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Due to Covid-19 and our desire to help stop the spread it is now important you check availability of equipment before filling in the hire form, this will allow us to quarantine and disinfect our equipment thoroughly. 

2. Hirers Responsibilities

2.1 You are responsible for ensuring that you are physically fit enough to undertake mountaineering/hiking and climbing activities involved with the hire Equipment you have booked. Scottish Mountain Hire does not accept any responsibility for your failure to complete your Hire period due to lack of fitness, illness or injury. Scottish Mountain Hire does not accept liability for death, personal injury, loss or damage to personal effects to any participant, nor can Scottish Mountain Hire accept any responsibility for delays or changes to your period of Hire due to weather, strikes, war, terrorism or other causes.

 

2.2 The Hirer shall keep the equipment in good condition, only use it for its intended use and return it in the same condition it was hired in.

 

2.3 You will notify Scottish Mountain Hire immediately of any loss, damage or theft to the hired equipment however caused. You will be responsible for paying Scottish Mountain Hire the reasonable costs of repair or replacement for any such loss, damage or theft.

 

2.4 You will not offer for sale, sell, dispose, mortgage, lend, pledge or otherwise part with possession of the hired equipment.

 

2.5 Written permission from Scottish Mountain Hire is required for any alterations to the rental agreement.

 

2.7 The Hirer agrees not to allow the usage of the equipment by an unauthorised person.

 

2.8 The Hirer agrees not to use the equipment in violation of the law.

 

2.9 The Hirer agrees to undertake appropriate training for the use of the equipment and for its correct fitting.

 

2.10 You will notify Scottish Mountain Hire immediately of any loss, damage or theft to the hired equipment however caused. You will be responsible for paying Scottish Mountain Hire the reasonable costs of repair or replacement for any such loss, damage or theft.