Recreational camping began in the United Kingdom in the late 1800s. Thomas Hiram Holding is the notable camper who made the activity popular after camping across the American prairies and in the U.K. with his parents and friends. Holding’s book, Cycle and Camp in Connemara, led to the formation of the first known camping club, the Camping and Caravanning Club.
August in Oregon is an exciting time for hunters with the opening of black bear, deer, gray squirrel and elk season. Cougar season runs year-round. The best hunting trips—whether you go alone or with the guys—are the ones for which you are well prepared. This means making sure your hunting knives, rifles and shotguns are cleaned and oiled, bows are tight and your equipment is in good shape.
How to Prepare for Hunting Season
LED flashlights are the ultimate accessory when you go camping. In addition to illuminating your way, flashlights bring a sense of comfort when you are away from home and surrounded by unfamiliar sounds. With a bit of creativity, an LED flashlight can help turn the everyday camping experience into one that’s so memorable that the family can’t wait to venture into the great outdoors again. Read the rest of this entry »
Camping trips are a great way to get the family together and enjoy the outdoors. As you prepare to partake in this timeless American tradition, keep safety a priority. Staying safe takes more than making sure you packed the LED lights and batteries. Use the guide below to ensure your camping trip is memorable for all the right reasons.
Basic Camping Safety Checklist
Still using that clunky flashlight that you bought on sale at the hardware store? It’s alright if you don’t care that it doesn’t fit well in your pocket or if you’re OK with the so-so illumination. Chances are that you’re ready for an LED flashlight that is versatile, lightweight and can stand the beatings that come with being one of the most used tools in the shop. It’s time to put your old light back into the drawer and reach for the A25R rechargeable LED flashlight. Read the rest of this entry »
No more packing fuel, wicks or an excess of bulky batteries to see your way under the stars when you go camping. Instead of hearing your camp light hiss or the kids rummage around for extra batteries, listen to the campfire crackling, frogs croaking and grasshoppers singing. High-power LED flashlights and lanterns have helped make the great outdoors safer and more enjoyable, so you can focus more on remembering the words to your favorite campfire songs rather than worrying about being left in the dark. Read the rest of this entry »
A good LED flashlight is an investment in your safety when you work as a law enforcement professional. When it is your primary source of illumination in dark settings, it’s vital that your flashlight be dependable, durable and lasting. The HP7R rechargeable flashlight from Coast is just that and more, making it your go-to flashlight for everything from traffic stops to contraband searches. Read the rest of this entry »
Most people have heard of the benefits of LED lighting. LED technology is the most efficient lighting option available, saving households hundreds of dollars in electricity bills. It does not utilize harmful chemicals, like mercury, to illuminate your daily life, and does not suddenly “burn out” because it does not have filaments like the incandescent light bulbs we all grew up with.