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Discounts for Boy Scouts

alps-200x148Q: I actually don’t have a question. Just wanted to tell fellow Boys’ Life readers that Alps Mountaineering gives all Boy Scouts a 45 percent discount off list price on outdoor equipment on their website.
–Barry the Bargain Hunter, Louisville, KY

A: Everybody loves to save cash on gear. And Barry is exactly right, guys. Alps sells good quality backpacks, tents and sleeping bags and gives Scouts a savings of 45 percent off their normal retail prices. You can check out their stuff at or go straight to their Scouts-only website at The good old fashion phone works too, if that’s more your speed: 1-800-344-2577.

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12 Comments on Discounts for Boy Scouts

  1. Alps Mountaineering people and their gear is awesome! The discount really makes it a tremendous deal. If the order is over $100, shipping is free.

  2. Boys' Life Reader // May 5, 2015 at 5:25 pm // Reply

    Thank you so much. The savings are tremendous. I am blown away.

  3. is all of the gear from alps on here?

  4. Does anyone have a legitimate promo code for a discount at the Boys Life magazine site??
    This Grandma needs a deal

  5. Anyone know of other national retailers that offer discounts?

    • ScoutmaserDave // August 27, 2012 at 3:26 pm // Reply

      Gander Mountian will give you a 10% discount if you show your scout ID card. Cabella’s as well if you bring in the troop check book.

  6. This is great!!! I don`t really have much money I can just go spend on outdoors stuff, so this will deffinetly help me a lot. I`m can tell my troop the best place to buy equipment now

  7. Thanks, I need a pack and now I know where to get one!

  8. Cashsaver // May 26, 2009 at 6:27 pm // Reply

    Thanks dude!! I don’t have much pocket money to spend on gear so that’s really helpful!! Im always looking for a good discount!!!!!!!!!!

  9. littlemike // May 24, 2009 at 9:55 am // Reply

    that is pretty cool

  10. campingrules!! // May 20, 2009 at 5:52 pm // Reply

    i love saving money, and what a great way to!

  11. Awesome!

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