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Protect your FERA skiwear during the off season

Protect your FERA skiwear during the off season

Tips for caring for your FERA Jackets and pants:

 

Preparing your FERA jacket or pant for washing:  Empty all pockets and close all zippers, including the center zip.  Remove any detachable fur or faux-fur trim, belt, and lift tickets.  For spot stains, you may use a localized stain remover.

 

Machine washing your FERA garment: We recommend washing your ski garments separately from other items in order to avoid color transfer issues.  Use cold water and a small-to-moderate amount regular detergent, powder or liquid.  Select an extra rinse and spin cycle.  Do not use bleach or fabric softener.


Drying your FERA garment: Dry your ski garments immediately and completely after washing. We recommend drying your ski garments separately from other items. Since some insulations and materials are heat-sensitive, select a medium temperature setting and an extra-long drying time or a second drying cycle to ensure the insulation of the garment dries thoroughly. If it is a down or puffy jacket, toss 1 or 2 tennis balls in the dryer to help “fluff” the jacket as it dries.

 

Final Touches: Re-attach any trim components and hang the garment on a coat hanger or folder over a pant hanger. This will help maintain the shape of the garment and keep it fresh and ready for next season!

 

    * Do not dry clean your FERA jackets or pants as this chemical process will damage the waterproof coating on the back of the fabric.

    OFF SEASON ADVENTURES WITH THE FERA TEAM

    OFF SEASON ADVENTURES WITH THE FERA TEAM

    Summer is here and we are jet-setting off to explore new places while the snow fall takes a break. From tropical vacations to more adventurous trips, our team has been busy so far and it's only just the start. See some of our summer travel fun below:

    Havasupai Falls

    A bucket list adventure for any backpacking and camping fan. Our social media manager visited this beautiful place and highly recommends it. This hike is over 20 miles round trip but worth it for the pristine blue waters and beautiful red rock formations. Reservations to the campground open up throughout the summer so be sure to check online and call so you can visit this oasis over the summer.

    Portland

    Located in the PNW, Portland is suited for active outdoor folk. Run, kayak, hike, ski, drink, shop and eat; that's what our Graphic Designer did when she visited this city. If you are a fan of eating and drinking, you'll love it here. Some of the best eating spots can be found in this city including Salt and Straw, The Little Burger and Blue Star Donuts.

    Hawaii

    If you are looking for a relaxing vacation, Hawaii is the place to go. Enjoy a drink poolside, head out to the clear waters to snorkel or go on a hike to a waterfall. There are so many things to do on all of the islands and it's state-side which makes travel easy. Our Marketing Manager recommends bringing bug spray if you plan to do hikes, there are lots of mosquitos.

    SUMMER TRAVEL

    SUMMER TRAVEL

    Summer is the perfect time to explore less snowy parts of the outdoor world. Warmer temperatures and longer days make it easy to hop in the car and head somewhere new. Whether you are the camping type or more of a resort traveler, we wanted to share our favorite west-coast mountain locations to travel too during the off-season.

     

    1. Yosemite: for the camper:

    - Located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, this national park features waterfalls, giant trees and breathtaking views. If you enjoy outdoor living and long hikes, this place is for you. You can drive through the park for a day or stay a few days in the park camping, both options are great to see some unforgettable spots.

     

    3. Aspen, Snowmass: for someone who prefers resort amenities and travel:

    - Aspen is one of our favorite places to visit in the winter season but the summer offers some amazing activities as well. Hiking, mountain biking and yoga are some of the more popular activities in this area during the summer. If you are into yoga and meditation, we recommend checking out Wanderlust. This weekend festival offers yoga, art and concert fun. The best part might be staying in one of the 5-star resorts all while being in nature. Not to worry though, you will still get your outdoor fill as your hotel views are of the beautiful Colorado mountains. Bring your family, go on a girls trip or go on a weekend getaway, you won’t regret it.

    5. Zion National Park: for someone who want’s to access resort amenities and dabble in camping:

    - This national park offers red rock views and plush mountain greenery. Located outside of St. George Utah, this beautiful spot features world-renown hikes and one of a kind views. These hikes and locations are very accessible to visit and with a small town just outside of the park, you can go in and out of the park to eat, sleep and relax with ease. We recommend going early though if you plan on going during the summer, parking gets tough and it does tend to get crowded mid-day. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or someone who like to dabble in the outdoor world while enjoying resort comforts, each of these locations has something incredible to offer. Be sure to put one of these locations on the books for a summer trip. The perfect off-season places to explore.