The Alpine Club offers a variety of gear for loan and rent to members.

  • Most items are $5.00 per weekend and $10.00 per week with the exception of transceivers and tents which are $10.00 per weekend and $20.00 per week for the four-man tent.
  • Payment in advance is required together also with a signed release of liability.
  • There is no rental charge for equipment taken out by trip leaders on training exercises.
  • Early reservations are recommended.
  • If a reservation is not cancelled by at least 24 hours notice to the Gear Manager the Rental will be a debt owing to the Club, subject to the discretion of the Gear Manager in exceptional circumstances, and no further gear will be rented to the member until the debt is  paid.
  • Scheduled club trips hold priority over non-scheduled trips and may bump reservations for non-scheduled trips.
  • There will be a $5.00 per day late charge if the rental is overdue by more than 24 hours.

 

Available equipment: (19/02/14)

  

  • Belay Device - 1 Clog figure of 8

  • Boots Koflach Valluga ladies size 7

  • Bivvy Bags -3.

  • Crampons - 5 Grivel Adjustable, 2 miscellaneous strap on, 1 pair instep.

  • First Aid Kit. Large and suitable for fly in Camps only.

  • Food dehydrator and trays.

  • Gaiters - 1 pair.

  • Harnesses - 7 adult, 2 kid’s  (harnesses can only be taken by trip leaders).

  • Helmets - 5 adult, 2 kid’s.

  • Ice axes -15.

  • Ice tools – 5.

  • Packs - 1 exterior frame

  • Packs - 1 internal frame MEC Ibex 80l.

  • Personal Locator Beacon (can be taken out only by trip leaders).

  • Pickets - 5 aluminum.

  • Probes - 10.

  • Pulley - 1.

  • Radios - 5 Uniden CB radios for use on club trips only.

  • Rock shoes - 1 pair size 8.

  • Rock gear - miscellaneous antique pitons, hammers, nuts etc.

  • Ropes - 4 8.5mm (2 are only 30m), 2 11mm ( ropes can only be taken out by trip leaders) .

  • Shears - 1 brush pruning shear.

  • Skis - 160 cm Voelkl  Tele Skis with skins

  • Skis – 185 cm K2 Tele 3 pin binding

  • Skis – 190 cm Atomic Black Diamond Sky Hoy binding (Tele)

  • Skis – 205 cm Trak X country with 3 pin bindings , size 9 ½ boots and skins.

  • Skis – 170 cm skis with Voile Tele bindings

  • Ski Boots  - 1 pair size 8.5 Ladies Plastic Tele boots

  • Ski Boots - 1 pair size 7 Ladies Garmont tele boots
  • Ski Boots – I pair Scarpa Plastic size 11 tele boots

  • Snow Anchors – 4 .

  • Snow saw - 1.

  • Snow shovels - 9.

  • Snow shoes - 3 sets.

  • Tent - 1 4 man.

  • Transceivers - 10 Arva 3 antenna digital transceivers ( 8 in Victoria 2 in Courtenay) .

  • Transceivers – 2 Trackers.

  • Wands – 40 Bamboo.

  • Waxes – miscellaneous.

 

 

The gear manager...

Most of the equipment is stored with the Gear Manager in Victoria. Please arrange to have the gear picked up at his house.

Mike Hubbard: 250 652 3930, cell 250-888-8370,  email (gear@accvi.ca)

Up island transceiver/avi-kit rentals from Clarke Gourlay (clarke@cheeseworks.ca ).