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We rent top of the line equipment for camping, backpacking, surfing, canoeing, kayaking, and more. We have an educated staff on hand as well as maps and guidebooks to help you plan your next adventure. Reservations can be made most weekends, including fall and spring recess and spring break. We also offer extended rentals over winter and summer break. Reservations must be made in-person at the Outdoor Adventure Center and the full payment for the rental must be made upfront. There is no additional reservation fee, however if a reservation is canceled, the rental fee is not returned. If you would like to inquire about equipment availability before coming in to make a reservation, please contact us by email at email@example.com or by phone at 713-348-HIKE (4453).
Rental service is currently only available to Recreation Center Members.
Phone: 713-348-HIKE (4453) or 713-348-4069Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
* Propane Fuel is available for purchase with Stove Rental. $4 for each 16oz cylinder.
**It is required that you provide proper transportation vehicles when renting multiple canoes or kayaks.
**Canoe rentals include life jackets and paddles for 2.
**Kayak rentals include life jacket, paddle, and seat for 1.
• Rice University assumes no responsibility for accidents or injuries resulting from the use of rented equipment.
• If the equipment is returned
damaged, the renter may be subject to repair fees. This includes the cost of
materials required to fix the items plus a repair shop fee of $15 per hour. If
equipment is damaged beyond repair, the full retail value of the item and
shipping costs will be charged.
• Persons returning rental gear beyond
its due date will be charged the difference between the reservation rate and
the next tier for rental pricing. Payment will be made upon the successful
return of the gear. If the gear isn't returned by 3 weeks after the rental,
then full retail value will be charged. The renter’s student account will be
charged if payment is not made prior to the end of the semester.
• Individuals renting gear for an
entire group are liable if the equipment isn’t returned properly.
• All reservations and fees must be paid by cash,
credit card, or check made payable to Rice University. Currently, credit cannot be accepted past 4:30 PM.
• ROPE does not issue
refunds in the event of patron cancellations.
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