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We are so excited you’ve found us! Welcome to Mountain Rec’s free Community Gear Library. Here, families and community members of all backgrounds can borrow outdoor equipment and clothing, learn about local recreation opportunities, and explore your connection to nature.

How does it work?

  1. Create a free SmartRec account with Mountain Rec HERE, or by visiting our facilities.
  2. View the full list of outdoor gear and availability below, and coordinate a pick up time with our Outdoor Rec Supervisor, Kaili Schroeder. Contact Kaili at gearlibrary@MountainRec.org or at (970) 688-7333.
  3. Enjoy up to a week with your selected gear, completely free!

Outdoor Gear

  • Currently Available

    Water Sports

    • Adult River Personal Flotation Device (PFDs)
    • Youth River Personal Flotation Device (PFDs)
    • Youth Basic PFDs (not okay for the river)
    • Throw bags
    • Helmets
    • River Tubes

     

    Backpacking

    • Camping cooking equipment
    • Bear Vault

     

    Car Camping

    • Tents
    • Sleeping bags
    • Sleeping pads
    • Coleman camp stoves
    • Car camping cooking equipment
    • Camp chairs
    • Dometic Coolers (small)
    • Dometic Coolers (large)

     

    Winter Equipment

    • Avalanche probes
    • Avalanche shovels
    • Avalanche beacons
    • Men’s Snowshoes
    • Women’s Snowshoes
    • Youth Snowshoes
    • Trekking Poles
    • Ski/Board Waxing Table and Equipment Kit
  • More Gear Coming in the Fall/Winter of 2024

    Backpacking      

    • Tents
    • Sleeping bags
    • Sleeping pads
    • Jet boils
    • Pocket rockets
    • Fuel canisters
    • Water purification drops
    • Katadyn microfilters
    • Steri pen
    • Nalgene water bottles
    • Kid Hiking Pack
    • Crazy Creek Chair


    Car Camping     

    • Water cubes

     

    Summer Equipment      

    • Bike helmets (youth)
    • Bike helmets (adults)
    • Women’s rock climbing helmets
    • Men’s rock climbing helmets
    • Youth rock climbing helmets
    • Bouldering crash pads
    • Day packs

     

    Fly Fishing

    • Stocking foot waders (women)
    • Stocking foot waders (mens)
    • Stocking foot waders (youth)
    • Fly fishing tool kit
    • Flyweight plier
    • Nipper
    • Tippet spool
    • Leaders
    • Net

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