A Mountain Hunter’s Lifeblood-Part 2

A Mountain Hunter’s Lifeblood-Part 2
Developing and Maintaining Strong Knees  This article may not have much meaning to you right now (especially if you’re young), but I want to encourage you to pay close attention, because the odds are it will someday. Coaches, or ex-coaches like myself, love to incorporate slogans or phrases that impress athletes with which they work.  Recently, I visited with WHM’s... Read More

A Mountain Hunter’s Lifeblood

A Mountain Hunter’s Lifeblood
Developing and Maintaining Strong Knees-Part 1 This article is Part 1 of a two-part series focusing on arguably the most problematic area of the human body, the knee. In this issue, I’ll address the keys to developing and maintaining healthy knees. Part 2 will attempt to bring some relief to those who suffer from chronic knee problems. The following list... Read More

The Silent Stalker-Part 2 of Taking Care of #1

The Silent Stalker-Part 2 of Taking Care of #1
Hypothermia Can Simultaneously Rob Your Mind as Well as Your Body I had gotten myself into a predicament. I was alone at just over 13,000 feet on December 2, hurriedly skinning my bighorn ram that I had taken the afternoon before.  The wind was blowing a steady 20-30 mph with higher gusts as clouds raced overhead with a foggy temperature inversion... Read More

Maintaining your Wheels-Part One of Taking Care of #1

Maintaining your Wheels-Part One of Taking Care of #1
Happy Feet are the Secret to Happy Hunting Some hunters hunt a few days a year and others have weeks if not months in the field.  Having comfortable and pain-free feet allows us to go longer and farther and have less downtime in the field. For some, it’s simply a matter of sliding on socks, tightening the laces, and going... Read More