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When visiting the Outdoor Pursuits, wear a mask and follow all signs and posted placards to keep the UNC community healthy. Schedule an appointment to visit the Gear Shop at 970-351-4327 or reserve gear online

Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop

With over 1,000 pieces of water sport, camping, hiking, and snow sport rental gear, Outdoor Pursuits is the perfect starting point for any student looking to plan for an outing on or off campus. Gear can be rented by the day, week, or weekend. 

Reservations, walk-ins, and curbside pickup are available at Outdoor Pursuits! Gear can be checked out for a maximum of one week. Longer trips will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. To reserve equipment in advance please submit the Equipment Request Form. 

Our Outdoor Pursuits student staff are eager to assist in helping students plan for their next adventure. Ask our staff where the best places to recreate locally are! 

Reservations and walk-ins are both available. Outdoor gear can be be checked out for a maximum of one week. Longer trips will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. To reserve equipment in advance please submit the Equipment Request form

All equipment is reliable and in great condition to allow users a fun outdoor experience free of charge. Choose from outdoor or recreational sports equipment as well as winter and water sports gear.  

All online requests must be submitted 2 days prior to requested pick-up date

SUBMIT EQUIPMENT REQUEST FORM

Requesting a bike?

Complete the Bike Rental Request

Rentable Equipment Items Available at the Gear Shop

  • Hiking and Camping 

    2 Person REI Tents 

    4 Person REI Tents 

    Sleeping Pads 

    Headlamps

    LED Lanterns 

    Crazy Creek Chairs 

    6 Gallon Water Jugs

    Trowel/ Shovels

    65L Kelty Backpacks 

    32L Kelty Backpacks 

    Compasses  

    Trekking Poles 

    Cooking Sets 

    Backpacking Stoves

    Coleman Camp Stoves 

    Camp Tables 

    50 Quart Rolling Coolers 

    Hammocks

    Child Carrier Backpack 

    Sleeping Bags 0 Degree 

    Sleeping Bags 20 Degree 

  • Snow Sports 

    Snowshoes 25in 

    Snowshoes 30in 

    Ankle Gaitors 

    Snow Goggles 

    Snowboard Helmets 

    Snowboards 

    Snowboard Boots 

    Winter Coats 

    Snow Pants 

  • Water Sports 

    Sit on Top Kayaks

    Canoes 

    Stand Up Paddle Boards 

    PFDs

  • Biking and Climbing 

    Trek Mountain Bikes 

    Bike Helmets 

    Climbing Shoes 

    Crash Pads 

  • Camp Games 

    Slackline 

    Bocce Ball Set 

    Washers 

    Ladder Ball 

    Bean Bag Toss 

    Giant Jenga 

Gear Shop Information and Hours

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Operating on Normal Hours


Monday & Friday:

11am - 6pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday:

11am - 5pm

Location

The Gear Shop is located on the west entrance of Harrison Hall.

Phone: 970-351-4327
outdoor.pursuits@unco.edu