Best Gear Innovations of the Last 30 Years

As we ring in 2017, it is a great time to look back at how far we have come in terms of outdoor gear technology. Since Rainy Pass Repair is embarking on our 31st year of repairing and modifying outdoor gear, let’s take a look at some of the most significant innovations over the last […]

By |January 5th, 2017|best of, camping, hiking|Comments Off on Best Gear Innovations of the Last 30 Years

Best Camping & Outdoor Adventure Apps for Summer Fun

Summer is here, and the time is right to get outside and have an adventure. Are you always on the go, and not sure how to find a new camping spot without doing tons of research? Are you ready to get out there but need some help with packing and meal planning? Never fear! We […]

By |May 23rd, 2016|camping, family fun, hiking, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Best Camping & Outdoor Adventure Apps for Summer Fun

Fun & Wacky Sleeping Bags

When we aren’t fixing your gear, we here at Rainy Pass Repair are always excited to learn about new products in the outdoor gear world. We see lots of great, highly technical sleeping bags with awesome features such as waterproof down, elastic baffles, and built in stuff sacks, but we will post out thoughts on […]

By |September 16th, 2015|camping, family fun, shopping|Comments Off on Fun & Wacky Sleeping Bags

Great Products Made in the USA

People often call to ask us “What gear should I buy? What is the best gear available?” It is difficult to say what exactly you should buy- there is so much great gear out there, and everyone has different needs and tastes. The best tip we can offer to any consumer is BUY AMERICAN. The […]

By |July 24th, 2015|camping, repairs, shopping, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Great Products Made in the USA

Our Favorite Camping Recipes

There are three things that everyone here at Rainy Pass has in common: a strong interest in sewing, a love of the outdoors, and a passion for FOOD.

Here are some of our favorite recipes for summer camping, put together from our very own staff:

Cowboy Breakfast

(4 servings)

This recipe is best in a dutch oven, but any large […]

By |June 30th, 2015|camping, DIY, family fun, food|Comments Off on Our Favorite Camping Recipes

Gear Survival Tips- What NOT to do to preserve your gear!

Based on some of our most common repairs, here is a list of what NOT to do if you want to avoid sending your gear to Rainy Pass Repair:

Don’t reach in a stove with a down jacket. In fact, don’t wear a down jacket near anything hot because that light, thin nylon will melt! Cuff […]

By |May 15th, 2015|camping, DIY, gear storage, oops!, repairs|Comments Off on Gear Survival Tips- What NOT to do to preserve your gear!

UV Damage

Summer is tent season here at Rainy Pass Repair. Although we can fix many problems such as tears, broken zippers, and missing hardware, there are certain conditions which we cannot repair. The main issue that we see is UV damage or “sun rot.” UV damage is most common on tents and rain flies, but can […]

By |May 9th, 2015|camping, gear storage, storage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on UV Damage
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