All posts by Nolan Osborne

Mysteries in the Mountains, by Drew Kress

Before every hunt, I try to create certain ideas and thoughts of how things are going to happen on the upcoming adventure. Every time I embark on a trip like this, it will always be

Jungle Goats, by Lee Nelson

There are some things that I hold in high regard; people you can count on are right at the top of the list. A few years ago, Brian, my regular mountain hunting partner and I

EP 163: The Year Of The Elk #5 – Elk Hunt Hot Wash

On this show, Adam and Wardo review the apparel, gear, and equipment that stood out on their recent elk hunt along with some lessons learned chasing elk under challenging circumstances. Go to BEYOND site and/or

EP162: The Year of the Elk # 4

  The first JOMH elk trip of the year is here! In this episode, recorded while on the road to the trailhead, Wardo and Adam (and the film crew) discuss final preparations, gear, fears, and

Top Picks: Standout Gear

At the Journal, we firmly believe that the gear does not make the hunter and should never be a barrier to entry, especially when you are starting out. That said, it is our experience that

The Science Of Buck Fever (& 5 Ways Get Rid Of Target Panic Once & For All), By Ben Greenfield

    If you’re reading this, you’ve likely experienced or heard about an all-too-familiar scenario. You’ve waited for this moment all season long. A big buck you’ve been filming, tracking and hunting suddenly appears just

Whatever It Takes, by James Horner

    Many years ago I came to terms with the reality that I would never hunt sheep, maybe mountain goats but even that would be a stretch. I was OK with it and just

243 Win Versus 7mm-08, By Ron Spomer

Larger bullets and higher energies may, indeed, be more effective on all big game. The “Use Enough Gun” debate has been raging for decades with good evidence on both sides.

EP 161: Hope Is Not a Plan with Mountain Medic

In this episode, Adam and his guest, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brian Tallerico, discuss Brian’s new company, Mountain Medic. These are hands-down the most well designed wilderness/field medical kits available today. Topics include backcountry and wilderness

EP 160: Busting Optics Myths with Leupold’s Michael “Buck” Baccellieri

In this episode, Adam and Buck discuss the myths that surround selecting the right rifle scope for the right application. They cover ethical shot distances, when to spend and when not to spend, and tips