Backcountry to the Backyard — Thoughts on Balancing Family and Hunting
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The laundry is piling up, my wife won’t stop talking about all of the weird documentaries she’s been watching while I’ve been away, and my grass is a foot tall. … Read More

How To Start Backpack Hunting
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I remember when I was younger, the thought of backpack hunting sounded ridiculous to me.  Obviously, this was because of my lack of education on the matter.  I distinctly recall … Read More

Mental Battles of Hunting the Backcountry
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The upcoming seasons are right around the bend.  We have all been shooting our bows relentlessly in preparation for that moment we have been dreaming about all year.  That moment when … Read More

The Psychology of a Hunting Partnership
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In the 1960s, there was a popular though somewhat controversial idea amongst psychologists that sibling order expressed tremendous influence upon social structure and relationship functions. For example, younger brothers of … Read More

Food Is Fuel — Sustained Energy for the Backcountry Hunter
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You’ve trained all year, did all your research, drew your tag, and have the latest gear — it’s finally time to leave civilization behind for that backcountry hunt.  As you … Read More

Why You Should Consider Backpack Hunting
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I can remember reading literature from the likes of Cameron Hanes, Dwight Schuh, and a whole library of magazine articles that all had to do with backpack hunting.  Reading these … Read More

Become More Fit In Less Time — Interval Training for Hunters
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It is an exciting time of year! We all have a clear idea as to where we are hunting this fall and motivation is palpable. There is so much planning … Read More

Hunt Your Own Hunt
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Spend any amount of time around a long-distance hiker and you’ll likely hear the phrase, “hike your own hike.”  For these extreme individuals who rack up twenty to thirty miles … Read More