REI Super Clearance has started

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REI does its super clearance twice a year, every February and August. They will take an additional 50% off on items that have prices ending in .83, so the savings can be crazy sometimes. Expect minimum discounts off retail to … Continued

BC read GP

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Well, here is some relatively definitive proof that someone at Backcountry reads Going Prepared. OK, maybe he did a google search, but I can hope! Rocky and anyone else, join the board and make yourself known. We love BC and … Continued

Butane Lighters

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I received some samples of butane lighters along with the recent bottle lighter order. Butane lighters are nice to have thanks to their high flame temperature and ease of use, so they make a nice complement to a bottle lighter … Continued

Cigarette Lighter LED Flashlight

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One of my favorite flashlight sources, Battery Junction, has a new product called the Titanium Innovations 12V Spotlight Vehicle Flashlight. Flashlights that charge off of a 12V outlet are not new, but one that looks like it is decent quality … Continued

Deb’s SAR Stories

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I have another great blog link for you today, Deb’s SAR Stories. Not only does Deb have some amazing stories from her SAR missions, but she can also write in a way that makes you feel like you were along … Continued

Fireballs in Canada

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It’s too bad fire was last month’s forum photo assignment, or the Canadians would have whooped us all with shots of this. Discuss in forums