The Circle of Trust

This is a collection of companies whose products and gear we have evaluated and trust.  If we post it here we are confident in your ultimate satisfaction with not only the products, but the service and reputation of each of these companies.

Wildland Fire Fighting Gear

Casio G-Shock

I bought my first Casio in the 1990s, exasperated with other watches failing with professional use. To this day, I still own the same watch. Through the years, I’ve evaluated other watches, but none of them have stood up to the standards and quality of the G-Shock from Casio.

The Casio G-Shock line of watches is hands-down the best choice for the professional. In our opinion, Casio G-Shock digital and analog watches are the ultimate timepiece.

They provide durable, shock resistant, 200 meter water-resistant watches for various activities, and the PRg cadre has found them to be reliable not only for years, but for decades.

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The industry leader in quality, innovation and design, CrewBoss manufactures high quality fire resistant personal protective equipment for wildland and structural firefighters. The entire line of CrewBoss FR apparel is proudly made in the USA.

PRg has worked with Crewboss on many of their products and designs, helping them develop the gear that professionals need on every mission.

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Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and renowned for making products in the USA from fabrics such as heavyweight Tin Cloth and warm Mackinaw Wool, Filson stands for the highest quality and most durable apparel and accessories available.

PRg has worked with Filson to help design several new products, all executed with PRg’s stringent commitment to quality, function and innovation–plus a timeless sense of style.

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GoSun Solar Stove

This incredibly designed solar stove cooks swiftly, reliably and evenly. You can bake, broil, fry… we’ve made biscuits, bacon, steak, asparagus, peppers, and more. On the road, camping, even in the even of a power outage at your home, the GoSun stoves are superb!

They have a nice variety of sizes and options to choose from. We suggest the GoSun Sport, click below to see our photo review and ratings.

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Hilleberg the Tentmaker is a family owned company with 45 years of experience in manufacturing lightweight, all-season tents of the highest quality.

PRg has found their tents to be unsurpassed by any other company, their materials and craftsmanship are absolutely unparalleled.

Click here to learn more and explore their incredible tents.

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Icebreaker Merino is guaranteed to be the world’s most comfortable, best performing merino clothing.

Icebreaker has pioneered the use of merino wool in the wilderness since 1994,  in the mountains of New Zealand. Sustainability is at the heart of Icebreaker, and they aim for profitable sustainability — a business model that balances ecology with economy.

Contact PRg directly 7 days a week to place your order and get our custom concierge services and advice. Or if you prefer to shop online, use the link below.

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Kestrel Weather Meters

Kestrel is the handheld weather-monitoring device that provides a wide range of functions, plus accurate relative humidity measurements. Kestrel Meters are manufactured by NK (Nielsen-Kellerman), an American company that designs, manufactures and distributes waterproof instruments for active lifestyles and many technical applications.  All products are made in Boothwyn, PA, USA.

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Maui Jim

Maui Jim sunglasses are the only choice for PRg. We have tested their product for going on 6 years and now offer them to our Fire, Law and Military professionals.

Contact PRg to order directly and for consultation on which style will best serve you.

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Mountain Safety Research began with a single purpose: to make the backcountry safer for mountaineers. In the decades that followed, they stayed true to that goal, and used their knowledge of engineering and science to find better solutions to the challenges of the mountains.

PRg has used MSR gear, as well as other products from Cascade Designs, extensively and all over the globe. We give them a solid approval rating across the board.

Firefighter boots

Frank’s Boots

Makers of handmade, custom-fit work and wildland fire boots in Spokane, Washington.

PRg is a full dealer and will help you choose the right boot for you, get the correct sizing, and advise you on how to properly take the best care of your new boots as well. Contact us directly to place your order.

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Niteize is constantly, relentlessly innovating and coming up with new products and ideas the you didn’t even know you needed until you saw it. From mobile device accessories,  to LED visibility and safety products, to LED pet products and tool accessories, it’s pretty much guaranteed you’ll find something that you absolutely must have from them.

In addition, we appreciate their large manufacturing facility, distribution center, and corporate offices are based out of beautiful Boulder, Colorado, USA.

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Princeton Tec

Princeton Tec has been pioneering new technologies and building lights since 1975.  Their lights are tailored for a wide range of uses, including tactical, outdoors, diving, biking and industrial.

PRg has been evaluating their products for over 5 years, and they are highly recommended.

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Saddleback Leather

We think that their 100-year guarantee pretty much tells you everything you need to know about this company:
“Every piece of Saddleback Leather and Mountainback is built for lifetimes of satisfaction. In fact, we believe in our craftsmen, our materials and our designs so strongly that we warranty them against defects in materials and workmanship for 100 years….. If your piece doesn’t live up to what we said it would, then contact us –  or have one of your descendants get ahold of one of my descendants and we’ll take care of you.”

RoGo Fire

RoGo Fire is developing an advanced satellite integrated communication solution including devices and software designed to enable wildland firefighters to communicate and access data in remote areas where cellular service is unreliable or not available.

Expion 360: Lithium Power Solutions, VPR PowerMod Kits

Our PowerMod Kits take the guesswork out of installing a new lithium battery system in your RV by providing the VPR PowerMod Battery(s), power cabling, hardware, and the lithium profile charger all in one convenient installation kit. The VPR PowerMod has the capability to be parallel connected using the available bus bards and/or cables available through Expion360. By parallel connecting the VPR PowerMod, you will increase capacity and discharge rate by the rated amount of a single VPR PowerMod battery without increasing voltage. You can parallel connect up to eight VPR PowerMod.

Cera Products

As you read this, somewhere in the world, someone is drinking Cera to prevent or correct dehydration. In villages in the developing world and hospitals all over the world. People suffering from chronic conditions such as Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis. From cancer or HIV/AIDS treatment centers and even simple travelers’ diarrhea, Cera are hard at work keeping people hydrated and improving their quality of life. Cera is the go-to hydration solution for all branches of the United States military, including the elite US Army Rangers and Navy SEALS. In the toughest conditions on Earth, Cerasport and Ceralyte ORS are trusted to keep our military men and women hydrated and going strong.

Zamp Solar

Zamp was founded in Bend, Oregon in 2010 with a vision of making the highest quality, most innovative, off-grid solar products on the market so people like us could dream bigger, go further, and stay out longer. Now, as the top supplier of US-made off-grid solar panels and accessories, we’re still obsessed with quality, still innovating, still dreaming, and still exploring the infinite possibilities of solar. We are one of the only US-based off-grid solar manufacturers. The vast majority of our products are designed and handcrafted in Bend, Oregon and we are working towards creating all of our products in the United States. Whenever possible, we use locally sourced materials—from aluminum to wire—even if that means paying a little more. For us, creating local jobs, building up the clean-energy sector of our economy, and supporting high-quality American companies is worth the investment.

Ooni 3 Portable Wood-fired Outdoor Pizza Oven

Ooni 3 is the outdoor oven that changed everything and launched a hundred thousand pizzas. Portable, fast and flaming hot, Ooni 3 makes wood-fired cooking truly accessible and brings incredible pizza to your very own backyard. Fire it up with wood pellets and make the exceptional your new standard. Ooni 3 runs on energy-efficient wood pellets that lend pizza an authentic wood-fired flavor – take it on the go to the beach, park, or wherever the pizza party is. Ready to cook in 10 minutes, Ooni 3 reaches temperatures up to 932°F (500°C) and cooks Neapolitan-style pizza in just 60 seconds. The world’s first portable pellet pizza oven, Ooni 3 is our classic, patented pizza oven design. Ooni 3 revolutionized outdoor cooking, heating to double the temperatures of domestic ovens at a fraction of the price of permanent wood-fired ovens.

Mystery Ranch Fire Packs

When working in insanely difficult conditions, you need insanely well-built gear—and that’s exactly what a MYSTERY RANCH pack brings to the fire line. The strongest materials, the best craftsmanship, the most comfortable carry: our fire packs and accessories help you get the job done, from quick engine assignments to never-ending handcrew shifts that roll right into the next burning period.

Medford Knife & Tool

Medford Knife and Tool is an American custom and production knifemaking and tactical tool making facility founded by Greg Medford in 2010 in Arizona United States. Unlike most knife makers who start out as a home-based business, Medford opened a modern factory, complete with CAD and CNC milling machines. The knives are made in the US and most of the work is done by hand as opposed to automated machining. The company’s knives and tools feature minimal design elements and clean lines, a massive structure, and a combination of grinds and some describe them as overbuilt.

Lifeline Tactical Rescue Tools

The next evolution of Lifeline Tactical Rescue Tools is engineered to military specs, meets NFPA standards, and is the only non-battery operated handheld tool that’s like having 5 or more tools in one device. Gen 3 FIRE™ gives firefighter’s an invaluable advantage in the field. The tool is designed to increase personal safety during structural fires, motor vehicle accidents, and other emergency situations.


This expertly-engineered anchoring tool is lightweight, portable, and well suited for a wide range of environments. It can be used for everything from a sand anchor to a snow anchor. After all, Mother Nature has a mind of its own. Make sure you are properly equipped for whatever situation gets thrown your way. Off-roading is very dynamic and can be very unpredictable. Never let your vehicle keep you from an adventure! Let’s face it – you will get stuck at some point, but with a Pull Pal– you’re ready.

Master Pull

Master Pull is the leader in innovation when it comes to synthetic lines and rigging, whether it be on land, sea, or air. We have played a large role in the advancement of synthetic winch line technologies and specialize in introducing new solutions for vehicle recovery and other rigging operations. Our line of synthetic ropes and hardware are specifically designed to be lightweight and strong.

Responder Wipes

When you need a durable, 100% biodegradable, freshly scented wipe to clean you up on your dirtiest days, there is no better choice than Responder Wipes. Originally designed to provide first responders an effective on-scene decontamination option, these wipes are multi-functional. Gentle enough for the posterior side, rugged enough for the 5 o’clock shadow, you can use them to clean faces, hands, bottoms, and everything in between. The unique formula encapsulates soot, dirt, and other contaminants. Available in three sizes, including an individually packaged XL option, Responder Wipes are perfect for those long days hiking and camping, after a workout, for post-fire decontamination, or just a quick clean-up.

DMOS Collective

DMOS Collective designs and manufactures performance shovels, mounts and storage bags. Inspired by the rugged terrain of Wyoming where the company was founded, DMOS’s shovels are unlike any other in that they are designed to be full-sized yet portable, with purpose-built blades that can be used year-round in dirt, snow and sand. Moreover, DMOS products are over-built in premium materials such as US-sourced aircraft aluminum and steel. Select DMOS products are available in hard anodizing as well as Cerakote. DMOS manufactures entirely in the United States and is currently based in Salt Lake City, UT.

PRg has thoroughly tested DMOS products and, as a testimony to DMOS’s durability, PRg still uses the same Stealth Shovel that was the first test article that DMOS sent to PRg in November of 2017.

PRg recommends DMOS for any and all vehicles, whether you’re First Responder, Military, or an Outdoor enthusiast. What makes DMOS stand out is its ability to be packed in a small place, from a backpack to vehicle storage area, and DMOS can be hard mounted anywhere you choose. In my professional career of over three decades DMOS is currently the best loose debris (snow, sand, etc.) shovel ever designed.

PRg recommends DMOS for any adventure/emergency response vehicle. DMOS can be used in various situations and projects, this is a tool that just eats up loose debris. Make this amazing shovel work for you…