Brand Spotlight: Rite in the Rain All Weather Notebooks, Writing Paper and Pens

December 21, 2018 2 min read

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The paper, which has an acrylic-based coating, is made by J.L. Darling Corporation, whose founder, Jerry Darling, first developed rain-resistant paper for the Pacific Northwest logging industry in the 1920s.

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The Rite in the Rain story began nearly a century ago in the forests of the Great Northwest. Entrepreneur, Jerry Darling, recognized the logging industry’s need for a durable material that could be written on and survive in poor weather conditions. Jerry developed a special coating that created a unique moisture shield on the hand-dipped sheets of paper that he and his wife, Mary, processed at their home. From humble beginnings our first all-weather paper was born! Over the many years we've perfected and patented our environmentally responsible coating process. Still located in Tacoma, our continued mission is to provide innovative products for professionals and enthusiasts who brave the outdoors.

Rite in the Rain Australia All Weather notebooks, All Weather Paper and Pens

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It has a waxy feel to it, though the paper is crisp and clean. Pages in a Rite in the Rain notebook never cling together. Ink or pencil lead easily transfers written word to page.

Put the paper under a faucet and water runs right off. The ink doesn’t smudge, and the paper stays strong.

Rite in the Rain makes loose leaf paper, notebooks, bound journals, and logbooks for specific scenarios, including activities as far flung as geocaching, birding, avalanche forecasting, and police work.

Notebook covers for the company’s various products are made of flexible plastic or a cardboard-like hardcover material. Pages are bound and sewn, stapled, or held on wire spiral.

The Rite in the Rain All-Weather Tactical Black Clicker Pen can write on wet paper, upside down, and in temperatures from minus-30 to 250 degrees Fahrenheit (just in case you land on Venus.)

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On Earth, Rite in the Rain products are used in situations ranging from Mount Everest base camp to gorilla research encampments in the Congo. That’s according to Rite in teh Rain literature at least.

But I don’t doubt it. This stuff works. It’s simple and effective, letting you write, draw and record in the great outdoors with no real regard to the elements overhead and passing by.

 

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