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.
You may know this story. You buy a brand new jacket. It is shiny and wondrous. You love your new jacket. You go places together, and it keeps you dry and toasty. Time passes, as it inevitably does, and suddenly your jacket is no longer shiny. As a matter of