Expedition Equipment Hire

We offer our equipment hire service to both clients and non-clients, although Adventure Peaks clients receive a further discount.

All Hire Equipment can be posted out to you in the lead up to your trip or course for £15 (UK) or £45 (Europe) or can be picked up from us at The Walkers Shop, Central Buildings in Ambleside, Cumbria.

Contact us for more information



Hire Item

(or similar)


per Expedition

Sleeping Bags for all altitudes

8000m+ Peaks and Polar Exploration – normal user (e.g. Mt Everest)Rab Expedition 1200£190
8000m+ Peaks and Polar Exploration – tall user (6ft 3in+) (e.g. Mt Everest)Marmot Col MemBrain EQ Long (Hire only)£195
Suitable for 7500m+ Peaks and Polar ExplorationMountain Hardwear Ghost -40£195
Suitable for 7000-8000mRab Expedition 1000£140
Suitable for 6000-7000mRab Andes 1000£130
Suitable for 5000-6000mRab Expedition 800 (Hire only)£105

Down jackets

8000m+ Peaks and Polar Exploration (e.g. Mt Everest)Rab Expedition Jacket£144
Suitable for small users (UK 8) at 8000m+Millet Everest Connect Jacket (Hire only)£144
Suitable for 7000m+Rab Batura Jacket£120
Suitable for 7000m+Marmot Greenland Baffled Jacket£108
Suitable for 6000m-7000mRab Summit Jacket£90

Down suits

Suitable for 8000m+ ExpeditionsRab Expedition Down Suit£222
To be used in combination with an expedition jacketRab Down Salopettes£70

Wind Suits

For additional protection for down suitsRab Expedition Wind Suit£70


8000m PeaksMillet Everest GTX£216
up to 7500m altitudeLa Sportiva Spantiks£160
up to 7500m altitudeBoreal G1 Lite£138
Scottish Winter, Summer Alpine & up to 6400mBoreal Super Latok£70

Climbing Hardwear (or equivalent)

Technical Ice ToolsDMM Fly£30 per axe
Climbing HelmetPetzl Elios£12
Climbing HarnessBlack Diamond Momentum AL£12
Expedition hardwearPetzl AscensionFigure Eight, Karabiners£35


Walking CramponGrivel G10£25
Climbing CramponGrivel G12£25

Ice Axes (or equivalent)

Basic walking axeGrivel Munro Ice Axe£23
Technical Walking Axe
Grivel Brenva Ice Axe (Hire only)

Snow Shoes

Technical Snow ShoeMSR Denali£52
Snow shoe extender (Vital For carrying heavy loads)MSR Flotation Tails£12


– The ‘price per expedition’ refers to the cost of hiring an item for an expedition of a normal duration. For more extended trips please contact us for a quote.

– All down equipment hire prices (sleeping bags and down jackets) include a cleaning charge of £25-£35