First Year Elk Hunting Success — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 144
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Highs and lows. Mistakes made. Lessons learned. And a bit of good fortune. We dive into these aspects of Tim Connor’s first elk hunt. His story is real, and familiar. … Read More

Understanding Mountain Weather Patterns — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 143
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Just a couple of days ago Steve was hunting highcountry mule deer and spent a frigid, snowy night on the mountain…in August. Other days, it was 80s and sunny. Mountain … Read More

Roosevelt vs Rocky Mountain Elk, And How to Hunt Both — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 142
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What are some of the differences between Roosevelt Elk and Rocky Mountain Elk, and how do tactics both differ and stay the same when hunting these elk sub-species? We cover … Read More

Do You Ever Outgrow the Basics? — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 141
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Have you ever looked around at other hunter’s success and wondered what their secret was? How did they become so successful? How did they fill so many tags? How did … Read More

Altitude Sickness: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 140
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What is altitude sickness? How can it be prevented? Do over-the-counter medications and supplements work? How can you tell the difference between serious illness and acute symptoms? If acute mountain … Read More

When It Doesn’t Go Right — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 139
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In this week’s #HuntBackcountry podcast we speak with Aaron Van Woerkom of Muley Freak about the lessons he has learned from hunts gone wrong. Among other things, we discuss a … Read More

The Elk Nut Returns — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 138
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Paul “the Elk Nut” Medel has been on the #HuntBackcountry Podcast a few times before (#36, #37, #93), and he’s back again to share some last-minute advice for everyone heading … Read More

Elk Hunting Lessons Learned the Hard Way — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 137
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I have read, listened to, and watched a lot of content about elk hunting tactics, strategies, etc. But in this podcast I learned some new tactics and perspectives that I … Read More

Elk Hunting Gear List for Beginners — What Would We Change?
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In what specific ways do new backcountry hunters tend to carry more gear than they need? Where is the greatest opportunity to simplify and lighten the load? We see it … Read More

Solo Hunting in the Backcountry: What you need to know… — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 135
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Heading into the backcountry all on your own presents a unique set of challenges…and benefits. Whether you hunt solo by choice, or by necessity — because you can’t find someone … Read More

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