Tag Archives: gear repair

102: Stories that Inspire

Today on the First 40 Miles, there is power in sharing stories—and we’ll tell you why your stories are so important!  Then, on the SUMMIT Gear Review, a super simple water filter that uses very long and impressive words to keep you safe on the trail.  On Today’s Backpack Hack of the Week, Happy Halloween—now let’s get on to Christmas.  And we’ll share our experience with Rainy Pass Repair and a zipper repair that was beyond our skill level.

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060: FIX: The Gear Maintenance and Repair Episode

Today on The First 40 Miles, if you’re scared to take your brand new gear out into the rough and wild wilderness because you think it might get damaged, have no fear! This episode is dedicated to making sure your gear stays in top form, regardless of the elements. You’ll learn the top 5 things you can do when good gear goes bad. Then, the SUMMIT Gear Review turns into the SUMMIT Gear Hospital, as we search and rescue gear that has flatlined. On the Backpack Hack of the Week, learn the critical pieces of a DIY Custom Repair Kit.

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