Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam’s (GMVN) Trekking and Mountaineering Division offers gear on rent for adventure activities. A 2-person tent rent amounts to INR 65.00 per day, whereas a sleeping bag rent is INR 25.00 per day. The division also offers windproof jackets and gear for porters. The equipment is available at Muni-ki-reti, Rishikesh and Gangotri, Purola and Ukhimath in Uttarakashi. However, foreign travelers have to fill in their complete itinerary and passport details in the equipment renting application form. A security deposit is also required.
Dias Memorial Funds Stores, the equipment store within the premises of Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, offers climbing gear on rent for nominal charges. For instance, you can rent a pair of climbing boots for INR 35.00 per day plus INR 15.00 towards cleaning / repairing / washing fee. Rent a tent for as low as INR 30.00 per day and INR 20.00 towards cleaning / repairing / washing charge. You can choose from holofil, feather and Kapok sleeping bags for a good night’s sleep. Get more information on mountaineering equipment rental.