Buying outdoor clothing is like buying a Rolls Royce - when you've invested in something expensive you are going to want it to last as long as possible, and it costs a little bit extra to do that but the alternative is pre-lifetime deterioration. So, wash it in a soft detergent like Tech Wash, reproof it so the DWR works. Want to make your clothing insect repellent? Need to sew up an unfortunate tear? Take a look at our care & treatment options.