Backcountry Gear Hire

This equipment is intended for either the experienced mountain enthusiast who doesn`t have the luxury of hauling all of their mountain gear with them whenever they visit Japan or the moderate to advanced enthusiast who is being professionally guided. This equipment and an understanding of its use is essential before heading into the backcountry.

We ask our customers to put aside the time prior to using this gear to double check that all within is as indicated. More importantly to enable an element of familiarity of contents location and function so very important should the case of an emergency occur. We encourage you to practice the specific operational procedure of this equipment before heading into backcountry.

Accordingly the gear we have selected is based on functionality, simplicity and technical merit with weight of significant importance.

The Boarding Co is all about encouraging Alpine experiences but it is with a trained procedure for it installs inherent dangers. So we remind you to enter this realm with respect to your guides advise and with caution of the forces of nature.

We would like to make it clear that none of our retail staff are qualified or permitted to qualify the conditions regarding snow pack, weather or conditions for anyone intending to use our packs.

We are happy to recommend experienced and qualified guides who are happy to take you into the backcountry.

Feel free to browse through our kit or jump to the relevant section here: :

Backpacks Beacons Snow Shoes Tour Poles SplitboardsSplit CramponsTouring Skis

Touring Skis

Take it to the next level

Here are some of our 2017 developments. 2017 G3 Finder fitted with Marker touring bindings.(167,174,179,184) 2015/16/17 Volkl mid-lightweight touring setups.Ideal for juniors and Japanese women. (156,161,163) Japans first - Lib tech Powder skis go into our quiver this year and its a breakthru. These skis feature Lib Tech magna traction edges will have you slicing thru ice anyone can ride wide skis on pow, who can ride wide skis on ice? Who knows what its going to be like over the next ridge?
(UFO -100-175, UFO-100-185, UFO-1155,175, UFO-115-185, WreckCreate-115-181, WreckCreate-100-168, WreckCreate-100-168, WreckCreate-100-175, WreckCreate-90-161 )

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Backcountry Backpacks

Quality kit, simpler, lighter, faster.

Our backcountry backpacks feature the following

  • specifically designed backcountry backpack
  • lightweight probe
  • telescopic shovel
  • survival sheet
  • 3 way digital beacon

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3 Way digital

All of our rental beacons are 3 way digital antennas with a reach of 50 meters and a sweep of 40. Even if its the best in the world its worth nothing if you don't know how to use it.

Be sure to talk to your guide to ensure you understand this equipment before exiting into the backcountry.

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Snow Shoes

Snow shoes are dinosaurs for touring give yourself a chance and rent a split board, Lightweight, simple and durable.

We have a selection of MSR Ascent, Baldas and infant snow shoes. Please touch base with us for simple nature walk into safe and easily accessible areas to arrange a day trip.

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Tour Poles

Compact with huge powder baskets

We provide solid poles with powder baskets for touring skis.

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Splitboard Set

The cutting edge of self access backcountry snowboarding.

All of our split board rental kits include skins, Sparke R&D Tesla bindings.

We have a selection of Jones , Prior, Lib Tech, G3 , Good - splitboards available.

All splitboard rental bookings come inclusive with a spare parts/tool kit comprised of buckles, straps, screws, spare pins and a tools. We assign one of these kits per group or single booking.

Please note crampons are not included in this rental set. They are available as an optional extra.

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Split Crampons

Keep your grip

Spark R&D crampons for splitboards

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2017/18 Early Bird Campaign
Pre-season campaign.
Book online with Hakuba-rental and recieve the following bonuses

-10% Off Hakuba Car rental
-complimentary beer at The Fish Republik (when dining in)
-complimentary pair of Berghaus socks (Valued at AU$35)

[Stipulations: minimum 5 days rental, prepaid online booking.]
207/18 Early Bird Campaign