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Silicone Coated or Silicone Impregnated Fabric?

Silicone Coated or Silicone Impregnated Fabric?

Is fabric silicone coated or silicone impregnated? Or rather How is fabric made!
Repairing Damaged Window Netting in your Tent

Repairing Damaged Window Netting in your Tent

I consider the inside of my LightHeart Gear tent my “Mosquito Free Zone”. Any hole or tear in the netting voids that space. The last ...
Repairing a Damaged Tent

Repairing a Damaged Tent

What to do when your tent tears The worst situation is to be inside a tent during a downpour and finding out you have a small hole in...
Ultralight hiking.  Eight Perspectives.

Ultralight hiking. Eight Perspectives.

LightHeart Gear interview by Mightygoods.com
Customer Service?

Customer Service?

Read the article by Amelia Arvesen here at Snewsnet.com
Outdoor Gear Builder - Get in Gear Festival

Outdoor Gear Builder - Get in Gear Festival

A few weeks ago, the Outdoor Gear Builders (Of which LightHeart Gear is a member) had our 4th annual Get in Gear Festival at the Salvage Station.  ...
How To: Repair a Zipper Failure in the Field

How To: Repair a Zipper Failure in the Field

Everyone dreads the thought of closing the zipper on their tent, only to have it separate behind the slider and gape back open. In a rainst...
Dehydrate it Yourself - Backpacking Meals

Dehydrate it Yourself - Backpacking Meals

Dehydrate your own backpacking meals
Polyester vs. Nylon Clothing for Hiking

Polyester vs. Nylon Clothing for Hiking

Judy, wearing a lightweight wool t-shirt and nylon button down shirt. One common complaint (or perhaps it’s not a...
Diary from C2C Sweden part 7 (the end)

Diary from C2C Sweden part 7 (the end)

Coast2Coast Sweden Final Day! This is the sixth and final entry from Judy's trail diary detailing her Coast2Coast Sweden hike. Don't forget ...
Diary  from C2C Sweden part 6

Diary from C2C Sweden part 6

This is the sixth entry from Judy's trail diary detailing her Coast2Coast Sweden hike. Don't forget to catch up by reading Volume I, Volume I...
Diary from C2C Sweden part 5

Diary from C2C Sweden part 5

This is the fifth entry from Judy's trail diary detailing her Coast2Coast Sweden hike. Don't forget to catch up by reading Volume I, Volume I...