Gear School 2009

Tent leak like a sieve? Boots stink like a compost pile? Don't worry. Class is now in session. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, this in your one-stop, do-it-all user's guide.

PACKS

Learn how to fix snagging zippers, re-waterproof material, deal with frayed fabric, and more.

TENTS

Mend a broken poll, fix leaky seams, and get rid of that musty smell.

BOOTS

Soaked, scuffed, and beat up? We'll show you how to get your trusty footwear back to trail-ready.

BAGS

Save your down, seal up tears, and get ready for wet weather with the all-inclusive guide.

ESSENTIALS

From sleeping pads to trekking poles, we'll have you good to go in no time.