Public Rental Gear

Alpine Guides has mountaineering and ski touring equipment for public hire at our Mount Cook base.

If you are booked on an Alpine Guides trip, please refer to the equipment and clothing check-list provided with each program we run - not this list.

Alpine Guides guests have priority on our gear, so equipment is not guaranteed to be available.

Please take note of the terms and conditions below.


Equipment 1 day 2 days Extra days(s)
Crampon and Ice Axe set $20 $40 $10
Boots, Axe, and Crampon set $30 $60 $20
Transceiver, probe and shovel set $25 $50 $15
Touring Skis, Skins, Boots & Poles set $75 $125 $45
Avalanche Probe $5 $10 $5
Bivouac Bag $10 $20 $5
Boots - hiking or mountaineering $15 $30 $10
Boots - Ski Touring $25 $50 $15
Crampons $15 $30 $10
Gaiters $5 $10 $3
Ice Hammer $15 $30 $10
Harness $10 $20 $5
Helmet $10 $20 $5
Ice Axe $15 $30 $10
Pack - day pack (20-25 litre) $10 $15 $5
Pack - backpack (55-65 litre) $15 $25 $10
Rain Jacket $10 $20 $5
Rain Pants $10 $20 $5
Rock shoes* $15 $30  
Snow shovel $10 $15 $5
Sleeping bag (and liner) $25 $35 $10
Sleeping mat (foam) $15 $4 $1
Snowshoes $15 $30 $10
Stove (propane - gas must be purchased) $5 $10 $5
Touring skis and skins $50 $80 $30
Transceiver $15 $25 $10
Trekking pole (each) $6 $12 $5

Terms and Conditions

  • The hirer must be a responsible adult 18 years or older, who must read and understand our waiver/rental agreement.
  • We reserve the right to refuse to rent gear.
  • The hirer is responsible for all loss or damage. Equipment lost, stolen or damaged beyond normal wear and tear will be charged for at replacement cost.
  • The hirer's credit card details are required in case of loss, damage, or theft of equipment.
  • Overdue gear will be charged for at the appropriate daily rate.
  • All gear must be returned clean. A cleaning charge of $5 per item will apply.

*Rock Shoes - short-term rental only - one or 2 days.