Product Knowledge

What does 68D Poly mean?
D stands for denier – this is a unit of density based on the length and weight of a fiber. A single thread would be considered 1 denier. Generally speaking,...
Fri, 10 Mar, 2023 at 5:06 PM
What does waterproofing 1200mm mean?
This is in relation to the waterproof rating of your gear. Waterproof ratings are measured in millimeters (mm) and usually fall anywhere from 800mm to 5,000...
Fri, 10 Mar, 2023 at 5:07 PM
What type and size of bladder will fit into the JOURNEY PERFECTFIT series?
Our child carriers can fit a 2L bladder that fits into the bottom of the carrier horizontally so any type of 2L bladder should work!
Fri, 10 Mar, 2023 at 5:07 PM
Can I wash my sleeping pad?
Your sleeping pad will not be machine washable. Washing the pad in a machine will most likely cause damage to the fabric or seams. Here's what we'd ...
Fri, 10 Mar, 2023 at 5:08 PM
How to Clean a Dirty Tent
We recommend using a non-abrasive sponge, cold water, and a non-detergent soap. Gently scrub soiled areas by hand, being extra gentle on coated areas of the...
Fri, 10 Mar, 2023 at 5:08 PM
How can I extend the life of my backpack?
One of the ways that you can extend the life of your backpack is to take care of the zippers. Most of us at some time will put more items in the pack than t...
Fri, 10 Mar, 2023 at 5:08 PM
How can I get rid of tent mold, mildew, and odor?
Gear aid® has a wonderful step-by-step on how to remove mold or mildew and odor from the tent fly and the tent body. Please follow the link here: https://ww...
Fri, 10 Mar, 2023 at 5:09 PM
Is my vehicle compatible for the tarp shelter?
For our shelters and tarps that can be used with a vehicle, we do not have a list of compatible vehicles that will work with these items. It would be imposs...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2023 at 10:01 AM
Should I Buy a Down or Synthetic Sleeping Bag?
Are you trying to determine whether to buy a down or synthetic sleeping bag?  Here are some qualities, pros and cons of both for your review to hopefully he...
Wed, 17 Jan, 2024 at 11:00 AM
Are other rainflies compatible with my tent?
Unfortunately, each tent is uniquely designed to different specifications so more than likely if we do not have your exact model rainfly, there is not a dif...
Tue, 23 Jan, 2024 at 5:09 PM