Gear Shack


Beloit College’s student run outdoor adventure program.

While difficult to do now, Gear Shack students hope to take students on trips to Devil's Lake... While difficult to do now, Gear Shack students hope to take students on trips to Devil's Lake and elsewhere again soon.

Upcoming Trips

Due to COVID-19, all trips are on hold for Spring 2021. 

Equipment Checkout

From bikes to backpacks to camping equipment (and more!), students are able to reserve outdoor equipment at the Powerhouse.

Reserve Gear Shack Equipment

Equipment will be ready for pickup at the Powerhouse anytime on Thursdays. You will receive an email the Wednesday before about your reservation. Equipment is due back to the Powerhouse front desk the following Monday.

There is no cost to checkout equipment, however damage fees may be applied. Items are sanitized and quarantined in accordance with our sanitation plan checked by the Health and Wellness Center.

Current Equipment

Looking for something else?

If there is equipment we don’t have that you would like, please email outside@beloit.edu.


Gear Shack Mission

The mission of the Gear Shack is to use the outdoors to its full potential to strengthen the Beloit College community through experiences that will expose all students to the wilderness. We endeavor to foster an understanding of the natural world, help build meaningful relationships, and ensure the outdoors are inclusive for everyone.

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