Gear Repair

Gear repair and maintenance are essential skills for every backpacker. Not only can repairing a broken tent pole or flapping hiking boot sole in the backcountry save your trip, properly maintaining and repairing your gear saves your wallet long term.

How to Care for Your Backpacking Gear

Keep your gear going season after season with these tips from Boulder Mountain Repair technicians Sam Goodhue and Matt Wintston to prevent little problems from becoming big (and expensive) ones.