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Ahlberg Gear House

The Ahlberg Gear House is an on-campus resource for students, faculty, and staff to rent outdoor equipment. Focusing on Rentals, Resources, and Repair, the Gear House is also a hub for trip planning, gear tuning, and gear repair.

 

BLOCKLY HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:00 - 5:00pm
Sunday 4:00 - 6:00pm
(CLOSED Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday)

 

Our hours of operations may need to be adjusted on short notice, as they are contingent on the operating permissions determined by the college, and/or the availability of student employees.  We apologize if we are to unexpectedly close and appreciate your understanding.

 


Inventory and Prices

Click the category images below to see our rental items and prices.

Rental rates for general equipment
RENTAL ITEM
1ST DAY RATE
ADD'L DAY RATE
Backpack
$3
$2
Daypack
$2
$1
First Aid Kit
FREE
FREE
Stuff Sack
FREE
FREE
Trowel
$1
$.50
Map
$1
$.50
Bouldering Pad
$3
$2
Hammock
$2
$1
Trekking Pole
$1
$.50
Camp Chair - Crazy Creek
$2
$1

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Rental rates for sleeping equipment
RENTAL ITEM
1ST DAY RATE
ADD'L DAY RATE
Sleeping Bag
$3
$2
Sleeping Bag Liner
$1
$1
Sleeping Pad
$2
$1
Tent - Bivy (1 person)
$2
$1
Tent (3 person)
$3
$2
Tent (4 person)
$4
$3
Tent (6 person)
$6
$4
Tarp
$1
$.50

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Rental rates for cooking equipment
RENTAL ITEM
1ST DAY RATE
ADD'L DAY RATE
Two Burner Stove
$3
$2
Whisperlite Stove
$3
$2
Whisperlite Fuel Bottle
$2
$1
Stove Repair Kit
FREE
FREE
Pot / Pan
$1
$1
Utensil / Lid / Cutting Board
$1
$.50
Gluten Free Cook Set
(includes pot/lid/utensils)
$3
$2
Water Jug
$2
$1
Dromedary
$1
$1
Water Purification
$1
$.50
Cooler Large
$4
$3
Cooler Medium
$3
$2
Cooler Small
$2
$1
Bear Can
$2
$1
Bear Bag (Ursack)
$2
$1
Bear Hang Kit
$2
$1

Rental rates for clothing and outerwear equipment
RENTAL ITEM
1ST DAY RATE
ADD'L DAY RATE
Hiking Boots
FREE
FREE
Rain Jacket
FREE
FREE
Puffy Jacket
FREE
FREE
Rain Pant
FREE
FREE
Ski Pant
FREE
FREE
Mid-Layer Top
FREE
FREE
Gloves
FREE
FREE
Gaiters
$1
$.50

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Rental rates for paddling equipment
 
RENTAL ITEM
1ST DAY RATE
ADD'L DAY RATE
Kayak
$5
$3
Stand Up Paddleboard
$10
$7
Duckie (Inflatable) - Single
$6
$4
Duckie (Inflatable) - Double
$10
$7
Packraft Kit (and paddle)
$20
$12
Pump
$1
$1
Whitewater Helmet
FREE
FREE
Paddle
$2
$1
PFD
FREE
FREE
Wetsuit
$3
$2
Dry Top
$3
$2
Spray Skirt
$2
$1
Dry Bag - Lg/XL
$3
$2
Dry Bag - Sm/Md
$2
$1
Neoprene Booties/Pogies
$1
$1
Cam Straps
$1
$.50
Car Rack Kit (Foam)
FREE
FREE

Rental rates for fly fishing equipment
RENTAL ITEM
1ST DAY RATE
ADD'L DAY RATE
Fly Rod - 4 piece
$3
$2
Fly Rod - 2 piece
$2
$1
Fly Rod - Tenkara
$2
$1
Waders
$3
$2
Boots
$2
$1
Vests
$1
$1

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Rental rates for biking equipment
RENTAL ITEM
1ST DAY RATE
ADD'L DAY RATE
Fat Bike
$12
$8
E-Bike (Pedal Assist)
$12
$8
Bike Helmet
FREE
FREE
Bike Repair Kit
FREE
FREE
Bike Pogies
$1
$1
Tank Bag (Bikepacking)
$1
$1
Handlebar Bag (Bikepacking)
$2
$1
Seatpost Bag (Bikepacking)
$2
$1

Rental rates for winter equipment
RENTAL ITEM
1ST DAY RATE
ADD'L DAY RATE
Snowshoes
$3
$2
Snowshoe Tail Extenders
FREE
FREE
Microspikes
$2
$1
Ski Helmet
FREE
FREE
Goggles
$1
$1
Ski / Trekking Pole
$1
$.50
Avalanche Beacon
$3
$2
Avalanche Probe
$2
$1
Shovel
$2
$1
Ice Axe
$2
$1

 

 

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Facility Hours

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Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

To keep our staff safe, we are trying to limit the number of drop-in visitors to the building. Please contact us by phone or email to set up an appointment. Thank you!

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The Ahlberg Gear House, Bike & Ski Co-op, and Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym are now open with limited operations. Please visit each facility page for more information regarding hours and precautionary measures.

Contact Us

Please email outdoored@coloradocollege.edu if you need assistance or have any questions.

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Phone: (719) 389-6803

outdoored@coloradocollege.edu

Building Address:
931 N. Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Last updated: 01/13/2021