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Few pieces of gear are as important for your comfort and safety in the backcountry as your shelter. But tents, like rainjackets and anything else with a water-repellent coating, wear out over the years. Leaks can sneak up on you—you usually don’t notice them until you wake up in a puddle during a rainstorm. Here, Outside editorial fellow Philip Kiefer uses Gear Aid’s Silnet ($8), Tenacious Tape ($5), Nikwax TX.Direct ($22), and Nikwax SolarProof ($19) to fix an old tent. Read the full article here

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