Air Pads Caldwell ID

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Sports Authority
(208) 442-7309
Nampa Gateway Center, 1460 N. Happy Valley Road
Nampa, ID
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Penny Wise Drug Store
(208) 459-3691
802 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 
Angler's Habitat
(208) 454-8188
916 Blaine St
Caldwell, ID
 
Als Pawn Sports
(208) 454-8038
5800 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 
Rhino Outlet Armory
(208) 454-5545
607 Garber St
Caldwell, ID
 
Fireball Park
(208) 453-8219
5699 Oasis Rd
Caldwell, ID
 
Anglers Habitat
(208) 454-8188
916 Blaine St
Caldwell, ID
 
Sling Pitcher Incorporated
(208) 795-5064
223 Roedel Ave
Caldwell, ID
 
Idaho Paintball Supplies
(208) 455-3462
216 Blaine St
Caldwell, ID
 
Penny Wise Drug Store
(208) 459-3691
802 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 

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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