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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.

 

HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
Beginning September 1st (1st Wednesday of Block 1)
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
Climbing Shoes
$2
$1
Climbing Helmet
FREE
FREE
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 (Sun Shade)
$2
$1
Tarp (Ground)
$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
$.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

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
$.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

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
$.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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