Tag Archives: Idyllwild

Why you should wash your down gear

Did you know that washing that grimy down jacket is easier than you think? Washing your down gear extends the life of the product, and its ability to keep you warm. Here’s an article from Outdoor Research we wanted to share with you about how to wash down gear (also applies to sleeping bags).

Don’t forget: All of our stores carry Nikwax products, like Down wash and Down proof, to help you get your precious pieces clean.

http://www.outdoorresearch.com/blog/how-tos/how-to-wash-your-down-jacket-in-four-easy-steps

We look forward to seeing you!

Labor Day Weekend Sale and Gear Swap in Idyllwild

On Labor Day Weekend (Sept 1-3), our Idyllwild store will  be running some special deals on clothing, outerwear, packs, climbing gear, footwear and much more!

In addition, on September 1st, we’ll be hosting a Gear Swap.  Bring in any outdoor gear you wish to trade or sell with other climbers, backpackers, hikers, cyclists, photographers, campers, snowshoers, and skiers.  We’ll be reserving space in our parking lot to give you room to spread out your stuff.  Space is limited, so please email idy@nomadventures.com to reserve your spot.  If you have any questions, feel free to email or call (951) 659-4853 between 9am-5pm.  You’ll probably want to bring your own table, tarp, and chairs for your set up.  We recommend you brings coins and smaller bills so you can more easily make change.  Gear Swap will be set up in the back lot behind Nomad Ventures in Idyllwild.  Set up for the Gear Swap begins at 7am on Saturday and the event will end by 7pm.

When: Saturday, September 1-3 (Saturday-Monday)
Where: Nomad Ventures, Idyllwild
54415 North Circle Drive
Idyllwild, CA 92549

Swap meet trades and purchases are not affiliated with Nomad Ventures and are between the seller and buyer.  Nomad Ventures makes neither claims nor guarantees of the quality or condition of items that are not purchased from us, and accepts no liability for them.

Outdoor Gear Swap Meet and Sale

On September 3rd, our Idyllwild store will be hosting a swap meet and offering special deals in the store!  Bring in any outdoor gear you wish to trade or sell with other climbers, backpackers, hikers, cyclists, photographers, campers, snowshoers, and skiers.  We’ll be reserving space in our parking lot to give you room to spread out your stuff.  Space is limited, so please call (951) 659-4853 between 9am-5pm for more info.

When: Saturday, September 3rd
Where: Nomad Ventures, Idyllwild
54415 North Circle Drive
Idyllwild, CA 92549

Swap meet trades and purchases are not affiliated with Nomad Ventures and are between the seller and buyer.  Nomad Ventures makes neither claims nor guarantees of the quality or condition of items that are not purchased from us, and accepts no liability for them.


PCT Hikers- need a place to stay in Idyllwild?

After having been closed for several years, the Fern Valley Inn has reopened under new ownership.  At the corner of Fern Valley and Tahquitz Roads, this is the first inn you’ll come to after stepping off the trail.  Now being operated by the owners of the Ravenwood Motel in Klamath, CA, the inn has been redecorated and there are new linens in every room.  And, if you’d like to experience downtown Idyllwild but want to give your tired feet a rest, they’ll be happy to give you a ride whenever possible.  Give them a call at (877) 659-0466 or visit their website at http://www.fernvalleyinn.com