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Keene State
229 Main St.
Keene, NH
 
Summers` Backcountry Outfitters
(603) 357-5107
16 Ashuelot Street
Keene, NH
 
Ted's Shoe & Sport
(603) 357-8337
115 Main St
Keene, NH
 
Famous Footwear
(603) 352-5475
149 Emerald St
Keene, NH
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(603) 357-4335
447 West St
Keene, NH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(603) 357-0861
42 Ash Brook Road
Keene, NH
 
Impact Sports
(603) 357-5821
222 West St Ste 18
Keene, NH
 
Olympia Sports Center
(603) 358-5265
360 Winchester St
Keene, NH
 
Summers Backcountry Outfitters
(603) 357-5107
16 Ashuelot St
Keene, NH
 
Underwater Sports of Nh
(603) 357-4430
334 Park Ave
Keene, NH
 

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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