The hassle of soggy and illegible paperwork has plagued outdoor professionals for decades. Jerry Darling developed "Rite in the Rain" paper to address that problem for the Pacific Northwest logging industry in the 1920's and our product has been evolving ever since.Jerry has since passed away but his vision has expanded worldwide. Still made in Tacoma, Washington, "Rite in the Rain" is used around the globe in situations ranging from desert warfare to rainforest insect research.The motto "Outdoor writing products for outdoor writing people" says it all.Our R&D department is continuously developing products for new applications and we welcome your input.
Designing, testing, and sewing the apparel, tents, sleeping bags, and backpacks that get us all outside. We're all trying to live up to the free-wheeling, go-your-own-way, who-cares-what-people-think attitude of the early days. We go outside because it’s the best playground we can imagine. It’s a place to be creative, express yourself, and escape from the sameness of everyday life. We do what we do because we think this desire to get out and be wild is in everybody.