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Springtime in the Rockies

It is now officially spring at 8,500 feet in Colorado.

I saw lots of American Pronghorn antelope and a golden eagle on the drive in to my cabin. 127 more words


Rocky Mountain High

Sunday, May 20th – We arrived late on Saturday evening to the lakeside campground and were told to pick a spot for the trailer and settle up the next day. 471 more words


The weeks news. Work around the cabin

It’s been another quiet week up here on the mountain, my little slice of heaven.
We were able to get the pickup into the yard almost a week and a half early. 463 more words

3 Factors to Get Right When Scouting for Elk

I spent the last week in Idaho scouting a unit I plan to hunt this fall. The trip was a success. Not only did I find a good number of rubs, I also received advice from locals on September conditions and jumped multiple herds of cows. 557 more words


What will ruin your next hunt?

Alright, GO!  Lack of preparation, lack of skill, misunderstanding the terrain, misunderstanding your quarry, poor woodsmanship, lack of mental toughness, poor physical conditioning, equipment failure, laziness?  866 more words

A Brief Encounter

In the Olympic National Forest, I awoke at dawn before my campmates to sneak in a run along the Hoh River. Cool air lay heavy and damp and thick upon the forest. 327 more words

Running In Circles