The Equipment Shop at American Alpine Institute

Alaska Client Rentals & Purchases

Online Rental Reservations

Any rental items reserved online will be available for pick up in Alaska at your gear check. Please note that some items have limited quantities and may become unavailable. All rental reservations must be placed by the deadline for your trip.


 Online Gear Purchases

All AAI program clients are entitled to a 15% discount on retail purchases from our store or website. Your discount code is the first six digits of your PO number (Eg. E#####) posted on your invoice.

View Our Online Denali / Alaska Expedition Equipment List

Want your online gear purchases sent to Alaska?

Non-rental purchases can be sent to Alaska for pickup at your gear check. Use the address below as the SHIPPING ADDRESS if you would like your orders to be sent to Alaska. Your order must be placed by the deadlines posted below to ensure enough time for processing and delivery. Regular shipping charges do apply.

Your Name
Talkeetna Hostel
c/o AAI Guides
22159 South i St.
Talkeetna, AK 99676


 2017 Gear Order & Rental Reservation Deadlines

  • Denali W. ButtressTeam 1: May 7 - May 27 Deadline: 4/10/2017
  • Denali W. ButtressTeam 2: May 14 - June 3 Deadline: 4/17/2017
  • Denali W. ButtressTeam 3: May 21 - June 10 Deadline: 4/24/2017
  • ARAM: May 27-June 5 Deadline: 4/30/2017
  • Denali W. ButtressTeam 4: May 28-June 17 Deadline: 5/1/2017
  • Denali W. ButtressTeam 5: June 4-June 24 Deadline: 5/8/2017
  • Denali W. ButtressTeam 6: June 11-July 1 Deadline: 5/15/2017

Equipment Consultations

All AAI Denali climbers are entitled to complimentary gear consultation where we dedicate one of our expert staff to help assess the gear you have and make recommendations and give advice on the gear you will need. If you are feeling overwhelmed or confused by the gear list, or just want to check to make sure the gear you already own will work for your expedition, please schedule your consultation appointment now.  


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