Thank you for your interest in renting from the ASMSU Outdoor Recreation Program! During these unprecedented times, we are ever thankful for our wonderful community and the continuous support they have shown us over the past months.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have created several measures to increase the safety of our employees and you, the customer. This page contains a lot of information, but all of it is vital to the continued success of our operation. We thank you for taking the time to read through this information in its entirety. As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call our shop at (406) 994-3621.
During the semester: The Rental Shop will only be open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. We are open from 10am-6pm on these days for call in reservations, and from 12pm-6pm for order pick up/drop off.
During the Semester: Customers will be charged a 2-day rental rate for rentals from Monday-Wednesday, Wednesday-Friday, or Friday-Monday.
Please see the ORP Rental Guide for more information about equipment prices: ORP Rental Guide.
Our entire inventory is available to rent except for water craft. Winter gear will become available to rent the week of November 16. Reservations for winter gear will begin on November 9.
Spring 2021 Rental Policies:
Please see the Policies page for our complete list of policies, including COVID related items. Be sure to carefully read all policies before reserving or renting equipment from the Outdoor Recreation Rental Shop.
Gear Pick-Up and Return Flow:
Rental Pick-Up Flow
The customer calls and reserves gear over the phone. Payment in full is required at the time of reservation. Rental pick-up timeslot is arranged. A copy of the rental agreement and gear pickup directions will be emailedto the customer.
The customer arrivesat their designated time slot and loads up their gear, which will be prearranged inone of our gear stalls inside the ORP building. The customer’s contract will be hanging above the gear stall.
The customer will look over the gear and ensure that everything is present. They willsign and date theirrental agreement and leave the signed agreement on the hanging clipboard.
The customer loads gear into their vehicle.
Rental Return Flow
The customer will arrive at the ORP building and unload their gear in the gear return bin through the side door. (Please follow signs for gear drop off).
The customer will call the ORP phone number to request a staff member come check over their gear.
The ORP staff will check over the returned equipment, ensuring all items are present and in good condition. On large orders, this could take up to 10-15 minutes, so please plan accordingly.
Boot Fitting Appointments
If you want to rent skis/snowboards from us but don't know your boot size, we have boot fitting appointments available before you make your reservation. At your appointment, we'll help you figure out the correct boot size, as well as asking you for other information that will be needing to tech out your equipment. We'll store this information so that your reservation process is quick and easy. The best part? If you come to a boot fitting appointment before making your reservation, we'll give you a free $10 rental credit! Give us a call to schedule your appointment today!