All posts by JOMH Editor

Caping 101, by Ray Wiens

One of the biggest challenges for many hunters is dealing with the skinning and preservation of capes, especially on an extended backcountry hunt. We are more often than not required to go the extra mile to access our planned hunting area by means of backpacking, packtrain, float plane or jet boat.

Stone Sheep the Hard Way – Tips on Hunting Low Density Sheep Areas, By Jared Christon

The passion that leads many of us to the most beautiful and remote places in BC and the Yukon is Stone sheep hunting. It takes us miles off the beaten track, far from the nearest road, pickup truck, hot shower, and the easy ways of living that most people have become accustomed to.

Training for Dynamic Environments Part 2

This is an example of a “typical” gym session focusing on whole-body strength and multi-segmental movements, essentially movements or exercises that force the body to work as a coordinated system.

Training for Dynamic Environments Part 1

The world’s mountains represent some of the most harsh, austere environments on the planet. Snow, rain, blistering sun. Loose shale to moderate ridge lines and near vertical rock faces. We call these Dynamic Environments.

Measuring and Scoring Rocky Mountain Elk – B&C Club Official Guide

In North America, there are three primary subspecies of elk: the American elk (Cervus canadensis spp.), which grow the largest antlers; the Roosevelt’s elk (Cervus canadensis roosevelti) of the coastal areas of the northwest, which are the largest bodied elk; and the smaller tule elk (Cervus canadensis nannodes) of the valleys of central California.

Backcountry Medpacks

Having a well-prepared medpack when going into the mountains or wilderness is not a luxury, it is a necessity. The serious and responsible backcountry hunter must be prepared to deal with everything from minor injuries to serious medical situations.

The JOMH Guide to Circuit Training, By Adam Janke

CrossFit. P90X. HIIT. Turbulence. Insanity. Tabata. Gibala. Multi-Modal. MMA-style training… The list could go on. Point being, if you’re even remotely into physical training, odds are you’ve heard or read about one of these terms

The Death of a Tyrant, By Paul C. Fast

I don’t like it when hunters give names to the animals they pursue. The Fireball Bull. The Fenceline Buck. Steve. It implies a familiarity and a routine that doesn’t do justice to the wildness of

Almost, By Erik Kline

“Make sure you pick your weather; nothing’s worse than getting all the way in there and being stuck in the tent for a week.” Those words kept echoing in my mind as the lightning lit

Mountain Hunt Preparation, By Joseph Peter

It goes without saying that a little goes a long way when it comes to preparing for a hunt, especially a mountain hunt where your gear and fitness can have a significant impact on your