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Free Same-Day Rentals on Gear

See the complete list here.

Auburn Outdoors is a community dedicated to people first, adventure always. We are excited about our journey – leaning into our student team, building out opportunities for members to learn and grow outside, and finding ways to connect to the outdoor resources that call Auburn home.

BIKE
SHOP

Resources, tools, and expertise to help you repair your bike

CLIMBING
WALL

Two 50-ft. climbing towers and an indoor and outdoor bouldering wall

RENTAL
SHOP

Rent everything you need for your next outdoor adventure

TRIPS AND WORKSHOPS

Day trips, weekenders, and extended outdoor adventure trips for Auburn students

Auburn Outdoors bike tech with student

Bike Shop

Purchase replacement tubes, attend free workshops, and learn to maintain and fix your bike using our complete line of bicycle-specific tools— for free!

Auburn Outdoors' trained technicians help you repair your own bike and teach you how to do it yourself, along the way.

Mountain bikes, road bikes, and touring bikes are all available to rent. Let us help outfit your next outdoor adventure.

Auburn Outdoors bike shop

The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.
-JRR Tolkein

Auburn Ascent male climber

Climbing Wall

Stop by the climbing wall, located on the lower level of the Recreation and Wellness Center any time the wall is open.

 

After a quick orientation, members may climb using the auto belays, boulder at the cave and towers, and climb with a top rope skills-verified member belaying.

 

Use of the climbing wall is free to all members, and no experience is necessary.

Rental Center

Want to create your own adventure?

Not ready to invest in your own equipment? 

High-quality outdoor recreation equipment is available for rent at an affordable price. Rent for the day, the weekend, or the entire week.

Outdoor Rentals

Prices reflected below are for 24-hour rentals. Some items are FREE for same-day returns. Refer to the Rental Price LIst above for a complete list.

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Camping

2, 4, and 5-Person Tents

$7-$10

Backpacks

$8

Backcountry Stoves

$3-$4

Sleeping Pads

$3

Hammocks

$4

Crazy Creek

$3

Yellow Kayak

Watercraft

Kayaks

$8

SUPs

$8

Canoes

$8

Paddles

$3

Splash Jacket

$4

Float Bags

$1

Mountain Biker Performs Wheelie

Bikes

Mountain Bikes

$12

Gravel Bikes

$12

Road Bikes

$12

Breezer

$12

Helmet

$1

Lock

$2

Image by Ted Johnsson

Extras

Disc Golf

$3

Crash Pads

$13

Orvis Fly Rods

$8

Rock Climbing Shoes
$2

Dry Bag

$3

Pump

$1

Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Auburn student on AO trip

Outdoor
Adventure Trips

Day trips, weekenders, and extended length trips are offered by Auburn Outdoors, and range from climbing, bikepacking, camping, and more. Register on RWC Connect.

  • Mobile Bike Shop  - Cater Lawn
    Mobile Bike Shop  - Cater Lawn
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Apr 12
    Cater Lawn
    Apr 12, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Cater Lawn, 277 Thach Concourse, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Apr 12, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Cater Lawn, 277 Thach Concourse, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Don't have time to stop by our bike shop at The Rec? Don't worry - trained and experienced Bike Techs are on campus to provide repairs, maintenance, and tune-ups on your way to class.
  • Lead Verification Test-Out
    Lead Verification Test-Out
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 15
    Auburn Outdoors Climbing Wall
    Apr 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors Climbing Wall, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Apr 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors Climbing Wall, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Have you taken our Lead Workshop or have you been working on your lead skills and feel ready to take the next step? Test-out to become Lead Verified.
  • Lead Climbing Test Out
    Lead Climbing Test Out
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Apr 15
    Recreation and Wellness Center
    Apr 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Recreation and Wellness Center, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Apr 15, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Recreation and Wellness Center, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Have you taken our Lead Workshop or have you been working on your lead skills and feel ready to take the next step?
  • Fundamentals of Climbing
    Fundamentals of Climbing
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Apr 17
    Auburn Outdoors Climbing Wall
    Apr 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors Climbing Wall, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Apr 17, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors Climbing Wall, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Learn how to belay and tie knots for top rope climbing as well as proper equipment usage and commands used at Auburn Outdoors' Climbing Wall.
  • Weekend Appalachian Trail Section Trip
    Weekend Appalachian Trail Section Trip
    Fri, Apr 19
    Auburn Outdoors
    Apr 19, 2024, 12:00 PM – Apr 21, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Apr 19, 2024, 12:00 PM – Apr 21, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Auburn Outdoors is hitting the trail this Semester to take on Blood Mountain, Georgia's highest peak on the Appalachian Trail!
  • Women in the Wild: Sunset Paddle
    Women in the Wild: Sunset Paddle
    Thu, Apr 25
    Auburn Outdoors
    Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Join Auburn Outdoors for a sunset paddle on Lake Martin. On this trip, you'll meet other women interested in getting outside - whether it's your first time on the water or you're a paddling pro, you'll find community and new experiences on this trip.
  • Duckie Day: Whitewater Kayaking Trip
    Duckie Day: Whitewater Kayaking Trip
    Sat, Apr 27
    Auburn Outdoors
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Join Auburn Outdoors for a day in a duck! "Ducks" or inflatable kayaks are the perfect thing to take your love for whitewater to the next level.
  • Fly Fishing Trip
    Fly Fishing Trip
    Sun, Apr 28
    Auburn Outdoors
    Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
    Auburn Outdoors, 601 Heisman Dr, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Go fly fishing on the Tallapoosa River to experience what Alabama's cleanest and prettiest river has to offer!

Outdoor Resources

A Field Guide
to Auburn Outdoors

The Auburn Outdoors Team has curated many resources into a digital "field guide" to help you plan your next adventure. Utilize links, videos, and apps to locate climbing, mountain biking, and hiking/backpacking information for locations in close proximity to Auburn.

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