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Other ways to help... has grown dramatically over the last few years and is used by thousands of people each day (view stats). Because of the massive site volume, large, dedicated servers are required to keep things running. This costs money and since the mission of is to provide free information without membership fees, I've had to find other ways to pay for the site. Through the support methods below, Iím confident we can continue to grow the site and provide an open environment without membership fees. Thanks for your support!
-Bill Middlebrook, Store

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Ordering Gear from Online Retailers has affiliate relationships with the following gear retailers and if you order gear from them, gets a small commission. All you have to do is click on one of the following links before heading over to make an online purchase at the retail site. A "cookie" will then be stored on your computer so the retailer knows you’re coming from and if you make a purchase, receives a small commission. Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) Bent Gate (Golden, CO)


You should never feel obligated to make a donation, especially since the affiliate relationships (above) have ramped up over the past couple of years. If you'd still like to donate, $5 or $10 is greatly appreciated and your donation is applied directly to infrastructure expenses and site expansion. is not a registered non-profit organization so donations are not tax deductable.

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Check or Money Order donations can be made out to "" and mailed to:
   Attn: Site Donations
   P.O. Box 2636
   Breckenridge, CO 80424

The 2015 Y-T-D combination of donations, store and retailer affiliate proceeds have covered 11.61% of the 2015 annual site expenses.

Affiliates3.80%  *
Donations: 0.98%  * Store5.02%  
From prior year: 1.81%  
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Thank you! You keep this site going and growing.

* These amounts are updated manually and may not reflect recent contributions.

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