Posts tagged with “gear”

Gear Shopping on a Budget

Finding gear can be one of the more stressful parts of getting ready for camp.  It had been our hope to offer a second gear swap this year, but feedback indicates that we have more buyers than sellers in our community at the moment.  Not wanting to let you down, we’ve put together some of…

Camper Gift Guide: Great Gift Ideas for the Wanapitei’er on Your List

It’s hard to believe that December has arrived already.  If you’re shopping for a Wanapitei’er this year, here are some of our top pics for gifts this holiday season. Outdoor clothing. Items like fleece and quick dry tops and bottoms are must haves on our packing lists.  Stores like Old Navy are currently full of affordable…

Gear How-To: Caring for Your Paddle

Woody walks us through the importance of taking care of our paddles, and we share a simple tutorial from Badger Paddle for refinishing our well-loved accessory. The paddle is essential to any Wanapitei experience. That’s kind of like saying a steering wheel is important to a car – no doubt an understatement and completely obvious. …

Gear Guide: Therm-a-Rest Repairs

Gear is an essential part of our lives as canoe campers.  Good gear can be a costly investment, which is why we want to be able to make it last.  Today, Woody guides us through patching a leaky self-inflating mattress, a trick that will extend its life and keep it from “snowing” in your tent…

FAQ: How Do You Choose the Camp Store Gear?

Erin Sunstrum tells us about selecting camp gear for our online and in-camp stores. I am going to let you in on a little secret.  I have a camp swag addiction.  My closet is FILLED with camp shirts and sweats.  I carry my Wanapitei Nalgene everywhere.  Sometimes I have to change what I am wearing,…