DIY Repair

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...
Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 at 9:49 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...
Tue, 9 Mar, 2021 at 10:30 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 right pl...
Tue, 9 Mar, 2021 at 10:30 AM
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 ...
Tue, 9 Mar, 2021 at 10:30 AM
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...
Tue, 9 Mar, 2021 at 10:29 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 t...
Tue, 9 Mar, 2021 at 10:29 AM
Can you replace my shock cord?
We are sorry to hear the shock cord has lost it's elasticity. This is a common issue with shock cord poles and can happen at any time. Shock cord is a ...
Fri, 4 Sep, 2020 at 1:20 PM
My sternum strap unclipped from my shoulder straps, how can I re-attach them?
Have you tried to grab your loaded backpack by the sternum strap and accidently popped it off right before your backpacking trip?  The best way to get it ba...
Tue, 9 Mar, 2021 at 10:29 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.  ...
Fri, 19 Mar, 2021 at 1:41 PM