DIY Repair

My tent is sticky, flaky, and leaking water- what do I do?
When your tent fly becomes sticky or the coating flakes off, the urethane coating on the fly is starting to break down. This break down process is called de...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:47 AM
How do I wash my sleeping bag?
After a lot of time out on the trails or at the campground, there may come a time when your sleeping bag is looking and smelling a bit, well, less than idea...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:47 AM
Can you replace my shock cord?
We are sorry to hear the shock cord has lost its elasticity. This is a common issue with shock cord poles and can happen at any time. Shock cord is a generi...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:47 AM
How do I repair the shock cord at the center of my pole?
  If you have shock cord that has gotten stretched out, gone limp, snapped, or is just tired and in need of some replacing, then you have come to the ri...
Mon, 5 Feb, 2024 at 12:09 PM
How do I repair a broken tent pole at home?
CRACK! We all know that heart sinking sound when a pole snaps. After a pole breaks, the structure of your tent is automatically compromised making the rest ...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:48 AM
Down has shifted in my sleeping bag, what do I do?
There are a of couple options! You can use your hands to push the down around or a tennis racket to smack the down.  Pro tip! You can also toss your bag in...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:49 AM
What is the best way to clean my tent or pack?
Let's be real, camping, hiking, biking, and exploring outside are dirty activities. If you are out and using your gear, there is going to come a time th...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:49 AM
My jacket is no longer waterproof, what should I do?
Ever bust out your rain gear only to get soaked and find out that it no longer is actually waterproof? Or have you found that your jacket has become mysteri...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:55 AM
How can I get tree resin off of my tent?
Tree sap and resin can be extremely difficult to remove from your tent without a proper adhesive remover.    We recommend:
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:56 AM
Where can I find DIY fabric/accessories for my gear?
There is a company called Quest Outfitters who specialize in outdoor fabric, parts and patterns for tents, backpacks/luggage, sleeping bags & apparel.  ...
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023 at 11:56 AM