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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Show Notes for Episode 028 - Outdoors Geocaching Clothing and Equipment Wishlist




Show Notes for Episode 028 of the GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast:
GeoSnippits Reboot Podcast: Episode 028 - Outdoors Geocaching Clothing and Equipment Wishlist


Think of tonight’s episode as if you were sitting in your comfy chair at home and paging through one of your favorite outdoors magazines. Like most people something catches your eye and you wonder if it is an item that you really want or better yet really need so you evaluate your options of which to sometime soon purchase or maybe just put on your wish list for the holidays. This is the goal for tonight as we thumb through HeadHardHat and Debaere’s Outdoors Geocaching Clothing and Equipment Catalog..  Now keep in mind that some of the items we are going to discuss is definitely on the pricey side but then again that is what wish lists are for. After the show we will be displaying all the information discussed including prices and links to where you can get more information on HeadHardHat’s Obsessed Blog. Feel free to continue your perusing to your hearts content.


Special note - HHH randomly chose these items from several outlets and the items selected are based on the 4.5 or 5 star ratings provided at the time. No preference to a particular store chain was done intentionally.


Outdoors Geocaching Clothing


Rainwear
  • REI Rainwall Rain Jacket - Men's and Women’s $79.93 - $119.00 Link
    • The lightweight men's REI Rainwall rain jacket offers full-featured, waterproof, breathable protection. Keep it in your pack, your car or on your bike for sudden changes in the weather.

Hats
  • buy a tilley - all else is folly. Link
    • Insured against loss. replaced for free if it ever wears out.  Floats, ties on, repels rain, blocks UV rays, won’t shrink. Handcrafted with british hardware and Canadian Persnicketiness. Fold it up, stick in pocket for days, open, looks good as new.  
  • Tru-Spec - Boonie - Army Surplus Store $12.00 - $20.00 Link
    • HHH’s favorite type of geocaching hat
  • Dorfman Pacific All-Season Crushable Hat  $44.00 Link
    • Indiana Jones Hat


Gloves
  • Manzella Sprint Touch Tip Gloves $22.00 Link
    • A great weight for cool-weather running, the Manzella Sprint Touch Tip™ gloves not only keep your hands warm, they also let you operate your touch-screen electronics.
Shirts
  • REI Midweight Polartec Power Dry Crew Shirt - Men's and Woman’s $26.93 Link
    • Built for hiking, skiing, snowshoeing or Nordic skiing, the men's REI Midweight Polartec® Power Dry® crew offers the perfect mix of warmth and comfort.
Vests
  • Nathan VaporWrap Hydration Vest $175.00 Link
    • Stay hydrated while logging miles on the trail. The Nathan VaporWrap Hydration vest offers a sculpted fit for all-day, chafe-free comfort and performance.
    • 64 Fl Oz  Bladder and  400 cubic inches storage space
  • Simms® Headwaters Mesh Vest $99.95 Link
    • A lightweight mesh vest that is heavy on features, this is one fishing tool that you won't want to leave home without. Two built-in retractors and 19 pockets provide ample room for all your fishing gear without adding excess bulk. Polyester mesh vest has nylon pockets with a durable water-repellent finish.


Coats/Pants
  • Cabela's Three-Season Jacket – Regular $49.99 Link
  • Outstanding weather protection starts with a lightweight, water-repellent
  • Burton Fly Insulated Pants - Women $104.83 - $105.83 Link
    • Down the mountain or down the pipe, the Burton Fly insulated women's pants will keep you shredding long after your friends are hiding in the lodge.polyester Taslan® shell. The plush fleece lining adds warmth when the days get a little colder. Nylon-lined sleeves for easy on and off. Zippered handwarmer pockets. Adjustable elastic cuffs and an elastic-banded bottom. Embroidered Cabela's logo on the chest.
Boots
  • Merrell Moab Mid Waterproof Hiking Boots - Men's $120 Link
    • Merrell Moab Mid Waterproof Hiking Boots - The men's Merrell Moab Mid waterproof light hikers work hard on all your warm- and wet-weather active endeavors.
  • Cabela's Ultralight 2 Lug Wading Boots $69.99 Link
  • Upgraded Ultralight wa­ding boots with high-grade components to make them more versatile and more durable than ever. The nylon/synthetic upper is built on a top-notch last with a base that accommodates a wide variety of foot widths. Molded EVA midsole increases cushioning and support. Rugged upper sports the added scuff and abrasion resistance of our Wade Guard™ on the toes and heels. Double and triple stitching in high-stress areas reinforces durability. Includes 28 hardened steel cleats for extra traction on slippery rocks.



Outdoors Geocaching Equipment
Packs
  • William Joseph Confluence Chest Pack $149.99 Link
  • Packed with comfort-enhancing technology and cargo-friendly features. Carry and manage more gear with air-track suspension, adjustable shoulder straps and dual fold-down workstations. Features 10 pockets.


Water Bearing Packs
  • CamelBak® Rogue™ Hydration Pack $68.00 Link
  • Lightweight build, ergonomic design and sturdy fabrication make this hydration pack ideal for trips on the road or trail. The air channel back panel and breathable mesh harness provide ventilated comfort. The Antidote™ reservoir offers ready access to your water. Includes space to carry a multitool, pump, spare tube, phone, wallet and keys.
  • 60 Oz. Bladder


Shelters
  • Catoma Adventure Shelters® Phoenix Two-Person Tent $194.99 LINK
    • Sleeps two people
    • Integrated pole system eliminates lost poles and tears during setup
    • All seams are sealed for waterproof protection
    • Can be used for firefighting duty or camping
    • Intended for use by firefighting crews, this classic X-frame tent has enough room to comfortably fit two people whether you’re fighting fires or camping. The Speedome frame system completes setup in a matter of seconds, thanks to the series of hinges and knuckles in the poles that make this quick setup possible – no more kinks, holes in the pole sleeves or lost poles because these poles are actually part of the tough 70-denier polyester taffeta tent. The floor, walls and all seams are sealed with heavy-duty tape for waterproof protection. A storage pocket can hold flashlights, headlamps, or radios and more. Meets CPAI-84 fire-retardant regulations. Includes reversible waterproof rainfly.


  • Coghlan's Tube Tent $8.00 LINK
  • sets up in just minutes, providing an emergency shelter for two people.
  • No tent poles needed—just string the provided cord between two trees
  • Durable 2.5mm polyethylene Tube Tent can also be used as a ground sheet or tarp
  • Blaze orange color makes the tent visible from a distance
  • Includes cord and instructions
  • HHH - Reviews state - One Time Use but a godsend in times that you really need shelter.


Sleeping Bags
  • Big Agnes Dream Island +15 Sleeping Bag - Double $219.95 Link
    • Temperature Rating of 15 degrees Fahrenheit


HeadLamps
  • Black Diamond Storm Headlamp $49.95 Link
    • The waterproof Black Diamond Storm headlamp is built to withstand the worst weather, because the last thing you need when caught in a storm is for your headlamp to die.


Flashlights
  • Fenix TK75 Rechargeable Flashlight  $249.95 Link
    • The Fenix TK75 rechargeable flashlight has a searing 2,600-lumen beam to turn night into day when you're searching for a trail or navigating your way through a dark cave.
    • 3 Cree XM-L (U2) LEDs? each have their own reflector to throw a stunning white beam more than 600m (1,969 ft.)


Leathermans
  • Leatherman Charge Titanium TTi Multitool $144.95 Link
    • The Leatherman Charge Titanium TTi multitool combines 2 winning multi-tools, the Charge AL and ALX, to create this jam-packed tool that's easy and comfortable to use.
    • Lightweight titanium handles protect the blades and are sculpted for comfort to handle the toughest of jobs
    • Made from 100% stainless steel to provide years of dependable service; each implement is heat-treated to optimal hardness for its function


Trekking Poles
  • Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork Trekking Poles - Pair $109.95 Link
    • The Black Diamond Ergo Cork trekking poles help keep you going in every season with mountain goat sure-footedness and ease of use.


Solar Chargers
  • Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Adventure Kit Solar Charger $120.00  Link
    • The Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Adventure Kit Solar Charger powers up iPad®s and other tablet computers, cell phones, GPS and rechargeable batteries anywhere you go—just add sunlight!
    • Portable Nomad 7M solar panel fits easily on a backpack for on-the-go charging
    • Guide 10 Plus power pack charges 4 AA batteries using a computer or the sun with 2.5 watts USB output to run the built-in flashlight or charge your USB-compatible devices


Compasses
  • TrailPilot 2 Carabiner Compas with Digital thermometer Link
    • This unique liquid filled analog map compass from High Gear can stay clipped virtually anywhere for easy access. The digital thermometer offers a user selectable display of either F or C degrees and a working range of -4 F to +131 F. Each compass also features a fixed declination scale and a user serviceable battery (1 SR1120W), included.
    • Dimensions: 3-1/2in x 2-1/2in x 3/8in
    • Weight: 1.5 oz



Radios
  • Midland HH50 Handheld NOAA Weather Alert Radio $24.99 Link
    • Always know the weather situation
    • Compact, portable design is perfect for backcountry use
    • Automatically scans seven weather channels


Personal Locator
  • NEW! Bushnell® Bear Grylls Edition G2 GPS Personal Locator  $74.99 Link
    • Never get lost again with the GPS personal locator backed by legend Bear Grylls. Lightweight with an ergonomic design, the incredibly sensitive GPS uses just two buttons for navigation. Stores up to three locations. Runs off two AAA batteries (not included).
    • Dimensions: 3.5"H x 3"W x .8"D.


Survival
  • There are many different survival items of which you may want to consider. Everything from fire starter, water tablets, first aid to shelters and more. There are also dozens of outlets of which to choose from as well. Quite frankly there are just too many to single out but we highly recommend that you do your research and find what fits your needs before venturing too far into the wild.
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1 comment:

Rose Marry said...

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