Category: Tent care and maintenance

Fixing or replacing a zipper on your tent

Fixing a zipper on a backpacking tent can be a simple task or a more complicated one, depending on the problem. Replacing the zipper completely is also an option, but it can be more involved and time-consuming. If the zipper is simply stuck or difficult to zip, applying a silicone-based lubricant to the teeth of […]

Tent care and maintenance on the PCT

Seam sealer and seam grip are essential components for tent care and maintenance when hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) with a 1- or 2-person tent. The Pacific Crest Trail is a 2,650-mile trail that runs from Mexico to Canada and covers a variety of terrains, including mountains, forests, and deserts. In this often harsh […]