Gear hire


The One Tree Sports store (located in Hotham Central) now has a range of backcountry gear for hire, including:

  • Ski touring skis, alpine touring (AT) bindings, skins and poles
  • Splitboard, skins, crampons and poles
  • Snowshoes (for snowboarders not using a splitboard)
  • Backpack with avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe
  • Collapsible poles
  • Helmets

The backcountry festival will be a busy weekend so we would advise you booking your gear early.

Further information available here.

Ray’s Ski Shop in Myrtleford hires out telemark gear. They are pattern based skis, suitable for backcountry touring and resort. Details here. They also have cross country (XC) ski gear for hire, suitable for touring on and off groomed trails.


Twelve Board store in Richmond  hires out splitboards.

Bumps ski store in Elsternwick hires out Alpine Touring (AT) gear.

They offer a range of touring skis and also avalanche packs (beacon, shovel and probe). They recommend booking early.

Adventurentals (Cheltenham) – offers emergency beacons and snowshoes in Cheltenham and Melbourne CBD. Check out the website – Register for the Backcountry festival to get a discount off our hire rates.”


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