Rainy Pass Repair, Inc. is the leading specialist in the care and repair
of outdoor technical fabrics and equipment. It all began more than 20
years ago with repairing zippers, tears, and holes. Along the way they have
continued to add services that adventurers need, including the most
innovative laundry facility in the business. They can still fix your
zippers and rips, as well as revitalize your waterproof breathable
products; reloft your down products; alter garments for a better fit;
add doors to tents, pockets to packs or pants,; find and repair leaks in
dry suits or waders; and many other services. They have earned the seal of
approval from various manufacturers, such as W.L. Gore and Associates,
to make repair and alterations to your Gore-Tex® Fabrics without
affecting your warranty. In fact, many manufacturers use Rainy Pass
Repair, Inc. to provide their warranty services. Your items are always
shipped back to you with a “factory finish” look.
Specialized laundry services
Dry suit & wader testing/repairs
Account management for retailers
Warranty management for manufacturers
They repair, alter and clean
Tents and poles
Dry suits and dry tops
… and more!
Sweet! So what do I need to do to get my gear fixed?
It is quite simple. Just print out the Repair Form and send it with your gear to Rainy Pass Repair (not to Sheepleg). They will take care of everything from there. If you want to talk to them before sending your items off, Contact them to get an estimate or to find out if what you want is possible.
Rainy Pass Repair, Inc
4415 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-6:00pm Pacific Time
This is what started it all. Zippers, holes, tears… Rainy Pass Repair has the
experience to bring your items back to “good as new” status. Most zipper
repairs are simple and inexpensive. They offer many alternatives for
repairing rips and tears with multiple color and fabric choices. They can
repair almost anything including tents, packs, parkas, pants, sleeping
bags, dry suits, waders, tent poles and technical fabrics such as
Gore-Tex®. Their facility has the largest selection of fabric and seam
sealing tape to properly repair waterproof/breathable products. And
because they are a “Gore-Certified” facility, the manufacturer’s warranty
of your Gore-Tex® Fabric item will remain intact when you have your item
repaired through Rainy Pass Repair, Inc.
They also provide warranty repairs for a number of manufacturers. For more information, see their Partners page.
ALTERATIONS / MODIFICATIONS
Can’t get the right fit? Arms too long? Pants too short? That
backpack would be perfect if it only had that extra feature. Rainy Pass Repair has a
solution to these common problems. They alter clothing and add features to
equipment, returning your item with a “factory finished” look. Even
your Gore-Tex® Fabric items can be altered, and because they are an
authorized Gore-Tex® Fabric repair facility, the changes won’t void your
Proper cleaning of down and technical fabrics is imperative to the
long-term integrity of the product. Rainy Pass Repair, Inc. has the only
outdoor products laundry facility of its kind. They can adapt machine
cycles to the dynamic changes in soiling, and fabric types. Our laundry
facilities are designed specifically for down, synthetic, and waterproof
A professional cleaning can help restore the function of garments
with a durable water repellency (DWR) finish. Often a garment’s water
repellency is impaired due to a coating of dirt, perspiration, and
detergent. A good cleaning along with a water repellency treatment can
bring your waterproof breathable item back to life.
When it comes to down, it is important that it be cleaned properly.
Common household detergents may cling to down fibers and reduce the loft
and efficiency of your down item. Dry cleaning will affect your down
products in the same way. A professional cleaning with down-friendly
detergents will revitalize the loft of your down product.
Rainy Pass Repair, Inc. uses products proven to restore the durable
water repellency (DWR) to your item. Retreating your garment restores
wet weather performance, improves breathability and enhances comfort by
minimizing condensation within the garment. They can bring your waterproof
breathable item back to life with a proper cleaning and water
With a room devoted to down, we can fluff and stuff your down items. Rainy Pass Repair provides down fill, baffle repair, cleaning, and water repellency
treatments for all down items.
DRY SUIT AND WADER TESTING AND REPAIR
They have a unique water testing facility for immersion clothing. Do
you have a dry top or wader with an annoying leak you can’t locate? They will find it for you. They can repair holes and leaks and replace gaskets.
All repairs to dry suits, dry tops, and waders are tested before
they leave the shop to ensure the integrity of the garment.
CUSTOM EMBROIDERY AND PATCHES
Their sister company, Corporate Image Outfitters, LLC, is America’s
choice for Gore® certified embroidery and sewing on technical outerwear.
They also offer complete custom embroidery services for all your promotional, uniform, and incentive needs.