Category Archive: Gear Repair

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How to repair your ski pants

Your ski pants can take quite a beating throughout the course of a ski season. But, with a little bit of maintenance your ski pants can last not just this season but many to come. I try to do most major gear maintenance twice a season – once halfway through and once at the end. I […]

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Leatherman Leap

Leatherman Leap Multitool Review

The Leatherman Leap is a unique multitool. It’s aimed at children and consequently made “safe”. According to Leatherman “the Leap includes safety locks that keep fingers from the path of the tools, a two-hand opening knife blade for safer deployment, and a secure grip designed to train users to properly and safely operate tools. The […]

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How do you repair your gear when it breaks in the backcountry?

SNAP! You are 20 miles into the backcountry skiing over 10 feet of snow and your skin/bindings/ski pole/whatever just broke.  What do you do? When I’m out in the woods there are a few items that I never leave behind: 10-15 medium zip ties 1′ Tenacious Tape 1 tent pole sleeve (not pictured above) 2 […]

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Emergency/Medical/Personal Supplies Packing List

The always up to date guide to what’s in my pack! I pretty much bring this kit with me on any trip no matter what activity I’m doing. Last Updated: 9/09/2015

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