Repair kit Tackle any gear failure–from broken straps to tent tears to pad punctures–with AMK’s Backcountry Gear Aid. It has zip ties, duct tape, Seam Grip, and dozens of miscellaneous plastic parts and fabric patches. $32; 7.8 oz.; adventuremedicalkits.com
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