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Why Experiences Are the Better Gift for the Holidays

by Taylor Mason on Nov. 25, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Blog Post Why Experiences Are the Better Gift for the Holidays

Why ExperiencesAre the Better Gift for The Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner. During this time ofthe year, it feels like every store has some sort of sale going on. If you’relooking for some deals for holiday gifts, that may sound like great news.

But is more stuff really the right kind of present? Perhapsthere’s a better alternative that your loved ones will appreciate.

Gifts don’thave to be things.

These days, there’s no shortage of things you can buy. Somewould even argue that there’s too much. People already expect that if they’regoing to get a gift, it’s something they can hold.

Why not buck that trend and go for something more special?This holiday season, rather than adding to a pile of stuff that’s just sittingin someone’s closet, consider giving something they can experience. If you wantto make someone happy, even Forbes says that’sthe real secret.

Experiencesare treasured forever.

As a kid, you probably had a favorite toy. You’d play with itevery chance you get, but as time went by, you did so less and less. That’ssimply part of growing up—you outgrow some of the things in your life.

By now, that favorite toy of yours is likely long gone. Butwhen you look back, you still remember the good times. It’s not really aboutthe toy but all the fun you had.

There’s nochance it’ll end up in a landfill.

You’re not the only one looking to buy stuff on sale.Shoppers all over the country are gearing up to take advantage of the upcomingdeals. And as we’ve just talked about, a lot of those things won’t lastforever. Many of them will end up in the trash sometime in the future.

As people who enjoy the mountains, we’re more aware of ourimpact on the environment. Instead of buying things that might just get tossedaway one day, perhaps it’s better to look for experiences that we’ll take withus for the rest of our lives.

If you’re looking for a different kind of gift this holidayseason, consider sending over one of our kits. With less luggage to worryabout, your special someone can save some cash on their vacation flights whichthey can then put into having a bigger adventure on the slopes. We’ll make surethey have the best gear waiting for them at their destination so they’re readyto enjoy all the fun without any of the hassles.