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How To… Wash a Sleeping Bag

If your sleeping bag is darkened with grime or worse yet—losing its loft—then it’s time to give it a good … Read more

How To… Fix a Jacket Zipper

Ever zip up your jacket, only to discover that the zipper seems to have immediately unzipped itself? That annoying development … Read more

How To… Choose Hiking Socks

The average person takes 2,000 steps to travel one mile. Factor in the up and down of a walking track … Read more

How To… Protect Electronics in the Outdoors

Phones, GPS, satellite messengers and radios serve as a lifeline for many outdoor enthusiasts, while music players, cameras and tablets … Read more

How To… Treat a Sprained Ankle

Your ankle joints allow your feet to move this way and that so you can run along rocky trails, cruise … Read more

How To… Care for Gore-Tex Rainwear

To get the most out of your Gore-Tex® outerwear, keep it clean. The following information describes some basic cleaning procedures. … Read more

How To… Choose and Use Sunscreen

Whether the sky above is a bright blue or steely grey, the sun’s rays are raining down billions of photon … Read more

How To… Layer Clothing Correctly

When you step outdoors, the ancient art of layering becomes your smart-technology thermostat. This tried-and-true strategy lets you regulate comfort … Read more

How To… Avoid Getting Sick When You Travel

Being an adventurous traveler is a good thing, but having health issues during your journey is not the way anyone … Read more

How To… Identify and Treat Altitude Sickness

You don’t have to be climbing the south face of Annapurna to encounter altitude sickness. Anyone who is hiking, trekking … Read more