If you have already traveled with us, you probably realize we take your feedback seriously. One of our guests (who has been on many, many trips with us) recently suggested we offer travelers an alternative to getting a t-shirt on a trip. She has a great collection from the past 20 years and said she doesn’t need any more t-shirts! To be honest, while we think our t-shirts are great (soft, comfortable and perfect for active travel), we can understand the desire to not collect more “stuff.” We have been preaching for years that experiences beat out
In 2019, we are putting that into practice a teeny bit more by offering our travelers to opt out of getting a t-shirt and instead opt
Not only does a donation support a good cause, it eliminates the need to ship the resources and materials to manufacture a t-shirt and also eliminates a few more ounces that we have to in turn ship to you or our guides, all of which takes fuel, time and money. Little things like this can add up to a lot!
- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. Since 1986, they have worked from coast to coast, supporting the development of thousands of miles of rail-trails for millions to explore and enjoy.
- The Ocean Conservancy is a non-profit is working hard to see that the ocean’s most extraordinary places are preserved for future generations to use and enjoy. They use sound, science-based decisions that will lead to innovative, sustainable solutions, and strive to create a healthy ocean where life continues to nurture and sustain all of us, regardless of where we live.
- Wilderness Society’s mission is to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. Since 1935, The Wilderness Society has led the effort to permanently protect 109 million acres of wilderness in 44 states.
Don’t feel guilty for choosing a Zephyr t-shirt on your next tour (it’s good marketing for us, after all!). However, we are thrilled to now offer an alternative for those who want one. Let us know what you think!