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 out happens for many reasons. Nikwax can help you prevent
We’ve said it before: the key to staying comfortable in cold weather is layering. Whether you’re skinning up several thousand feet to a snowy summit, braving slushy roads for a ride, or hitting the Nordic track on skate gear, chances are you’re going to begin your workout colder than you
It’s winter, and for most of us that means spending much of our free time on the snow—on skis, snowshoes, snowboards, sleds, or any other contraption with a sliding surface. We’re a cold-climate tribe, like-minded folks who understand the reward of bundling up and pushing our bodies through the elements.
If you are a lover of the outdoors and the activities associated, it goes without saying that you have an assortment of gear. How people store their gear, however, widely varies. Which type are you? The Gear Decorator: Your friends may not understand it, but you believe there’s no better
Why should you care for your tent? UV exposure can, for many tent fabrics, be devastating to their performance. In some cases only two weeks exposure can lead to a reduction in the tear strength of the tent fabric by half. Weathering, dirt and dust can cause water to be
We at Nikwax know that outdoor adventurers come in all ages and sizes AND that keeping all those little fast-growing trail-monsters outfitted can be both a logistical and an economic challenge. Then there’s the environmental impact of discarding all those tiny boots and mittens! Not to worry, parents, Nikwax can