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Equipment Rentals

Inventory and Instructions

Outdoor Recreation offers essential outdoor hiking and camping equipment available for rent to all of our college community. All rentals are free for students, staff, and faculty (deposits apply). Available outdoor gear for rent includes the following: 

  • Tents (4-Person & 6-Person) 
  • Sleeping bags (rated to 15 degrees) and antimicrobial liners 
  • Sleeping pads 
  • Backpacks (50L, 65L, & 90L sizes)
  • YETI Tundra Haul coolers 

Using the link below, please create your online membership and review/sign the Outdoor Rentals Contract and Outdoor Gear Care Instructions thoroughly before renting any equipment!

All outdoor equipment can be reserved and picked up with front desk staff at the Pepperdine Fitness Center.

The last day to reserve equipment for the semester is April 12, 2024. Equipment rentals will not be active during the summer.


  Rental Process for Individuals

This rental process applies to all individuals who wish to rent gear for themselves. Reservations cannot be made in advance for individuals at this time. All equipment must be checked out in person on the day-of and are on a first-come-first-served basis. Individuals may reserve equipment for a duration period of up to eight days at a time.

To reserve equipment:

  • Step 1 - Create an equipment rentals membership if you do not have one already. You will be required to pay a refundable amount of $1.00 to store your credit card on file in case equipment is returned damaged, dirty, late, etc.

  • Step 2 - Head to the Pepperdine Fitness Center front desk and let the staff know which outdoor equipment you are wanting to rent (advanced reservations coming soon). 

  • Step 3 -  Review the rental contract and Gear Care Instructions again.

  • Step 4 - Collect your gear and have a blast on your adventure!

   Rental Process for Groups

This rental process applies to groups of two or more people. All group rentals can be made up to three weeks in advance and are based on inventory availability. Groups may reserve equipment for a duration period of up to eight days at a time.

Please contact with your CWID, group name, and contact info to make any group reservations and special requests.