Spotlight: Hiking with My Brother

December 17th, 2014

Hiking bloggers Nathan and Jeremy Barnes offer up some winter hiking pointers

This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting a wide variety of resources and websites that we think are pretty cool. 

The Pacific Northwest is known for its lush, rustic landscape. It has the mighty Cascades; which is home to giants like Mount Hood, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainer; a handful of National Parks; and enough hiking trails to fill up your calendar rainer-hiking-with-my-brotherfor years. It’s an oasis for seasoned and novice outdoor enthusiasts of all shapes and sizes.  The trouble is getting all the dirty deets on all the different trails, conditions and locations. Read the rest of this entry »

COAST’s Holiday Gift Guide

December 10th, 2014


It’s that time of year again; stores are decked out with holiday décor (on November 1st no less), extra layers have become a necessity, holiday lights seem to be popping up everywhere and December 25th is on everyone’s mind. Aside from all the pleasures of the holiday season there’s one task that can’t be avoided- what to fill the stockings of your family and friends. It’s no secret that holiday shopping can be a drag, especially when you’re rushing to find gifts at the last minute. Let us help you check off your holiday shopping list with these 5 must-have Coast products:

1. LED Flashlight: Polysteel 600 PS600_Holiday Image

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Introducing COAST Polysteel LED Flashlight Line

December 3rd, 2014


There’s been a lot of buzz around the recent release of the new COAST Polysteel flashlight line. So we’re here to set the record straight by offering up all the inside details; from product concept and development to availability, you’re going to know Polysteel from top-to-bottom. First things first, the name Polysteel came from the lights strong, stainless steel core and lightweight poly casing, making the light virtually indestructible. It’s designed for professionals and serious recreationalists who use their lights in any and all elements; snow, rain, wind, mud, dust, along with extreme heat and cold. Like any ground-breaking invention, the idea for Polysteel emerged from a need which then cultivated into a life-changing product. Read the rest of this entry »

Spotlight: WorkHands

October 13th, 2014

An online community for the blue-collared workforce

 This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting a wide variety of resources and websites that we think are pretty cool.

Work Hands Logo

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Coast Products: Links We Love

October 6th, 2014

We constantly come across interesting links online and decided to curate them into a new series. It’s a new outlet for sharing articles, items and people that are inspiring to us. Enjoy! 

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A Brief History of Your Favorite Camping Equipment (Including LED Flashlights!)

August 27th, 2014

G50 LED Flashlight

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.

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Elk, Cougar, and Bear Hunting – OH MY! What You Need to Prepare for This Hunting Season

August 18th, 2014

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

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Creative Uses for COAST LED Flashlights This Camping Season

July 28th, 2014

A25 LED Flashlight

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 »