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Carroll College Girls Soccer School
1601 N. Benton Ave.
Helena, MT
 
Montana Outdoor Sports
(406) 443-4119
708 N. Main
Helena, MT
 
Cross Currents
(406) 449-2292
326 N. Jackson
Helena, MT
 
Big Sky Cyclery Helena Inc
(406) 442-4644
1419 11th Ave
Helena, MT
 
Helena Scuba
(406) 442-4334
3280 Centennial Dr Ste A
Helena, MT
 
Carroll College Boy's Soccer School
1601 N. Benton Ave.
Helena, MT
 
The Base Camp
(406) 443-5360
333 N Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT
 
Capital Sports and Western Wear
(406) 443-2978
1092 Helena Ave
Helena, MT
 
Universal Athletic Service
(406) 443-4448
1600 11th Ave Ste 102
Helena, MT
 
Base Camp The
(406) 443-5360
5 W Broadway
Helena, MT
 

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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