Gear Tuesday: Tough coolers for camping

2216-35Pelican boxes have protected our cameras, binoculars and electronics on the river.

Now the folks who build the tough plastic boxes are offering coolers.

They’re guaranteed for life.

I was thumbing through Cascade Outfitters newest catalog and came across the Pelican Elite Marine coolers, which feature:

- A  freezer grade gasket.

- 2-inch polyurethane insulation.

- Molded-in and hinged handles.

- Wide press and pull latches.

- Molded-in tie downs.

-Non-skid and non-marking raised feet.

- Molded-in lock hasp.

- Sloped drain and tethered threaded plug.

- Corrosion-resistant stainless steel hardware and integrated fish scale on lid.

Cost: $259, 35 quart; $299.95, 45 quart; and $359.95, 65 quart.

photo courtesy of Cascade Outfitters.

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