Transitioning Equipment from Summer to Spring

Learn to properly store your winter gear + prep your summer gear.

by Matt Porter
OAS Equipment Manager

Although this spring has been a bit different, it is a great time to get your gear ready and transition from winter to summer activities. Below are some resources for learning how to properly store your winter gear and for getting your summer toys ready for action. These resources are applicable to both adaptive and non-adaptive gear. There will be new maintenance and gear related content each week, so be sure to check back or give us ideas of what you want to see!

Next week….Considerations for spring adaptive ski equipment storage and maintenance.

Winter Gear Storage:instructor russ in crazy leggings tutu with neon green wig in sit ski

Snowboard and Boot Storage:

Ski and Boot Storage:


Summer Gear Prep:


Get your bike ready to hit the road:

athlete on recumbent foot powered fat bike

When to replace your bicycle helmet:

How to inspect your bicycle helmet:


Washing your E-bike:

How to maximize battery life:

Paddle Boards:

Spring paddle board cleaning and preparation:

athlete and instructor getting ready to paddle board

All about inflatable air valves:

How to patch an inflatable SUP:


Spring kayak preparation:


Harness Inspection:

Rope Care & Inspection:

Cam Care and Inspection:

Carabiner Care and Inspection:


Note: Not sure what to do? Give us a call or shoot us an email we would be happy to help you!