2019 marked the fifth year for The Journal of Mountain Hunting, and it was certainly a memorable one. Since it’s humble beginnings, the Journal has grown and changed but the content has largely stayed the same — centred around a deep-rooted passion for mountains and mountain hunting.
As with every other facet of the hunting world, when it comes to packs the market is grossly oversaturated. There is no shortage of companies manufacturing backpacks for hunters these days, and it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff.
I grew up flying in my dad’s Cessna, but his was equipped with tundra tires and not floats. Taking off and landing in a floatplane for the first time was the perfect foreshadowing for what the rest of this trip would be; lots of firsts.
On this episode, Nolan is joined by long-time friend Connor Gabbott, of Talus Creative. They touch on past and upcoming hunts, life and lessons learned as a camera man, and dive into some more technical …
The big tur rolled out from behind the rock, falling down the side of the mountain. A hundred feet below it hit the side and bounced. Gaining speed, it fell another two hundred feet and bounced. Then four hundred feet, another big bounce, then out of sight. A couple of seconds later I heard a loud thud. I looked over at my Russian guide, Kemal, and he was shaking his head. “No good,” he said.