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October 20, 2018


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Fabric Care Center | Gore-Tex Footwear Care

Simple Steps for Maintaining Peak Performance
in Your Gore-Tex® Footwear


  • Gore-Tex FootwearPERMANENT PROTECTION - The GORE-TEX® membrane inside GORE-TEX® footwear is a composite material of outstanding stability, so it needs no maintenance. As long as it is not punctured, it remains 100 percent waterproof – guaranteed.
  • DIRT REMOVAL - Cleaning GORE-TEX® footwear is as easy as using lukewarm water on the outside. To clean leather shoes/boots use a brush, and for textile shoes/boots, use a sponge.
  • WATERPROOFING - Additional waterproofing is not necessary, however, water repellent restorative treatments of shoe upper components may be used if recommended by the shoe manufacturer.
  • CARE PRODUCTS - There are many types of upper materials available in GORE-TEX® footwear. Please follow the manufacturer's recommendation for the treatment and care of shoe uppers. While no care product can harm the GORE-TEX® membrane, we advise against the use of fat or oil-based treatments of leathers as they can affect the overall breathability of the shoe.




© 2015 W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. GORE-TEX®, GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY®, GORE®, WINDSTOPPER®, and designs are trademarks of W.L. Gore & Associates


 


DRAPER BODY THERAPY® SLEEP LINERS
This Body Therapy® Sleep Liner offers therapeutic benefits while you sleep. The Sleep Liner allows you to use your already comfortable mattress, while helping to relieve soreness/tension throughout the body. The Draper Body Therapy Sleep Liner contains 85 % Celliant® (Polyester)/15% Recycled PET (Polyester). Celliant® is the world's most technologically advanced fiber, containing a proprietary blend of minerals extruded into a polyester fiber.
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KATHMANDU ARCHON 65L BACKPACK v4
If you're new to multi-day hiking, or enjoy tackling the occasional Great Walk, the 65L Archon is the pack for you: sturdy and reliable, made from tough Cordura® fabric, it has everything you need (bottle pockets, pole and bed-roll attachments) and nothing you don't. The easily adjustable RS2 harness has a small to XL range built in to the harness design. The padded and stiffened hip-belt and shaped alloy frame-stays transfer the load where it needs to be, while the padded EVA shoulder straps, adjustable sternum straps and padded back panel makes the trek over the Tongariro Crossing more comfortable.
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