Repair or Replace? Social Media Chimes In

Ok, maybe that’s not the exact quote, so we asked Reddit and Facebook whether they prefer to repair or replace broken gear. Of course, there are perks to both- you might save some money with repairs, but it can be a lot of fun to shop for something new. Some of our readers chime in […]

By |January 12th, 2017|oops!, referrals, repairs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Repair or Replace? Social Media Chimes In

Drawcord Repair on Technical Jackets

 

By |December 16th, 2016|oops!, repairs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Drawcord Repair on Technical Jackets

Footwear & Wetsuit Repairs

While Rainy Pass Repair has your back for the majority of your outdoor gear needs, there are unfortunately a couple categories of equipment repair that we do not deal with. The good news is that we know of other great experts who can help with repairs that we can’t take on.

Footwear is a big one, so […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|DIY, networking, referrals, repairs|Comments Off on Footwear & Wetsuit Repairs

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

Recycling Fabrics and Gear

You might be wondering what we do with gear that comes into Rainy Pass Repair that cannot be repaired or is otherwise left behind. People often ask if we sell used gear-unfortunately we don’t as there are a few better outlets for used gear in the area. However, we do try our best to make the most […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|DIY, repairs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recycling Fabrics and Gear

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

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!

Cycling Gear Repairs

With summer fast approaching, more and more folks will be hanging up their keys to hit the streets on their pedals. Here’s some insider tips on customizing your cycling gear to fit your needs and also how to save big money by adding years to the life of your current gear.

Whether you’re taking a casual […]

By |April 24th, 2015|cycling, oops!, repairs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cycling Gear Repairs

External Frame Backpacks

Backpacking season has arrived. We get a lot of inquiries about external frame packs, and we see quite a few older external frame packs come through the shop for minor repairs or modifications. Hopefully this post can answer a few of the most common questions we get about this type of gear.

Many curious customers are […]

By |April 17th, 2015|backpacks, DIY, repairs|Comments Off on External Frame Backpacks
We will be CLOSED on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day. The last day to pick up orders for the holiday weekend is Friday, May 26th. Please plan accordingly and call us if you have any questions: 888-747-7867.
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