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Trekking & Expedition Equipment Hire

Equipping an expedition, whether for a Duke of Edinburgh Award, a charity challenge or heading of into the wilderness on your own mission can be extremely time-consuming and expensive. We can supply all the kit you need, delivered to your door and at a fraction of the cost of buying it.

Our Trekking & Expedition section is a list of most commonly used items. For full product listings for each category are found in our Quick Links Section

Clothing Insulated

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Hire a Montane Prism Jacket Montane Prism Jacket Warmer, lighter and more windproof than a fleece, whether mountain climbing, high-altitude trekking or sitting round a safari campfire this is a superbly versatile item of clothing. Hire a Prism insulated mid-layer jacket for Everest Base Camp or Kilimanjaro where weight is an issue and temperatures are very variable. Weight: 415g Approx | Sizes: XS - XXL | Filling: PRIMALOFT® Montane Ice Guide Belay Jacket Montane Ice Guide Belay Jacket Designed for cold winter ascents, the Montane Ice Guide Jacket is a mountaineer's mountain jacket, ideal as a belay jacket. Featuring a stretch PERTEX® Microlight outer shell for optimum body movement and cold weather wind and snow protection. Fabric: PERTEX® Microlight Stretch< | Filling: 210g PRIMALOFT® SILVER ECO Hire Annapurna Down Jacket Annapurna - Down Jacket - Mens The Mountain Equipment Annapurna remains a premier off-the-shelf Down Jacket for exploration in the Greater Ranges and Polar Regions Weight: 1280g | Fabric:DRILITE | Fill: Down Hire a Mountain Equipment Cho Oyo Down Jacket - Womens Cho Oyo - Down Jacket - Womens Mountain Equipment made this jacket with lot of consultation with climbers and mountain guides. The result is a jacket that is not just a women's fit but is specifically designed to the requirements of female climbers. Weight: 1250g | Fabric:DRILITE | Fill: Down  Hire an Snugpak Sasquatch Insulated Jacket Snugpak Sasquatch Insulated Jacket The Snugpak Sasquatch Insulated Jacket is a synthetic filled insulated jacket with an insulated hood, 2 hand-warmer pockets, an internal zipped map pocket and two internal mesh pockets. Temp Rating - Comfort: -10ºC, Extreme: -15ºC Black Diamond Mercury Mitts Black Diamond Mercury Mitt A pair of high quality mitts are an essential item in any rucksack when venturing into sub-zero temperatures. Don’t lose the use of your hands when it really matters. Temperature Range: -29ºC to -12 ºC | Weight: 324g Insulated Gloves Insulated Cold Weather Gloves When the weather's cold you need a good quality well-constructed waterproof glove that will perform in all conditions. Insulation: Primaloft® or simular synthetic insulation Buy a pair of Sealskinz Thermal Liner Gloves Sealskinz Thermal Liner Gloves These Sealskinz Thermal Liner Gloves are designed to be worn either by themselves or with other gloves to give an additional thermal layer of insulation. Made with Merino wool for extra comfort and wicking performance. Fit:Close fitting | Material:Merino wool
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Clothing Shell

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Montane Venture Waterproof Jacket Waterproof Shell Jacket This versatile mountain shell is constructed with two well conceived fabrics. eVent in the main body breathes hard during tough physical work, whilst the NailHead reinforcement provides extra protection whilst carrying heavy packloads or climbing... Weight: M-430g | Waterproof Rating: 30,000mm hydrostatic head | Material: 118g/m² 40 denier Nylon rip-stop. Hiking Gaiters Hiking Gaiters A quality pair of gaiters is something you don't need every day but when you do need them, you really need them. Don't go without, hire them from us. Goretex | Sizes S/M and L/XL
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Cooking Eating & Drinking

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Hire a MSR Wind Pro Camping Stove MSR Wind Pro Camping Stove The next-generation WindPro II camp stove combines all of the great benefits of the original WindPro stove, with the ability to burn in liquid-feed mode. Packed Weight: 327g | Burn Time Approx: 70 Minutes Hire a MSR Whisperlight Cooking Stove MSR Whisperlight Cooking Stove The WhisperLite camp stove has been the one to choose on outdoor adventurers for more than 20 years. Backpackers, climbers, hikers and adventure travelers alike have come to rely on its easy-to-use design and durable, stainless steel and brass construction to deliver dependable performance in most any situation. Packed Weight: 410g | Boil time (white gas) 1 litre: 3.9 minutes MSR Alpine 2 pot set MSR Alpine 2 pot set The Alpine 2TM pot set is made from incredibly durable stainless steel, reliably standing up to even the most extreme conditions. Weight: 733 g | Materials: Stainless steel | Capacity Pot 1: 1.5 Litres | Capacity Pot 2: 2 Litres
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Harnesses

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Black Diamond Couloir Harness Black Diamond Couloir Harness Packable to the size of a soup can that easily stows away in a jacket pocket, the superlight Couloir harness is designed to be the essential skiing and mountaineering harness. Lightweight Harness | Weight: 230g Black Diamond Alpine Bod Harness Black Diamond Alpine Bod Harness The Alpine Bod harness is a simple, minimal, perfected classic harness for mountaineering, ski mountaineering and ski touring. Climbing Harness | Weight: 395g Black Diamond Bod Harness Black Diamond Bod Harness Simple, versatile and comfortable, the Bod provides the essentials for all vertical adventures with a functional fit. Climbing Harness | Weight: 495g
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Hats & Balaclavas

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Hire Beanie Hat Beanie Hat The Mountain Equipment powerstretch beanie hat, keeps the chill off but is very comfortable to wear. Polartec Power Stretch | Double thickness headband | Flatlocked seams for comfort Hire a waterproof broad brimmed hat Waterproof Broad Brimmed Hat The Waterproof broad brimmed hat, with its breathable membrane and mesh lining, offers protection from all the elements. Flexible and adjustable brim can be worn up or down | Waterproof, windproof and breathable. Hire a Power Stretch Balaclava Balaclava - Power Stretch A power stretch balaclava is the perfect balaclava for cold weather, comfortable and warm. They can be worn under a helmet or even under another hat if the temperature really drops. If the weather gets bad there is no better choice. Fabric: POLARTEC® POWER STRETCH® Fabric Waterproof Fleece Lined Hat Insulated Waterproof Hat Our Winter Hat, has a breathable membrane and micro fleece lining offers warmth, comfort and waterproofness Waterproof, windproof and breathable | Micro fleece lining | Flexible peak | Drop down ear flaps for extra protection

Hiking Socks

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Buy a pair of Hiking Socks Hiking Socks - Mid-Weight Looking after your feet is probably the single most vital element of a successful trek. Horizon Merino Trekker socks are an important component of your foot care strategy. 40% Merino Wool, 40% Acrylic | Reinforced heel and toe for durability Buy a pair of Hiking Sock with Thick / Extra Padding Hiking Socks with Thick / Extra Padding A really warm well constructed sock, for use in hostile mountain environments and expeditions. Ideal for use in plastic or leather boots. 72% Wool (63% Wool Ultra, 9% Merino Wool) | Heavily Padded Ankle, Toe and Heel
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Hydration

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Hydration-Reservoir Hydration Reservoir Don't get dehydrated because your water bottle is inconveniently stowed, hire a Hydration Reservoir instead. The huge access port makes refilling and cleaning easy. Volume: 3 Litres | Weight: 620grm approx Source Convertube Source Convertube A new innovation in hydration technology! The Source Convertube turns a bottle into a hydration system in 3 easy steps. The Convertube comes with different adaptors for different kinds of bottles. The Convertube with a Nalgene bottle is for people who want the convenience of a drinking tube without the filling and freezing problems of a hydration bladder. Buy a Nalgene Wide Mouth 1L Glow Bottle Nalgene Wide Mouth 1L Glow Bottle The Nalgene 1 Litre Wide Mouth Tritan Glow Bottle is a new twist on the classic wide mouth bottle. Made from the same BPA free Eastman Tritan as the standard bottle, the Glow bottle is tough enough to survive the rough and tumble of life in the field, life at the pole, life on the back of a donkey. Anywhere indeed, where sensible folk fear to tread. Capacity: 1 litre | Dimensions: 21.5cm x 9.5cm | Weight: 180g
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Lighting

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Petzl Head Torch Petzl Tikka PLUS® Head Torch A head torch is probably the most useful thing to have when camping and the modern LED torches are amazing when it comes to brightness and battery life. Hire a head lamp from us for reading in bed, cooking over the fire, eating with both hands free and those late night pit stops in the dark. Weight: 83grm | Batteries: 3xAAA/LR6 | Battery Life: 55h at Maximum and 140h at Economic
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Nutrition

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Bar-chocolate-orange Go-Bar High Energy Snack A nutritious high energy snack that is ideal for athletes and people with active lifestyles Best suited for pre- or post-training; ideal for multi-day events. Never has fast food tasted so good, yet been packed with carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. Electrolyte-drink-powder Go Electrolyte drink powder A carbohydrate energy fuel with electrolytes that puts back in what you take out whilst exercising in the heat. Balanced electrolytes optimize hydration by driving the desire to drink water, thus preventing hyponeutremia GO is maltodextrin-based, making it light on the stomach and clean in taste Dextro Energy Tablets Dextro Energy Tablets Dextro Energy Dextrose Tablets provide immediate energy if the body needs an extra boost to maintain performance during training, competitions and other periods of high energy output. Energy: 52.2 kJ (12.3kcal) | Protein 0g
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Optical

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Minox-10x42-BV-Binoculars Minox 10x42 BV Binoculars The one vital, not to be left behind, item for a successful safari is a decent pair of binoculars. You literally cannot do without them but a safari is expensive enough without having to buy loads of kit... 10 x 42 | Waterproof to 3 metres | Weight 780 g
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Personal Hygiene

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Buy Deet Insect Repellent Deet Insect Repellent A dual-action formula which combines natural pyrethroids with a very high concentration of DEET to provide maximum, long lasting protection. Natural pyrethroids act as a contact repellent so any insect actually landing on the skin will be deterred from biting. Active Ingredient: 95% DEET | Repels: Mosquitoes, midges, horseflies, sandflies, gnats, fleas, ticks and other biting insects. Buy a pack of Body wet wipes Wet Wipes - Body These wet wipes are larger than the normal wet wipes and are a great way of freshening up after a day on the trail for when you don’t have access to a hot bath. Safe to use on the entire body | Portable | Resealable | Travel-size | Fresh clean scent Buy Lifeventure Antibacterial Biodegradable Soap Antibacterial Biodegradable Soap The perfect travel and outdoor soap, concentrated so you don't need so much for each wash. This liquid soap lathers in both fresh and brackish water and it is biodegradable, so not harmful to the environment. Weight: 250g | Dimensions: 55 x 55 x 140 mm Buy a 100ml Bottle of Dry Wash Gel Dry Wash Gel 100ml An antibacterial soap that doesn’t require water – the liquid evaporates as you’re using it. This is ideal for travel and the outdoors when a reliable water source may not be close by. Contains soothing aloe vera extract. Cleaning gel that requires no water | Antibacterial formula | Biodegradable and pH balanced
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Rucksacks

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90L-Duffel 90 Litre Duffel Bag The 90 litre duffel bag is the ideal size for most treks and is recommended by the majority of organised tour operators. It has end carry handles, side carry handles and straps to convert it into a backpack. Weight Approx: 1.5kg | Volume 90 L 30-Litre-Daypack 30 Litre Day Pack Whether it's a day walk on the South Downs or a 5 day trek up Kilimanjaro, rent this day pack to get the essentials there and back safely. Capacity: 30 Litre Approx | Weight: 1.2 Kg Hire a Osprey Aura 35L Rucksack Osprey Aura 35L Rucksack The Osprey Aura 35 Rucksack is the ideal day pack for most activities. Hire a day pack for your next adventure and get top quality equipment for less. This backpack is designed specifically for women. Weight: 1180g | Volume: 35L Black Diamond Mission 50L Rucksack Black Diamond Mission 50L Rucksack Durable, spacious and optimized for ice cragging, the Black Diamond Mission 50 pack is ideal. With a welded crampon pocket and a tuck-away rope strap stash your gear on the approach. Volume: 50L | Weight 1640g
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Sleeping Bags

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Hire a Snugpak Travelpak Lite Sleeping Bag Snugpak Travelpak Lite Sleeping Bag This lightweight, micro pack size sleeping bag is what every adventure traveller dreams of. It is equally suited to fair weather UK backpacking as to exploring warmer and more exotic climes. Temp Rating: Comfort: 7ºc - Extreme: 2ºc | Weight: 850g | Length: 220cm Hire Mountain Hardwear Lamina 0 Sleeping Bag 4 Season Mountain Hardwear Lamina 0 Sleeping Bag A warm and water-repellent synthetic bag, with unique Lamina construction for ultimate warmth at 0º F / -18º C. A warm synthetic bag with Thermal.Q insulation that is both compressible and durable. Weight: 1.64kg | Rating: 4 Season -18º C Big Agnes Mcalpin SL - 4 Season Plus Sleeping Bag Big Agnes McAlpin SL - 4 Season Plus Down Sleeping Bag Hire a 4 season plus down sleeping bag. Comfort rated to -15°C, these down sleeping bags are insulated with DownTek™ water repellent down and constructed with Insotect Flow™ patented technology. The Big Agnes McAlpinSL down sleeping bag's mummy shape and lightweight materials will get you wherever you want to go, fast and dry. Weight: 1332g | Downtek™ Big Agnes Crosho SL - 5 Season DownTek ™Sleeping Bag Big Agnes Crosho SL - 5 Season Down Sleeping Bag Hire a 5 season down sleeping bag. Comfort rated to -29°C, these down sleeping bags are insulated with DownTek ™ water repellent down and constructed with Insotect Flow™ patented technology. The Big Agnes Crosho SL down sleeping bag's mummy shape and lightweight materials will get you wherever you want to go, fast and dry. Weight: 1757g | Downtek™
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Sleeping Matts

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Exped Syn Mattress Exped SynMat 7 Pump Mattress insulated camping mattress offers warmth, comfort, low weight and compact packed size. Welded baffles between the chambers, unlike traditional air mattresses, eliminate cold spots and create a comfortably supportive... Dimensions 183 x 52 cm | Thickness 7 cm | Packed size 24 x 10 cm | Weight 460 g Thermarest NeoAir Mattress Thermarest NeoAir Mattress The NeoAir mattress represents the world's most advanced engineering in ultralight comfort. Beyond being the lightest air mattress available, it utilizes two patent-pending internal technologies... Dimensions 183 x 51 cm | Thickness 6.3 cm | Packed size 23 x 10 cm | Weight 410 g Exped Comfort Camping Pillow Exped Comfort Camping Pillow The name says it all - this is a plush travel pillow. Insulated with pellets of high grade open cell polyurethane foam recylced from the production of other Exped mats. Weight: M = 170g | Packed Size: M = 17x10cm | Inflated Dimensions: M = 38x27x11cm
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Stoves

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Hire a MSR Whisperlight Cooking Stove MSR Whisperlight Cooking Stove The WhisperLite camp stove has been the one to choose on outdoor adventurers for more than 20 years. Backpackers, climbers, hikers and adventure travelers alike have come to rely on its easy-to-use design and durable, stainless steel and brass construction to deliver dependable performance in most any situation. Packed Weight: 410g | Boil time (white gas) 1 litre: 3.9 minutes Hire a MSR Wind Pro Camping Stove MSR Wind Pro Camping Stove The next-generation WindPro II camp stove combines all of the great benefits of the original WindPro stove, with the ability to burn in liquid-feed mode. Packed Weight: 327g | Burn Time Approx: 70 Minutes MSR Alpine 2 pot set MSR Alpine 2 pot set The Alpine 2TM pot set is made from incredibly durable stainless steel, reliably standing up to even the most extreme conditions. Weight: 733 g | Materials: Stainless steel | Capacity Pot 1: 1.5 Litres | Capacity Pot 2: 2 Litres
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Tents

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Hire a Terra Nova Quasar 2 Person Tent Terra Nova Quasar 2 Person Tent The Terra Nova Quasar, the definitive 2 person mountain tent, is much copied, but never bettered. The exceptionally strong geodesic design has withstood some of the harshest conditions for over two decades. Weight: Minimum 3.8Kg / Packed 4.3Kg | 2 Person | Season Rating: 4 Season Mountain Hire a Terra Nova Hyperspace 3 Person Tent Terra Nova Hyperspace 3 Person Tent The Terra Nova Hyperspace 3 Person Tent is a familiar sight in expedition basecamps around the world, but equally at home as a reliable family shelter. Weight: Minimum 3.8Kg / Packed 4.3Kg | Person: 3
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Walking Poles

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Hiking Poles Hiking Poles Hiking poles are a vital item of kit for any serious trek. All our hiking poles are lightweight, extensible poles with ergonomic hand grips and tungsten tips. Help make your trek a success by hiring a pair of premium quality hiking poles from us. Weight: 489 g | Length: 63.5-140 cm | Grip: Non-slip Foam Grip
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Water Treatment

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Chlorine-Dioxide-Droplets Chlorine Dioxide Droplets Chlorine Dioxide Droplets are the safest and most effective chemical water disinfectant available. They kill bacteria, viruses and cysts in water (Including Giardia and Cryptosporidium). Safe for long term use. | Does not leave any residual taste, odour or colour | Treats up to 60 Litres of water Hire a Expedition Water Filter Expedition Water Filter The MiniWorks EX microfilter is the worldwide best-selling microfilter, delivering long-lasting, field-maintainable water filtration in demanding environments. Weight: 456g | Filter: Ceramic Plus Carbon
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