Tag: Waterproof

Nikwax Testimonials: “An Ounce of Prevention…”

February 28, 2018 0

Guest Contributor: Lori LaBissoniere My pack and I recently tested out some freshly waterproofed gear in the Wallowa Mountain range in Northeastern Oregon. Known as “The Oregonian Alps,” this mystical region traditionally experiences pretty heavy winters. This winter, instead of blissfully falling snow, we found rain. Luckily, we came prepared. As we took off with…

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How to Clean and Re-Waterproof your Rain Jacket

September 28, 2017 17

Over time, rain jackets can lose their water-repellency. Waterproofing doesn’t last forever. Whether from rubbing against a dirty car while packing up groceries, or a muddy dog wanting snuggles, a dirty jacket will stop repelling water.     Luckily, it’s easy to clean and re-waterproof your rain jacket so you can stay dry. The trick is…

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Outdoor Adventures with Baby

June 3, 2015 0

I cannot pretend to be an expert in getting babies outdoors. I have only one offspring thus far, and what works for one family may very well be hell for another. Every baby is different and develops at different speeds. I am lucky(?) to have a very active, outgoing kiddo who likes going outside. He…

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