Outdoor Gear, New Purchase or DIY?


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If you are looking for a new coat for outdoor activities or want to learn how to make your own, we have many ideas for you.

Design your own Custom Jacket with Wild Things.  What a great idea!Online App lets you design Custom Jacket – Gear Junkie


In the outdoor category, large-scale apparel customization has pretty much been non-existent. Wild Things hopes to find a niche with its I love the idea of custom technical clothing. I have been drooling over Beyond’s stuff for


Coming this year in many outdoor gear stores is Polartec Alpha, a must have for active pursuits.  Polartec Alpha: Insulation for Active Pursuits | Outdoor Gear Blog


Want to know what the hottest gear is and what outdoor gear you should buy. Check out Outside Magazine’s outdoor gear blog.


Looking for a new outdoor activity or do you just want to learn the new terms for these activities?  Tiso has a list that should appeal to everyone.  Try a new outdoor activity in 2013 | Geared Up For You – The Tiso


Whether you’re a newbie to the outdoors, and someone looking for a high-adrenaline thrills-style activity, there is something to suit you. You could be See Ratho Tiso has a wide range of climbing clothing and gear. D is for



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Simple gear to make for you and your family out of PolarFleece even if you don’t have a sewing machine!  Step by step instructions by the folks at Fabrics.net.





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For more information about quality fleece, Penny Schwin has the details at Specialty Outdoors.  While you are at Penny’s web site look around at all the information she offers for making your own gear as well as definitions for the terms used in outdoor gear.  If zipper installation scares you, Penny has tips and tricks.  Penny is full of ideas for projects that you can make yourself.




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