Winter Equipment

We stock a wide range of winter equipment for all types of activity. Walking crampons and axes for winter skills courses and Ben Nevis guided walks, technical ice axes and crampons for winter mountaineering and climbing courses. Our winter boots are top of the range La Sportiva B3 boots which means they are perfectly suited to winter courses and ascents.

If you would like to hire equipment but also learn the skills to use it we can offer winter skills and climbing courses tailored to you. Check out the guiding page in the menu or send us an email and we would love to help out.

Winter Hire Boots, Scottish Mountain Hire

Winter Boots

Top of the range La Sportiva Nepal extremes or Nepal Cubes. B3 Rated and super warm.



Walking/Skills Crampons


C2/universal crampons  for winter skills courses or a winter ascent of Ben Nevis.


Technical Crampons

Perfect for learn to climb courses or steeper days out.



Ice Axe

Mountaineering axes perfect for winter skills, winter walking or easy mountain routes.


Rucksack Hire, Hire Equipment, Scottish Mountain Hire

Lowe Alpine Pack (L)

A 30L rucksack perfect for those bigger walking or mountaineering days on the hill.


Helmet Hire, Winter Skills, Scottish Mountain Hire

Climbing Helmets


Helmets perfect for your climbing or mountaineering adventure. 

Walking Pole Hire, Scottish Mountain Hire

Hiking Poles

Hire one or two poles to help you with your balance and take some strain off your knees.



Technical Axes

Grivel North Machines or DMM Switches. Top of the range climbing axes.



Winter Goggles

An essential when out in winter in the mountains. Keep your eyes on the hill with our awesome goggles.


Emergency Shelter Hire, Scottish Mountain Hire

Emergency Shelter

Various sizes of group shelter to provide respite in bad weather or to use in an emergency.


Climbing, mountaineering, hillwalking and other related activities are potentially hazardous. It is the individuals own responsibility to learn and understand the proper techniques associated with safe participation in these activities and to fully accept and assume all risk, damages, loss, injury or death which may result from the use of the items available to hire. Individuals are responsible for the safe fitting of crampons to boots and Scottish Mountain Hire will not assume any liability arising from poor fitting of equipment.