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.

HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
Beginning September 1st (1st Wednesday of Block 1)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2:00 - 5:00 pm
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 unexpectedly closed and appreciate your understanding.


Inventory and Prices

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

Climbing Shoes

$2

$1

Climbing Helmet

FREE

FREE

Hammock

$2

$1

Trekking Pole

$1

$.50

Camp Chair - Crazy Creek

$2

$1

Sleeping equipment rates
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 (Sun Shade)

$2

$1

Tarp (Ground)

$1

$.50

Cooking equipmemt rates
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

$.50

Stove Repair Kit

FREE

FREE

Pot / Pan

$1

$.50

Utensil / Lid / Cutting Board

$1

$.25

Cook Set
(includes two pots/lids and a pan)

$3

$1.50

Gluten-Free Cook Set
(includes pot/lid/cooking utensils)

$3

$1.50

Water Jug (2.5 Gallon)

$1

$.50

Water Jug (5 Gallon)

$2

$1

Dromedary

$1

$.50

Water Purification

$1

$.25

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

clothing rental rates
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

paddling equipment rates
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

$.50

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

fly fishing equipment rates
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

Biking equipment rates
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

winter equipment rates
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

$.50

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

Outdoor Education Center
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
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The Ahlberg Gear House and Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym will be open during the summer on a limited schedule. The Bike and Ski Co-op will be available by appointment only.  Please visit each facility page for more information regarding hours and precautionary measures.

Contact Us

(719) 389-6803

931 N. Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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