Gearing Up for Mountain Extremes: It’s an exciting time to be a mountain hunter

Gearing Up for Mountain Extremes: It’s an exciting time to be a mountain hunter
The air was thin and the mountainside we were ascending offered no hints of a summit.  Climbing up this nameless peak was a labor to endure in hopes of seeing up close what we had studied the day before from six miles away. The rounded shoulders of the mountainside we were climbing was conformed of varying sized rocks – some... 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