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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

March 6, 2014
by cmrandall1
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The Nikwax Spring Break Checklist

It’s that time of year again: spring break! After drifting drearily through the murky winter months, it’s finally time to get out and go somewhere exciting. You know you want spring adventure, but where to go? Head to the mountains … Continue reading

February 11, 2013
by cmrandall1
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A Four-Stage Plan for Preventing Cold Hands

How can we put this delicately? Cold hands suck. If our subjective analysis isn’t persuasive enough, check out the medical proof. The ulnar and radial arteries deliver warmed blood to the hands. As ambient temperature drops, vessels constrict and blood … Continue reading

January 15, 2013
by cmrandall1
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Waterproof your Cotton Tees

We all know the old saying: “cotton is rotten.” And to a certain degree, it’s true. While it’s a perfectly fine material for a T-shirt or a hoodie, cotton may be the single worst fabric you can wear in any … Continue reading

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