Osprey Pack & Reservoir Care and Maintenence

Packs Standard Maintenance + After each trip be sure to clean out your pack thoroughly. + Use mild soap, warm water and a soft brush to clean zippers often to prevent them from failing. + If your pack is wet, [ … ]

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Fjällräven G-1000 Material Guide

One of the world’s best outdoor fabrics G-1000 is Fjällräven’s own hardwearing and versatile fabric, a well-proven outdoor classic that will prepare you for all types of adventures, in all climates all year round – from the tropics to [ … ]

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Ranney Hill Hike

Looking for a great day hike near Yellowknife? The Ranney Hill Hike is one of the most popular short hikes in near the city. Accessible by driving up the Vee Lake Road, this natural hiking trail (2.5 km) is a [ … ]

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Easy Care Instructions for Gore-Tex Outerwear

Before laundering your garment, zip the front closure, pockets and pit zips completely, and fasten all flaps and straps. Be sure to follow the garment manufacturer’s instructions to ensure high performance.  WASH Machine wash on a warm permanent press [ … ]

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Backpacking Checklist

The Essentials Map Matches – in waterproof container Compass Fire starter Sunglasses and sunscreen Knife Food Repair kit Headlamp/flashlight Trip plan – left with a friend First-aid kit Whistle Water   Clothing Hiking boots Rainwear or outer shell top/bottoms [ … ]

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Cleaning & Waterproofing your Footwear

Overlander Sports is pleased to offer its customers the full line of Granger’s Products to help keep your footwear working better for longer. Their advanced proofers help keep the water out while conditioning and nourishing the leather, keeping your [ … ]

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Cleaning & Waterproofing your Outerwear

When you buy a new jacket it’s amazing how the water just runs off of it. This happens because of the durable water repellent treatment (DWR) that’s applied during manufacturing.  But dirt, oil and normal household detergents will, over [ … ]

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