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Wellington Caving Group

Hire Equipment

WCG Hire Equipment and Rates

Wellington Caving Group has various gear available for use by, or hire to, members. This includes a first aid kit, helmets, electric lights, survey equipment, SRT kit, ladders, SaREx kit (being built up), and a GPS.
Hire equipment must be paid for in advance. Payments can be made to the club's bank account 03-0502-0001003-000. After paying for gear please send an email the treasurer and gear officer -> mailto:wcg-treasurer [snail] caving [period] org [period] nz,wcg-gear [snail] caving [period] org [period] nz?Subject=Gear%20payement%20from%20WCG%20website stating the amount and gear hire details.

ItemDailyNon Members
Caving Helmet with light (Petzl Duo) hirer supplies own AA batteries, 4 per day5.00same
 $5 per day used on expeditions
SRT kit10.00Members only
Ladder and rigging (as a set only)5.00Members only
Belay rope and Stitch plate10.00Members only
Survey gear (surveys to be deposited with NZSS)
Compass, clino, tape, pad of waterproof paper and pencil, and survey poles in a satchel,
hirer should provide extra pencils and sharpener
No chargeMembers only
Caving videos1.00Members only
Snow chains2.00Members only
Overalls (limited variety of sizes available)2.00same
Carbide large coffee tin (net 2kg)10.0020.00
Carbide larger tins (approx 4.3kg)based on weight @ $10 per kg
  • Prices for longer periods on application.
  • Email the gear officer for more information.

Rental gear is to be returned cleaned by the weekend following that it is hired for.

  • Charges will be made for any extra weekends gear is kept.
  • Charges will be made for lost or damaged gear.