Edelrid climbing pads rental

rock climbing pad rental for Castle Hill and Flock hill

Flock Hill

Flock Hill basin looking at Cave Stream


Summer 2024

  • From 8.00am to 10.00am somebody is here ,also from 5.00pm to 9.00pm 
  • if you are outside the timeslots ,you can turn up and try your luck , first in first served ,no reservations are possible unless you stay with us 
  • please don't ring 
  • when you turn up ,you will fill out the form so please have ID with you and a  credit card  for your secuirity deposit 
  • no credit card? then you need a 
  • Debit card or $200 deposit( max 2 pads and 1 book per debitcard or cash rental)  when you return the gear you get refunded.

  • We are down to our last 2 books so you can only rent a guidebook with a mat rental 


Where can I stay ?

with us ofcourse ,book your bed with us and get: Discount on your mat rentals and reservation ability

Can i pick up between 5.00 and 9.00 pm ?

Sure can , even better if you do it between 5.00 and 8.00 pm

Can i drop off earlier?

Sure can , the hostel is open from 3.00pm 

 reservation options / Can i reserve a pad?

 if you are staying with us and are booked in then  reservation is possible.

otherwise it is first in first serve,the only exception is school groups .

Do you have enough pads?

we have 12 pads  and 5 sitstart in stock and generally don't run out 

Do I need to ring ?

No , unless you have a Question not listed  so we can add it ,otherwise no 

Do you rent by the hour /half day /24 hours?

No we don't , rental rates listed below are per rental day 

can i get a discount?

ofcourse,stay with us, our rental rates have been the same for the last 6 years and will be for the coming 6 years

can i get a refund if :

i get tired?,change my mind?, changed my plans?,it started  raining /snowing?  No

Check out https://www.castlehill.nz/webcams/  for current weather  web cams



  • bouldering mat
  • guide books(very limited)
  • shoes
  • chalk bags


  • chalk 
  • tape 
  • old pads (sold out )

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 smylies rental form bouldering


 climbing shoe    castle hill rental guide

Bouldering mat    bouldering pads

 Edelrid Mantle  

all our Pads are under 2.5 years old 

(120 x 115 cm / 46.8 x 44.9 inches),