Preventing Mold From Affecting Your Gear & Dealing With It When It Does

Mold and mildew is a frequent problem that we encounter here at Rainy Pass Repair, especially on gear that has been in storage for some time. This problem affects all types of gear but is most common on gear used on the lake, river, or other wet environments. Mildew on fabric can be hard to […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|gear storage, oops!, storage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Preventing Mold From Affecting Your Gear & Dealing With It When It Does

Sticky Situations- How To Deal With Stains on Your Gear

In addition to repairs, we offer laundry services for outerwear and sleeping bags here at Rainy Pass Repair, so we see plenty of interesting stains.

If you are sending something in for spot cleaning, it is very helpful if you can mark the area and note what made the stain- this helps us to determine which […]

By |March 23rd, 2016|DIY, gear storage, repairs, storage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sticky Situations- How To Deal With Stains on Your Gear

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