New club gear hire rates (from 1 June)

This rates are for club trips only. Private trips incur different rates.

These rates will apply from 1 June.

All hire will incur a deposit (which is given below) regardless of whether or not it is for use on a club or private trip.<>

Rates for Personal Gear on Club Trips

Category Hire Rates Deposit

A $5 $15

B $10 $30

C $15 $45

Gear Categories

Category Gear

A Bedroll, synthetic sleeping bag, rain jacket, tarp, cheap car camping tent, snow pro, Trangia

B Climbing kit (i.e. harness, belay device, helmet, and shoes), canyoning kit (harness, helmet and belay device), down sleeping bag, ice axe, ice hammer, standard tent, mountaineering boots, crampons, backpack, skis only, ski boots only, poles only, bike panniers, bike rack, bike lights, food dehydrator, bouldering mat

C Full ski rig, full mountaineering kit, snow shoes and poles, snow tents, avalanche transceivers, full climbing rack

Contribution for Group Gear on Club Trips

Trip type Charge (per person on the trip)

Rock climbing (dynamic ropes, quickdraws, lead climbing protection) or canyoning (static ropes, slings etc) $5

The hire and deposit rate for personal gear on club trips is determined by the most expensive category of gear hired, e.g. synthetic sleeping bag only (cat A) would be $5 hire and $15 deposit, synthetic sleeping bag and climbing kit (cat B) would be $10 hire and $30 deposit, synthetic sleeping bag, backpack and ski gear (cat C) would be $15 hire and $45 deposit. The charge for group gear on climbing and canyoning trips is additional to the fee for any personal gear hired.