Gear Maintenance And Repair Discussion -Sponsored By Nikwax

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After another great season in the wilds your gear is beat up, dirty, dented and torn and there is no better time than now to go through it all and make much needed repairs. This month we will be walking you through the proper care and maintenance of your gear and will cover not only the summer gear but also the proper way to prepare your winter gear too!

Among the items we will discuss will be how to inspect your gear, repair any damaged areas and how to decide if things are worth fixing or simply recycling. One of the biggest things we will touch on will be the maintenance of your gear which means ensuring that it is properly cleaned and functional. By utilizing Nikwax products we will show you how to protect and preserve your tents, boots, technical outerwear and base layers.

Nikwax manufactures high quality cleaning and waterproofing products. Nikwax prolongs the life and enhances the performance of clothing, footwear & equipment. Whether you work or spend your leisure time outside, Nikwax keeps you dry.

Nikwax products are EASY to use. The products go exactly where needed; less product is wasted, saving you money. You can treat gear with Nikwax in your washing machine, by hand or by using our spray-on products.

Nikwax products are SAFE to use. No propellant gases, non-toxic, no fluorocarbons, environmentally safe. It’s WaterBased. By using Nikwax you can renew your gear and reduce the impact on the earth's resources.

Nikwax products keep you DRY. Nikwax ensures you get maximum performance from your gear so you stay dry, warm and comfortable in wet weather. Enjoy your time in the outdoors (even if it is work!!)

Please feel free to bring items you have questions about to the event and we will do our best to help you troubleshoot any repair questions.

Beer is allowed and encouraged for this event!