Gear Rental??

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Gear Rental??

Postby Pack_Mule » Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:50 pm

Because we will be flying in, there may be some backpacking gear that may be forgotten. Also, I don’t want to buy ice gear (i.e. microspikes/crampons, ice ace, etc.), if not needed at the time of our trip.

Is there a gear rental place near Glacier that anyone knows about?
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Re: Gear Rental??

Postby llholmes1948 » Sun Dec 23, 2018 2:49 pm

I think that Glacier Outdoor Center would be your place:

https://glacierraftco.com/glacier-outdo ... g-rentals/
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Re: Gear Rental??

Postby Pack_Mule » Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:39 pm

Perfect, thanks
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Re: Gear Rental??

Postby Pack_Mule » Fri Dec 28, 2018 2:27 pm

Wow. A little pricey. $10/day for crampons? I might as well just buy a pair.
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Re: Gear Rental??

Postby thorn726 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 5:04 pm

i imagine most people carry telescoping trekking poles they can travel with these days, but since we normally use giant hiking sticks that were not great for air travel we got dollar store mops in Whitefish. The handles worked well for hiking sticks, like little trekking poles... gave them to some folks on our way out/ was a good last minute option.
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Re: Gear Rental??

Postby PeteE » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:16 pm

Pack_Mule wrote:Wow. A little pricey. $10/day for crampons? I might as well just buy a pair.


Maybe, maybe not. Depends on how many days you'll need them. Crampons aren't cheap.
And I wouldn't go "cheap" if buying since your life may depend on them. I have these.


Black Diamond Contact Strap Stainless Steel Crampon--$129.00 0n Amazon

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