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February 12, 2015
by nikwax
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Waterproof? I prefer Water Prepared.

In my business, and by “business” I mean the ocean, nothing is waterproof. Nothing. Your gear may start off being really, really water-resistant or water tight, but if your expectation is waterPROOF, you will be sorely disappointed.  In my opinion, … Continue reading

October 16, 2014
by nikwax
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Why wetting out is BAD

How is your gear performing? Have you been caught out in the rain and your expensive rain jacket doesn’t keep you dry the way it used to?  “Why am I soaked? I thought this jacket was waterproof!” you wonder. Wetting … Continue reading

May 20, 2014
by nikwax
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Keeping your shoes clean, it’s easier than you might think!

Now, I’m not one to normally clean my shoes with regularity, however, not too long ago I acquired a pair of super cool 5.10 approach/ parkour shoes. I’m no parkour aficionado, but I do get out to climb a bit, … Continue reading

April 18, 2013
by cmrandall1
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Spring hiking preview

It’s officially spring, which means that hiking season is here. Which means it’s time to bust out your boots (and if you didn’t store them properly last fall, time to clean and waterproof). Got it? Great. Now the fun starts. … Continue reading

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