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Backcountry Rentals


SMBC have what you need for your alpine adventures; Ski/Split Mountaineering missions, Snowshoeing & Bushwalking
  • Alpine Touring Skis,

  • Skins & adjustable poles

  • Splitboards

  • Snowshoes

  • Avy Kits

  • Ski & Splitboard binding crampons

  • Ice Axes; light weight

  • Snow pickets, harnesses

  • Crampons to suit ski & snowboard boots

  • BC Essentials

  • We have a rental fleet of K2 WAYBACK touring skis with a Paulownia Tour Lite core & reinforced with carbon overdrive they are the most confidence inspiring touring ski K2 have ever made. Built to tackle the descent as well as it effortlessly cruises the ascent.

  • Our Slpitboards are JONES Solution with Spark R&D bindings

  • Our touring skis are mounted with Fritschi SCOUT 11 & Marker FTOUR frame bindings that can be used with any ski boot​

    • ​hire charge for Alpine Touring Skis, Climbing Skins & adjustable poles is discounted for clients.​

  • We also stock TUBBS, ATLAS & MSR snow shoes in our rental fleet

    • hire price included in snowshoe tours

  • Consider the benefit that if hiring with SMBC not only are our skins in excellent condition, if a tour is cancelled you won't be stuck with an unnecessary hire cost.

Rental Bookings: 0400 349 319 or 

Backcountry Retail Store

We've been riding the Kosi steeps for 30 years, talk to us about the best gear choices to ascend & descend the technical local terrain.

We have a selection of crampons & ice axes specific to skiing & snow boarding.

Skins, BC Poles, Snowshoes, Avy Gear, Emergency Shelters, gas, maps, repair items, snow pegs, dried food, dry sacks, water bottles & plenty more emergency & BC Essential items.

Conveniently located at the trail head for those essential purchases to supplement your kit or replace forgotten or broken items.

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