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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Petzl Headlamp Care and Repair Guide

Read the specific recommendations for each lamp in the Instructions For Use and follow the battery compatibility recommendations. Use • Carry your headlamp in a specific pouch to protect the lens. • After use, lock your lamp to avoid [ … ]

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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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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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Washing and Caring for Hockey Equipment

In our hockey-loving town your equipment has likely acquired a magnificent and special odour, a stench that would put an outhouse to shame. Don’t worry, we are here to help prevent your hockey equipment from stinking and tell you [ … ]

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Storing your canoe or kayak

If you are storing your boat inside you have nothing to worry about. If you are storing it outside there are a number of things you should take into consideration: It should be kept in the shade to reduce [ … ]

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Storing your sleeping bag

How you store your bag between trips affects its lifespan. When you arrive home from a trip, first air out the bag inside-out for a couple days to make sure it’s dry. Then store in a large mesh/cotton storage [ … ]

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