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Mountains are just getting their first dustings of snow, which means it’s time to put away your fair-weather gear. But if you do it wrong, you might find your tent covered in mold or your SUP damaged from creasing next spring. Outside fellow Philip Kiefer shows us the right way to stash summer gear so it’s ready to use when spring returns.