NOTICE: As of Feb 14th, we are not accepting any new orders for alterations or custom gear modifications. Check back in April when we will resume these services!

Do You Like to Tinker with Your Gear but Don’t Have the Tools? We Can Help!


At Rainy Pass Repair, we are capable of making all kinds of modifications to your outdoor garments and other gear.

Our expert staff can modify your gear to make it extra special. Turn a good pack into a great one, a simple tent into a room with a view, or remake your ski pants into glissade pants.

Some common modifications include:

Tent Modifications: added doors, screens, or windows; stash pockets

(photos coming soon!)

Garment Alterations: Adjust arm or leg length; add ski edge guards; friction patches; add pockets or zippers; add drawcords; shoulder guards; name badge holders; add custom patches (Ski Patrol, SAR)

Add pit zips
Make stowaway hood
Remove hood 
pit zips before and after 
stowaway hood 
hood removal 1 
Add ski pass pocket 
Add shoulder pockers
Pregnancy coat expander 
blue pockets added to the sleeves of a black ski coat 


Pack Modifications: add pockets; add sternum strap; add daisy chains or lash tabs; ice axe loops; add zippered openings.

Check out the photo below for a zipper added to the lid of a Kelty backpack.




Sleeping Bag Modifications: add or remove draft collars; added length; width extending inserts; companion zippers; add down for extra loft

A photo of two different sleeping bags that were modified to zip together.

2 sleeping bags modified to zip together.

Ready to send us some gear for a modification? CLICK HERE for our repair form and be sure to include this in the box when you ship us your item.

Our shop rate as of March 2017 is $83 per hour with a $20 minimum per item for repairs, alterations, and gear modifications.