We will need some special technical equipment for mountaineering in the French Alps. No experience with this technical equipment is necessary. We will teach you everything you need to know. We have prepared the rentals below for each participant. The items below are included in the trip fee.
- Mountaineering Boots
- Ice axe
If you need additional gear or would like to rent the gear below instead of buying it before the trip, know that the gear items below are available for rent. Please note that the rental cost for these items is not covered in the trip fee and you will be responsible for covering the cost. The price listed alongside is the total for a two-day rental.
- 35+ liter mountaineering backpack ~$23
- Trekking poles ~$12
- Headlamp ~$15
- Warm, down jacket ~$28
- Gore-Tex pants ~$29
- Gore-Tex jacket ~$37
- Warm insulated gloves/mittens ~$23
Once you’ve decided what you’ll need we’ll go ahead and make a reservation for you to ensure you get the items you want. Please indicate via the Google Form in the forms section of the portal what those items will be.