Shipping & Returns
CWS Online Gear Shop

We are pleased to offer FREE SHIPPING for all orders of $99 (USD) or more!

The CWS Gear Shop does NOT ship outside of the US and Canada at this time. At this time we regret that we cannot ship internationally. Orders are typically shipped within 24 hours.

Our major carrier is the United States Postal Service (USPS). At this time, we unfortunately do not ship via UPS or FedEx. Shipping of heavy items such as multiple first aid kits will receive an extra shipping charge added to the standard shipping. The extra shipping charge for these items will be explained in the item's description.

We want you to feel confident and comfortable with your purchase from us, and to make any returns as easy as possible. Please include your invoice or order number on all returns. Insure your package and return it prepaid to:

Center for Wilderness Safety
ATTN: Gear Shop
15 Running Brook Lane
Sterling, Virginia 20164

  • Please be sure to launder or properly clean used merchandise returned for repair or warranty inspection.
  • We regret that we cannot refund shipping charges on returned merchandise.
  • Any medical equipment and supplies that are sold sterile as well as all medications are not returnable due to liability reasons.

Receive FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $99 or More
Simply look for the logo to enjoy free shipping on selected items throughout the store. If the items in your order which qualify for 'Free Shipping' total $99 or more, your order ships FREE!