By opting to rent trekking gear, you are reducing manufacturing. This, in turn, reduces consumption.
By renting, you are having a direct impact on the environment.
Production of any of the trekking gear is not an easy process. These are technical gear. All of them require quite a lot of industrial process and very specific raw materials.
These processes consume a lot of natural resources and also produce a lot of harmful by-products. No matter how many steps are taken to curb pollution due to production, it still is affecting nature at large.
We strongly believe, renting these technical gear is a simple way to avoid all the harmful impact on nature and be sustainable.
We recently conducted a survey with our trekkers to find out how much they spend for a trek. The results were quite shocking.
For a two-day trek, trekkers were spending close to Rs. 15,000 just on gear. We felt this is a ridiculously high amount to pay for a trek.
Trekking is a sport done on two legs. You should not be spending a lot of money to enjoy a simple sport like this.
The gear you need for a trek does not come cheap. If you are looking to buy even your very basic gear like Trek shoes, padded jackets, they are quite expensive. They do burn a hole in your pocket.
By renting, you are reducing the cost of your trek substantially.