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

5 Exercises to Train for Backcountry Hunting
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I have been training for backcountry hunting for several years now, and I have tried several different programs and approaches over that time. If there’s one thing I have learned … Read More

What I Learned Hiking 2,650 Miles — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 107
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We are all constantly trying to improve. We learn from each and every day spent in the field, pursuing what we love. Imagine if you could take several consecutive months … Read More

Food for Off Grid Adventures — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 105
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We are always looking to ensure that we properly fuel our bodies for the physical demands of backcountry hunts. Nutrition is clearly a critical element of performance, but we also … Read More

I Was Rescued By Helicopter, A Listener Story — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 104
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“It will never happen to me.” That’s what most of us think. But all it takes is one wrong step. One careless move. One thing to go wrong. And then, … Read More

Become A Mountain Athlete with Coach Rob Shaul — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 62
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It isn’t about looking good.  It isn’t about impressing someone in the gym.  Rob Shaul’s experience-backed training philosophy is about forging mountain athletes that can perform when it matters, where it matters (in the … Read More

A Death Hike: There’s Only One Way Out — Hunt Backcountry Podcast Episode 44
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You are dropped off in the expansive Frank Church Wilderness. The plane that brought you here is now gone and there is only one way out. You hike, and hike, … Read More