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OutThere kit changes for 2012

by Andy Amick

Some companies release new products in December before the new year starts.  In 2012, car companies release their 2014 models.  Me, I update products for release in February of the current year.   Over time all products go through some changes and first aid/safety kits are no different.  For 2012 the Pale Spruce OutThere kits have […]

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Protect your goods – Chamois Butt’r vs. Friction Freedom

by Andy Amick

When designing and getting the items for the StayOutThere Kit, I had to find a chamois cream that came in a single use packet small enough to fit in the 6″x9″ ALOKSAK bag.  At first, Chamois Butt’r was the only product I could find, but after continued internet research I found Friction Freedom.  I also discovered […]

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What to include on your Contact Information card

by Andy Amick

The contact information card included with Out There kits and Kids’ Safety kits is simple to fill out, but here are a couple of suggestions to make the card more useful. For Children Emergency contacts – You should include at least 2 numbers, but possibly three.  The first two should be the mobile numbers of […]

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What is an “Out There” kit?

by Andy Amick

“Out There” kits are a new approach to the areas of first aid and emergency gear for outdoor activities.  Instead of separate first aid, personal care, and emergency gear, we have combined all three elements into a single lightweight waterproof kit. At this time, the Get Out There kit is available, but eventually there will […]

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Welcome

by Andy Amick

Welcome to Pale Spruce, maker of “Out There” kits.  We are a small family run business located in Castle Rock, Colorado. I started Pale Spruce after developing the idea of an “Out There” kit to be used on my mountain bike. The kits are designed around three principles: Combine elements of first aid, emergency, and […]

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