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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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