Brunswick, Ohio: CampRents, (camprents.com) a backpacking gear rental company, announces its rental service is open for customers wishing to rent backpacking gear for trips during the 2018 camping season. Capitalizing on the recent surge of interest in outdoor recreation, CampRents rents backpacking gear to people who want to try backpacking without committing to purchasing and storing their own gear. One rental includes everything needed for a successful backpacking trip, including tent, sleeping bag/pad, backpack, camp stove, food, headlamp, and other supplies. Customers enter their destination, dates, and a few physical data points as part of booking, and receive a fully customized pre-packed backpack in the mail before their trip.
CampRents also offers pre-planned trip itineraries for interested backpackers who want the freedom to grab their bag and go instead of spending months planning their trip.
Founder Jenny Owens said of the company’s launch: “Everyone should be able to get outside and away when they want to, and lack of gear shouldn’t stand in their way. Not only are we renting gear to customers, but for every bag that’s rented, we help one kid get outside via our Pack for Pack program. Pack for Pack partners with local charities to get urban kids into the outdoors and make camping and backpacking part of their lives.”