Reno is lucky to have some awesome humans with solid skills.  If you're looking to fix your textiles, backpacks, tents, bikes, or skis, reach out to Kendra, Jessica or William!

Kendra Bell


Kendra is one of Gear Hut's former Adventure Pros who specializes in repairs and alterations to both gear and apparel.


Ask her about extending the life of your gear before finding a new replacement.

Below is a list of her specialties:

Patchwork, Appareal Repair in Reno, Alterations in Reno
  • Size Alterations

  • Patching

  • Rips and Hole Repair

  • Zipper Repair and Replacement

  • Waterproofing

  • Support Structuring for Longer Wear (Clothes Only)

  • Reworking Garments for New Uses ​

  • Large Crash Pad Repairs

Intoku, size alterations and embroidery in Reno Tahoe area

Jessica Capalbo


Jessica is the founder, designer, and seamstress of her personal brand Intoku. She aligns

with Gear Hut's mission by being hand sewn, ethically sourced, and


Below is a list of her specialties:


  • Size Alterations

  • Patching

  • Embroidery/Customization

  • Strap Repair

William Elbert


William is a hobbyist mountain biker, skier, and bike mechanic available to restore and repair neglected bikes!

Bike repairs in Reno, Ski and Snowboard sharpening and waxing in Reno Tahoe area

Below is a list of his specialties:

  • Restoration

  • Drivetrain replacement/cleaning/tuning

  • Wheel truing

  • Tube repair/replacement

  • Minor suspension tuning

  • Ski/Board Waxing

  • Ski/Board Sharpening

Feel free to reach out to William if you have
any bike or ski/board questions!