Don't Forget The Duct Tape

Tips and tricks for repairing and maintaining outdoor and travel gear.

Whether you need to remedy a leak in your tent, nurse a cranky stove back to life, unclog a water filter, or revive gunked up Velcro, you’ll find the solution here.

What to include in your hiking or travek repair kits

Duct tape dos and don’ts

New sections on caring for technical wool garments and repairing softshell, single-wall tents, hydration systems and more.

Kristin Hostetter is a gear editor for Backpacker magazine and a columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Her books include Adventure Journal and Tent and Car Camper’s Handbook.