• The Explorer Series
        • The Explorer Series

          Pick an upcoming tour, come on your own or bring a few friends along. It’s that easy! Tours are offered on Saturdays and select dates throughout the year. Find out more >

        • Upcoming Departures

          Sat 23

          Icefalls + Ice Bubbles

          Saturday, February 23
          Confirmed Departure? Yes - Book Now!
          Mar 02

          Icefalls + Ice Bubbles

          Saturday, March 2
          Mar 09

          Icefalls + Ice Bubbles

          Saturday, March 9
        • The Explorer Pass

          Make the most of your winter in Central Alberta with the Explorer Pass. Get out on guided adventures snowshoeing under the stars, hiking to frozen waterfalls and ice walking on ice bubbles. Enjoy some free marshmallows, savings on private tours and activities, local food at the cafe and more. Don’t wait, get your pass now and start exploring. Find out more >

  • Summer Tours
  • Winter Tours
  • Red Deer's Ski Bus
        • Red Deer’s Ski Bus

          There’s no easier way to get to the mountains! Kick back and relax as we drive from Red Deer to your favourite resort. Head out for a great day on the slopes. Enjoy a hot chocolate at the bus before letting us take care of the drive home. Find out more >

        • Upcoming Departures

          Thu 21


          Thursday, February 21
          Confirmed Departure? Not Yet - 2 More Guests Needed
          Fri 22


          Friday, February 22
          Confirmed Departure? Yes - Sold Out!
          Sat 23


          Saturday, February 23
          Confirmed Departure? Yes - Book Now!
        • The Ski Pass

          Make the most of your winter with the Ski Pass. Get out on Red Deer’s Ski Bus with 2 free rides, $10 off all winter long and some great deals on guided adventures snowshoeing under the stars, hiking to frozen waterfalls and ice walking on ice bubbles. Don’t wait, get your pass now and start exploring. Find out more >

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Snowshoes, Kicksleds, InReach and More

Basecamp + Cafe is closed from December 22 to Janauary 2. If you book online we will contact you within 24 hours to arrange a pickup time, or you can email us at to arrange a pickup time and reservation.

Renting is a great option if you´re looking to try a new activity or just need extra gear for your next adventure.

NEW: Try a kicksled  this winter! A fun way to explore the local trails.

Winter rentals include MSR EVO 22 snowshoes, MSR Shift youth snowshoes, MSR Tyker kid snowshoes, hiking poles, InReach Satellite Communicators and kid carrier backpacks.

Summer rentals include hiking poles, kid carrier backpacks and InReach Satellite Communicators. Check back soon for camping kit rentals.

Reservations are required for all rentals. Equipment rental is included at no charge on all our guided tours.

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Where to Pickup

All rentals can be picked up at our Basecamp + Cafe (#10 5579 47 Street, Red Deer) during business hours. Contact us if you need to arrange for a pickup or drop off outside our regular hours.

At this point delivery and shipping are not available for rental gear.

Terms and Conditions


All rental charges must be paid for in full when booking or picking up. Payment can be made online or in store. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Debit (tap only - max $100) and cash.

Current, valid photo identification (driver's license or passport) must be shown for all rentals. A valid credit card or cash deposit is required for all rentals.


All bookings are non-refundable but we will offer you a credit for a future adventure if you cancel a minimum of 72 hours prior to departure. If you did not prepay and cancel your booking within 72 hours of departure we may require you to prepay for all future adventures.

In the event that we have to cancel due to a late return, a full refund will be issued.

Pick-up and Returns

Pickup is after 1 pm. Earlier pickups are usually available, just let us know when you book and we'll do our best to make it happen.

Returns are due by 1 pm. If you need to make special arrangements please contact us as early as possible. Late returns are an issue that impact others with their bookings. Late returns will be charged a single day rental fee per item for each day late.

Damage, Dirty or Lost Items

The renter is responsible for all costs associated with cleaning and repairing equipment that is returned in a damaged or dirty condition. Shop rate ($45/hr, $20 minimum) plus full retail value for any parts or material required up to the replacement cost of the item.

An Accidental Damage Waiver covering damages to the equipment rented is available. It does not cover loss or theft of equipment nor damage due to negligent use of equipment or personal injury.

Coverage is $5 per rental.

Maximum rental value is $250. Coverage for group bookings or bookings larger than $250 is available upon request.

By declining this damage waiver, you agree to assume full responsibility for the use and care of this equipment. You agree to reimburse Pursuit Adventures for any loss or damage to this equipment, other than reasonable wear and tear resulting from use.

Replacement cost for lost, stolen or destroyed equipment will be charged at full retail value.

Come For A Visit

We're located in Capstone at Riverlands, near the trails of Waskasoo Park and Downtown Red Deer. Stop by to plan your next adventure, rent the gear you need and grab a bite with friends. 

While you're in the neighbourhood make sure to check out some of our great neighbours like Wild Brewing Co, Purearth Organics, DOSE Coffee and Troubled Monk Brewery.

You'll find us at #10 5579 47 Street in Cronquist Business Park.


  • Monday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Wednesday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Thursday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Friday: 8 am to 4 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

We're open for check-in 10 minutes prior to departure for all tours.

Basecamp + Cafe by Pursuit Adventures