayaks 35.00
Sea kayak paddle Sea Kayaks 6.00
Sea kayak spray deck Sea Kayaks 6.00
PFD (personal flotation device) Paddling Accessories 3.00
Whitewater helmet Paddling Accessories 3.00
Dry-bags (small, medium, large) Paddling Accessories 5.00
Dry-barrel (70 L) Paddling Accessories 5.00
Dry-barrel with harness Paddling Accessories 6.00
Rescue throw rope bag Paddling Accessories 2.50
Wetsuit (Farmer John/Jane) Wetsuit & Paddle Gear 10.00
Youth wetsuit Wetsuit & Paddle Gear 6.00
Triathlon wetsuit (no sleeves) Wetsuit & Paddle Gear 18.00
Wetsuit boots (with sole 3mm) Wetsuit & Paddle Gear 5.00
Paddling jacket Wetsuit & Paddle Gear 5.00
Fishing waders Wetsuit & Paddle Gear 10.00
Wading boots Wetsuit & Paddle Gear 5.00
4-person floater raft (includes high-volume pump, bailer and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Floater Rafts - Not for whitewater 45.00
6-person floater raft (includes high-volume pump, bailer and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Floater Rafts - Not for whitewater 55.00
8-person floater raft (includes high-volume pump, bailer and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Floater Rafts - Not for whitewater 75.00
10-person floater raft (includes high-volume pump, bailer and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Floater Rafts - Not for whitewater 85.00
10-person oar rig (includes high-volume pump, bailer and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Floater Rafts - Not for whitewater 45.00
6-person whitewater raft (includes high-volume pump and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Whitewater Rafts - Self bailing floor 85.00
8-person whitewater raft (includes high-volume pump and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Whitewater Rafts - Self bailing floor 105.00
10-person oar rig (includes high-volume pump and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Whitewater Rafts - Self bailing floor 45.00
10-12-person whitewater raft (includes high-volume pump and throwbag, return time is 6pm) Whitewater Rafts - Self bailing floor 145.00
Raft pump high-volume Rafts 6.00
Raft paddle Rafts 2.00
Raft life jacket (whitewater) Rafts 3.00
Whitewater helmet Rafts 3.00
Avalanche transceiver - Batteries not included Avalanche Safety Gear 8.00
Avalanche transceiver - Performance - Batteries not included Avalanche Safety Gear 10.00
Avalanche probe Avalanche Safety Gear 4.00
Snow shovel Avalanche Safety Gear 5.00
Snow saw Avalanche Safety Gear 2.50
Technical axe (adze or hammer) Ice Climbing 8.00
Technical axe (Nomic) Ice Climbing 11.00
Webbing harness Ice Climbing 4.00
Ice climbing boots Ice Climbing 15.00
Technical ice crampons Ice Climbing 7.00
Climbing helmet Ice Climbing 4.00
Dry Ice tools (gym only) Ice Climbing 5.00
Snowshoes Snowshoeing 10.00
Snowshoes: Performance Snowshoeing 12.00
Snow boots Snowshoeing 6.00
Ski poles (fixed length) Snowshoeing 2.00
Adjustable poles (3-stage) Snowshoeing 3.00
Shell jacket Winter Clothing 10.00
Shell pants Winter Clothing 10.00
Insulated ski jacket Winter Clothing 10.00
Insulated ski pants Winter Clothing 10.00
Gloves Winter Clothing 5.00
XC ski package (skis, boots, poles) Cross-Country Skiing 17.00
Waxable XC skis (NNN-II binding) Cross-Country Skiing 7.50
No-wax XC skis (NNN-II binding) Cross-Country Skiing 7.50
Jr. XC ski package (skis, boots, poles) Cross-Country Skiing 10.00
Jr. XC skis (90-160cm) Cross-Country Skiing 4.00
Jr. XC ski boots (size 26-35) Cross-Country Skiing 4.00
Jr. XC ski poles (70-110cm) Cross-Country Skiing 2.00
Jr. XC ski season lease Cross-Country Skiing 180.00
Light metal edge XC skis Cross-Country Skiing 9.50
Light metal edge XC skis with skins Cross-Country Skiing 17.50
XC ski boots (NNN-II) Cross-Country Skiing 7.50
XC ski poles Cross-Country Skiing 2.00
Skate skis Cross-Country Skiing 9.50
Skate ski boots Cross-Country Skiing 8.00
Skate ski poles Cross-Country Skiing 2.50
XC wax kit Cross-Country Skiing 1.50
XC ski sled (pulk: towing max 60lb) Cross-Country Skiing 12.00
Downhill skis Downhill Skiing 15.00
Ski boots Downhill Skiing 8.00
Ski poles Downhill Skiing 2.00
Ski/snowboard helmet Downhill Skiing 5.00
Jr. skis (80-130cm) Downhill Skiing 9.00
Jr. ski boots (up to size 5) Downhill Skiing 5.00
Jr. downhill ski package (skis, boots, poles) Downhill Skiing 16.00
Jr. downhill season lease Downhill Skiing 192.00
Snowboard Snowboarding 22.00
Snowboard boots Snowboarding 8.00
Snowboard helmet Snowboarding 5.00
Snowboard package (board, boots, helmet) Snowboarding 35.00
Split board (with touring skins) Snowboarding 40.00
Adjustable poles (3-stage) Snowboarding 3.00
Jr. Snowboard Snowboarding 9.00
Jr. Snowboard boots Snowboarding 3.00
Alpine touring skis & skins Backcountry Skiing 20.00
Alpine touring boots Backcountry Skiing 14.00
Dynafit & Black Diamond skis & skins Backcountry Skiing 22.00
Dynafit TLT5 boots Backcountry Skiing 16.00
Wide telemark skis & skins (with 7TM release bindings) Backcountry Skiing 19.00
Telemark boots Backcountry Skiing 14.00
Ski poles (fixed length) Backcountry Skiing 2.00
Adjustable poles (3-stage) Backcountry Skiing 3.00
Hockey skates Skating 10.00
TrailRider Wheelchair 12.00

Multi-day Discounts

Days Rented Days Charged
1 Day Approximately 24 hr period depending on drop off time.
No advanced booking for mid-day pickups - 10am-5pm
1
Rafts 1 day 1 day rate is 8am pickup to 6pm drop off or earlier. 1
Weekend* Friday anytime to Monday anytime 2
Long Weekends* Friday anytime to Tuesday anytime 3
Week (7 days)* Pick up anytime on Day 1 and drop off anytime on Day 7 4
10 Days* Pick up anytime on Day 1 and drop off anytime on Day 10 5
2 Weeks* Pick up anytime on Day 1 and drop off anytime on Day 14 7

TrailRider

 TrailRider Transport Wheelchair

We are now featuring the TrailRider Wheelchair as a rental item, specially designed for wilderness access, for only $12/day.

Call 403-220-5038 or email outdoor@ucalgary.ca for more information.

Raft Rentals - as of June 1st, 2015

Pick Up         Return Days Charged
8-4 Before 6pm same day         1 Day
8-4 By 8:30am next day 1 Day + Overnight
8-4 Before 6pm next day 2 Days
4-8* Before 6pm next day 1 Day + Overnight

*Available to walk-in clients only
Late fees are charged at 1 rental day
Multi-day rentals (3 days+) are charged at regular rates

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