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Our hiking & hill walking section is a list of most commonly used items when hiking in the in the mountains. For full product listings for each category are found in our Quick Links Section

Hiking in the UK, with our variable weather, can be a challenge and unless you have the correct equipment you will not get as much out of it as you should. Hire all the hiking kit you need - walking poles, backpacks, waterproofs and more from us and save money, space and hassle.

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Insulated Clothing

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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 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 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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Shell Clothing

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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 Lifeventure Vacuum Flask Lifeventure Vacuum Flask 0.5L Lifeventure make great vacuum flasks, they will keep your tea hot in the most testing conditions allowing you to have a hot drink when you most need one on summit day. Capacity: 0.5 L | Dimensions: 65 x 65 x 235 mm | Weight: 356 g Light My Fire Meal Kit Light My Fire Meal Kit Designed especially for Light My Fire by Scandinavian designer Joachim Nordwall, this kit is perfect for your backpack, boat, picnic basket, even your lunch box. Weight: 312g | Packed size: 185x185x58mm
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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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GPS

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garmin-etrex Garmin eTrex H Handheld GPS Receiver With its high-sensitivity, WAAS-enabled GPS receiver, eTrex H locates your position quickly and precisely and maintains its GPS location even in heavy cover and under thick cloud. Geocache Ready | Size 5.1x11.2x3.0cm | Weight 150 g | Battery 2 AA. garmin-dakota Garmin Dakota 20 Handheld GPS Receiver The Garmin Dakota 20 makes exploring easy. It fits in the palm of your hand but with its sunlight-readable touch screen, intuitive software and full IPX7 waterproofing it is fully featured. Geocache Ready | Size 5.5x10x3.3cm | Weight 148.8 g | Battery 2 AA
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Hats & Balaclavas

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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 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 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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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 Vango Sherpa Rucksack Vango Sherpa Rucksack 65L The Sherpa forms part of the Duke of Edinburgh Recommended Kit list and is suitable for DofE expeditions and other multi-day hiking trips where you need to carry a fair amount of kit. Capacity 65 litres | Weight 2500g | Load Range 20-25 kg Vaude Jolly Comfort Child Carrier Vaude Jolly Comfort Child Carrier The Jolly Comfort is an excellent, simple child carrier with 2 carry handles, height adjusting child seat, six main storage compartments. The carrier can be adjusted to three different height settings. Pack Capacity 20 litres | Weight 3.4 kg | Max Child Size 3 years old or 105cm tall
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Sleeping Bags

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 Hire a jumior season sleeping bag Junior Sleeping Bag This is the child's sleeping bag for everyday UK camping. This collection uses the same technical fabrics and fillings as other Snugpak sleeping bags but with dimensions adapted to suit the different anatomical requirements of children. Late Spring/Summer | Weight 1000g | Max User Height 160 cm  Hire a summer sleeping bag Summer Sleeping Bag This is a comfortable rectangular sleeping bag for use in base camp, dormitories or low altitude summer camping. Ideal for people who feel claustrophobic in mummy bags. +6° | Weight 1700g | Max User Height 190 cm  Hire a 3 season sleeping bag 3 Season Sleeping Bag The Mountain Hardwear Lamina 20 is a warm, affordable, and water-repellent synthetic three season sleeping bag, with unique Lamina construction for ultimate warmth at -7ºC and comfort rated to -2ºC. -2ºC | Weight 1.29kg | Bag Stuff Size: 18 cm 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 sleeping-bag-liner Silk Sleeping Bag Liner Silk is a very poor conductor of heat, silk will trap a lot of warmth within the bag making it a very warm compact unit. A silk liner is also a must when travelling in hotter climates, its natural heat managing characteristics keep the body comfortable in both extremes of hot and cold. Weight Approx: 150g | Fabric: Silk | Comments: Sleeping Bag liner Bivvi Bag Bivvi Bag The Bivvi bag is the ideal choice for outdoor ventures, bushcraft and emergency survival. With a small volume and exceptional light weight, it can be folded and packed away as a stalwart item in your outdoor kit, with or without a sleeping bag. Weight Approx: 300g | Fabric: Paratex Dry | Packed Size: 13cm(H) x 10cm(W)
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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 Exped Air Mattress Exped Air Mattress The AirMat Basic is exceptionally lightweight, comfortable and packs down into a small bundle about the size of a beer can. The laminated polyester fabric is both durable, airtight and humidity resistant. The shell's top surface is of brushed, honeycomb structured... Dimensions 183 x 50 cm | Thickness 7.5 cm | Packed size 21 x 10 cm | Weight 560 g Exped Sim Mattress Exped SIM Comfort Mattress The SIM Comfort mattresses are exceptionally comfortable and are ideal as extra beds for party guests or for use in basecamp or a camping van while being much lighter and easier to manage than traditional blow-up mattresses... Dimensions 197 x 65 cm | Thickness 10 cm | Packed size 72 x 18 cm | Weight 1660 g
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Stoves

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Trangia 25 UL Camping Stove Trangia 25 UL Camping Stove Trangia Series 25 are larger stoves suitable for groups of about 3-4 people. They are excellent family stoves with capacious pans, a wider frying pan and a larger kettle. Comprises stove, 2 saucepans, frying pan & kettle | Weight 1055 g 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 Buy a Light My Fire Fire Steel 2.0 Light My Fire Fire Steel 2.0 Originally developed for the Swedish Department of Defense, the legendary Swedish FireSteel® is the original magnesium fire starter. The second generation Swedish FireSteel 2.0® comes with an improved striker that makes it even easier to build a fire in any weather and at any altitude. Material: Swedish FireSteel® | Size: 77x24x14mm | Weight:27g
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Tents

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Hire a Wild Country Duolite 2 Person Tent Wild Country Duolite 2 Person Tent The Wild Country Duolite provides an ideal backpacking tent for two people, with a max weight of only 1.2kg per person! The unique pole design means that the inner sits well back from the porch to provide greater protection from wet weather, making this tent more suitable for 3-4 season backpacking use. Weight: 2.30kg min - 2.44kg Packed | Packed Size:40 x 20cms | Pitches:Flysheet First Vango Banshee Two Man Tent Vango Banshee Two Man Tent Tthe Banshee is packed with features. It has a compact pack size and provides an easy to assemble, stable tent. The door on each side is ideal when camping with friends for dual access or for extra storage. Weight: 2.25 kg | Pack Size: 44.0 x ø14.0cm | Pitching Time: 7 Minutes Vango Banshee Three Man Tent Vango Banshee Three Man Tent Tthe Banshee is packed with features. It has a compact pack size and provides an easy to assemble, stable tent. The door on each side is ideal when camping with friends for dual access or for extra storage. Weight: 2.75 kg | Pack Size: 48.0 x ø16.0cm | Pitching Time: 7 Minutes
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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

Water Treatment

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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 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 | Once opened use within 18 months.
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