Air Pads Grand Rapids MI

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The Hope Soccer Camp
1145 W. Chippewa Dr. Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(616) 249-0660
3660 Rivertown Parkway
Grandville, MI
 
Reynolds & Sons Sporting Goods
(616) 456-7161
12 Monroe Center NE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Prep Sports Centre
(616) 363-2041
841 Hollywood St NE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Bill & Paul'S Sporthaus
(616) 458-1684
1200 E Paris SE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(616) 977-2301
5118 28th Se
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Holwerda-Snoap Sporting Goods
(616) 452-1581
2040 Division Ave S Ste 2
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Johnny Mac'S Sporting Goods
(616) 459-2002
1675 Michigan St Ne Ste 368
Grand Rapids, MI
 
T & T Sports Wear
(616) 254-8003
2379 Byron Center Ave Sw
Wyoming, MI
 
M C Sports
(616) 538-2120
1005 Rogers Plz Sw
Wyoming, MI
 

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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