Tweaked: Nate Simmons’ Ever-Evolving Gear List

Tweaked: Nate Simmons’ Ever-Evolving Gear List
Not Less, Just Better It’s been five years since I wrote an article about my backpacking gear list. A lot has changed since then. This article will detail the upgrades and additions I’ve made since then. Over the past several years, I’ve made some upgrades on pieces of equipment that saved me on weight. However, it seems that every time... Read More

Gear Repair in the Backcountry

Gear Repair in the Backcountry
A Few Extra Ounces aren’t Always a Bad Thing Recently, I was watching WHM’s Backcountry Editor Nate Simmons on The Western Hunter TV as he was packed way back into the mountains in Wyoming. An unexpected windstorm had flattened his tent, breaking the ridge pole and sending the sharp end of the broken pole tearing through the rainfly. You could... Read More

Mountain Tamers – A closer look at the best hunting boots for today’s Western Hunter

Mountain Tamers – A closer look at the best hunting boots for today’s Western Hunter
This article originally appeared in Elk Hunter Magazine. Click here to subscribe and be the first to read new reviews! By Ryan Hatfield As I kept examining, comparing, contrasting, and critiquing all of these pairs of high-end hunting boots, one odd thought kept coming to my mind. I kept thinking back to the article in this same magazine that I... Read More