Goalsetting

Goalsetting
By Kenton Clairmont, www.traintohunt.com Goalsetting can be tricky.  I’ve spent the last 24 years helping people design and execute plans to better themselves. Through the years, I’ve discovered some common ground on where people tend to fall short.  I’d like to shed some light on where you might be going wrong in this process, which ultimately leads to another year... Read More

Spring Training

Spring Training
“What you do or don’t do now will be reflected in September” In the summer of 2011, I was sure that my dream of hunting sheep in Alaska was dead. I was 48 years old, a good 40 lbs. overweight, and not in good cardiovascular shape. Being “in the business” and talking to hundreds of sheep hunters over the years,... Read More

SHRINKAGE – You Have More Control Than You Think!

SHRINKAGE – You Have More Control Than You Think!
I’m guessing that most of you have seen the sitcom “Seinfeld”. In one famous episode, Jerry’s sidekick, George Costanza, is in the locker room after getting out of a rather cold swimming pool. While in the process of taking his swimming trunks off, he is caught completely naked by a female who barges in and gets a good frontal view... Read More

Elk Fit – Man vs. Elk – By Dan Staton

Elk Fit – Man vs. Elk – By Dan Staton
Dan Staton is our fitness editor for Elk Hunter Magazine. This article first appeared in the Spring 2012 issue. To order the Spring 2012 issue, other single issues, or to subscribe to Elk Hunter, click here. Crisp mountain air, deteriorating daylight, frozen ground, and the rip-roaring bugle of a would-be suitor.  Elk hunting is magical and the annual elk rut can... Read More

Preparation for the Mountain – How Fit is Fit Enough?

Preparation for the Mountain – How Fit is Fit Enough?
What kind of workout routine are you guys doing to hike and pack like this? -Travis Answer from Ryan Hatfield: Every year I hear hunters from back east or down in “the flats” talk about a couple of specific things in regard to exercise/shape: 1) “I’m going on my first mountain big game hunt and gonna hit the gym/run/cardio machine... Read More