Gear Repair and Maintenance

How to wash an eVent Jacket

Do you remember the orange tag that was attached to your eVent jacket when you bought it? The one that said, Please Wash Me Often. It sounded like a good idea then, but I never seemed to get around to it.  That finally changed this week. My jacket was noticeably …

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How to Wash a Down Sleeping Bag

I’ve owned my Western Mountaineering Ultralight 20 down sleeping bag for about 4 years now and I estimate that I’ve slept in it over 100 nights. As you can imagine, it doesn’t have that new smell anymore and could use some freshening up. One option is for me to take …

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