Air Pads Beckley WV

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 252-3425
Crossroads Mall
Mt. Hope, WV
 
A.C.E Whitewater
(304) 469-2651
P.O. Box 1168
Oak Hill, WV
 
Outdoorsmen Sporting Goods
(304) 253-4036
Beckley, WV
 
Lowery's Shoe Repair & Sporting Goods
(304) 253-4102
446 City Ave
Beckley, WV
 
Racer's Choice
(304) 877-2318
Bradley, WV
 
Ace Paddling Center
(800) 223-2641
PO Box 1168
Oak Hill, WV
 
Cardinal Pawnbrokers & Sporting Goods
(304) 253-7357
1221 S Eisenhower Dr
Beckley, WV
 
Flat Top Arms
(304) 255-9470
1205 Johnstown Rd
Beckley, WV
 
Beckley Gun Club
(304) 255-5334
Beckley, WV
 
Pacific Sunwear
(304) 255-9020
5475 Robert C Byrd Dr
Mount Hope, WV
 

Make Glassing More Comfortable

As I sit and glass, which is common for hunters out west, I have sort of quickly discovered something I never learned when I was younger.

In my youth I had enthusiasm and spirit. In my middle to advancing years I have creaky knees, arthritis, and I tire more easily than I used to. Where I used to sit on the cold hard ground I now look for that soft spot to sooth my tired muscles. That leads me to my tip.

Carry your soft spot with you!

In my pack I carry an air filled, ultralight, camping pad. Not only do I carry the self inflating pad but I also carry a chair that the mattress folds and fits in to. That eases the pressure on my back when I'm sitting and glassing. It resembles a camp chair or stadium chair that lots of campers use instead of sitting directly on the ground. I have found that this little addition of weight to my load allows me to sit and glass longer and keeps me from tiring as fast. That allows me to hunt longer and harder which just might make the difference between putting game in the freezer or eating tag soup.

As I talk with plenty of other hunters I am amazed at the number of hunters that have never tried this soft spot tactic or even try to sit on a piece of old rug. The chair feature allows one to relieve pressure on their back. That reduces fatigue, which in turn reduces aches and pains. When the idea struck me it was like an epiphany and I'm only sorry that I hadn't thought of it before.

I was lucky in that I had the pad and chair from my b...

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