Hiking & Hill Walking Equipment Hire
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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GoPro HD HERO3 Camera The HERO3: Silver Edition boasts the same high performance specs as the famous HD HERO2 camera it replaces, yet it has built-in Wi-Fi and is 30% smaller and 25% lighter. Professional 1080p 30 fps / 960p 48 fps / 720p 60 fps | 11MP photo - 10 fps burst | Wi-Fi Built-In GoPro HD HERO2 Camera GoPro cameras are used by more professional athletes, sports filmmakers and core enthusiasts than any other camera in the world. The HD HERO2: Outdoor Edition is the most advanced GoPro camera yet, it is wearable and gear mountable, waterproof to 60m, capable of capturing professional full 1080p video and 11 megapixel photos at a rate of 10 photos per second. Windows- & Mac-compatible MPEG4 | Professional 11MP Sensor | 2x Faster Image Processor | 2X Sharper Glass Lens
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®
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 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 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
Ama Dablam - Waterproof Shell Jacket - Womens
Fully updated, the award winning Ama Dablam Jacket retains all of its classic mountain pedigree and continues to be the jacket of choice for those preferring the comfort of a 2-Layer GORE-TEX®.
Weight: 610g | Fabric: 2-Layer GORE-TEX®
Ama Dablam - Waterproof Shell Trousers - Womens These durable waterproof shell trousers are the first choice of mountain guides, ski instructors and many other outdoor professionals. They are made from our own exclusive Drilite Extreme fabric which is very hard wearing and now have an integral internal gaiter with a gripper hem. Weight: 610g | Fabric: 3-Layer Drilite® Extreme
Karakorum - Waterproof Shell Jacket - Mens
Fully updated, the multi-award winning Karakorum retains all of its classic mountain pedigree and continues to be the jacket of choice for those preferring the comfort of a 2-Layer GORE-TEX®.Weight: 710g | Fabric: 2-Layer GORE-TEX®
Karakorum - Waterproof Shell Trousers - Mens These durable waterproof shell trousers are the first choice of mountain guides, ski instructors and many other outdoor professionals. They are made from our own exclusive Drilite Extreme fabric which is very hard wearing and now have an integral internal gaiter with a gripper hem. Weight: 655g | Fabric: 3-Layer Drilite® Extreme Lightweight Waterproof 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.
Lightweight Waterproof Trousers
Waterproof pants will live in your pack most of the time and when worn they receive a hammering. They therefore need to be light and tough.
Weight: 355g | Fabric: eVent® Hurricane 3Layer
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
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
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
Black Diamond Serac Crampon
The Black Diamond Serac is a versatile 12-point crampon for alpine climbing featuring our lightweight stainless steel design. Designed for moderate technical terrain, the Serac has strong frontpoints that climb steep snow efficiently and penetrate ice with ease.
Weight Per Pair : 968g | Materials : Stainless steel
Motorola T5 Handheld Radio The Motorola T5 handheld radio is a perfect combination of style and function. Whether out with your partner on a cycle ride, skiing, climbing, hiking or just simply trying to keep an eye on the kids. Range 6 km | Weight 147g with batteries | Battery 4xAAA
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Petzl Ecrin Roc Climbing Helmet This is the classic Petzl helmet, the standard for mountaineering, climbing and caving. Extremely durable, this helmet can withstand the harsh conditions and rough treatment that are often encountered in the high mountains or deep caves One-size-fits-all - 53-63 cm | Weight 445 g
Hiking Socks Mid Weight
Warmer with more padding than light hiking socks, which make it ideal for daily use on extended backpacking and hiking trips.
72% Wool (63% Wool Ultra, 9% Merino Wool) | Heavily Padded Ankle, Toe and Heel
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
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
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
Petzl Snowalker Ice Axe
For glacier travel and snow slopes, the lightweight Snowalker is the axe to have. The stainless steel pick is designed for solid placements even in hard snow and ice. The wide adze chops steps efficiently and provides a comfortable weight-bearing surface...
Weight 438g | Length 68 cm
Petzl Summit Ice Axe
The Summit is designed for the modern practice of classic mountaineering. A result of the expertise acquired over many years, this product applies a new technical approach to this category of ice axes. The curved shaft provides the necessary clearance on steep or icy terrain...
Weight 458g | Length 48 cm
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
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
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. 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
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
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 Osprey Atmos 35 Rucksack The Osprey Atmos 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 men. Weight: 1180g | Volume: 35L 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 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
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
Pacsafe 120 Backpack Protector
patented Smart eXomesh cage system, the PacSafe is an adjustable high-tensile stainless steel locking device, designed to cover and protect a variety of bags and packs from tampering, pilfering and theft.
Weight, inc. padlock 680 g | Fits approx. volume 75 - 120 L | Pack Size 18x10x5 cm
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
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
3 Season Mountain Equipment Starlight ii Sleeping bag This is the perfect sleeping bag to hire for 3 season (Spring/Summer/Autumn) camping in the UK. Comfortable, not too heavy and top quality. Unlike down the synthetic filling functions even when damp and is easy to dry if necessary. Total Weight: 1530g | Packed Size: 24cm x 35cm | Comfort Limit Temperature: -2ºC
3 Season Sleeping Bag
Comfort rated to -5°C this is the idea bag for UK camping for most of the year. Features include a full length two-way zip, a full-length draft tube and the Expanda Panel System.
-5°C | Weight 1650g | Max User Height 198 cm
4 Season Mountain Equipment - Starlight IV Sleeping Bag
Light, pack-able and guaranteed to keep you warm, this Starlight IV synthetic sleeping bag use a lot of the design features that makes this bag one of the best in the world.
Weight: 1960g | Rating: 4 Season
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 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™ 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
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 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
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 shells' 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
Easy Mountaineering - Package A package of kit for easy mountaineering (non technical) and glacial travel. The kit consists of a pair of 10 point crampons, an ice axe and a helmet 10 Point Crampons | 68 cm Ice Axe | Moutaineering Helmet
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
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
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.
Swedish FireSteel® | Size: 77x24x14mm | Weight:27g
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
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: 238 g | Length: 66-145 cm | Material: Alu 7075 | Grip: Pro Dual Gummy - 01/2DD | Flex Tip+Tip: Multi Fit + Carbide - 05/5 + 08/9
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 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.
Water Purification Tablets
These water purification tablets are used to disinfect contaminated water. As well as for treating drinking water these tablets can be used to disinfect water for cleaning teeth and for washing fruit and vegetables. Use neutralising tablets to remove the chlorine taste.
Widely used water disinfectant | Kill pathogenic organisms in water