How to Waterproof a Jacket

Learn how to waterproof and restore DWR on ski jackets, pants, gloves, and outerwear with wash-in and spray on Revivex water repellent formulas.
How to Wash a Down Jacket

For the past few winters, you may have been spoiling yourself with a warm down jacket or puffer vest. Only now it’s looking a bit flat and dirty. Rescue your beloved ...

How to Wash a Sleeping Bag

Learn how to wash, deodorize, dry, and store a sleeping bag with specialized liquid detergents that properly clean synthetic and down-filled bags.
Make Your Own Paracord Bracelet

A paracord is one of the most valuable tools that an outdoorsman can carry in his pack. It can be used to hang a bear bag, as a clothes line, for extra points of conta...

How to Repair Boots and Shoes

Learn how to permanently repair shoe soles, worn-out heels, leaks and peeling boot rands in these step-by-step instructions using Aquaseal SR. 

How to Replace a Zipper Slider

The Zipper Repair Kit by GEAR AID offers an assortment of zipper sliders and top stops as well as a sewing kit and seam ripper to help with replacing worn zipper sliders.
How to Repair an Inflatable

A deflating inflatable can throw a serious wrench in your plans, but with just a little bit of know-how and a few useful tools, your day out on the water can be salvaged.  If your inflatable pontoon, SUP board, boat, river tube, PVC or Hypalon raft, they can easily be repaired.
How to Repair a Wetsuit

You could say that you and your wetsuit have been through a lot together. Whether it was the final hurdle of your last grueling triathlon, the tumbling waves you handled in those early mornings at La Jolla, or the sunken ships you saw off the coast of Aruba on a recent diving trip, those who wear a wetsuit know that it’s more than just another piece of equipment—it’s what keeps you safe, warm, and protected.