If you are doing research before joining the more than 80,000 customers that have rented our camping and travel gear, or have already received your camping gear rental package from us, here's where you can learn about the operation or setup of a specific camping or travel gear item before you head out on your big adventure.

The information below provides more details on how to use the microspikes we rent, but we encourage you to give us a call or find more resources online if more details are needed. For more information on this rental item including rates, check out the main product page at Rent Crampons and Microspikes. There are more how-to pages on nearly all of our most popular rental items; find most at our video and user guide to rentals main page .

Our rental spikes come as a pair.  Specify your shoe size range when prompted at checkout for the best fit, but the range is quite flexible.
rent microspikes for icy trekking


Closeup of the bottom of the spikes we rent - it works something like chains on a car tire
rent microspikes for icy hiking


This is the back of the microspikes.  Some of the ones we rent are red like this; some are black.  Work pretty much the same.
rental of microspikes for icy trekking


Here's a view from the front side of the rental spikes
rental of microspikes for icy hiking


The microspikes attach to your hiking shoes with the elastic rubber band up top
renting microspikes for winter travel


Ready to tackle icy spots under your shoes and minimize any slipping on the trail.  Rent some hiking poles to go along with it and be safer still.  
renting backpacking microspikes


Here is an overview video about the rental microspikes