All posts by Nolan Osborne

EP119: Thriving vs Surviving with Dustin Diefenderfer

On this show, Adam is joined by Dustin Diefenderfer of MTNTOUGH Fitness Lab in Bozeman, Montana.

It’s the time of year when cold weather and tough conditions are the norm. But, it’s also one of the best times of year to cut a tag. If you can hack it.

NMO’s Guide to Staying Sane: Read an F-ing Book, By Nolan Osborne

You cannot control the animals, you cannot control the weather; you can only control your outlook and experience. Surprising as it may be to those who haven’t experienced it, but hunting in the mountains is often as much a mental challenge as it is physical. Here is a classic scenario, and I typically encounter it a couple times a year while guiding in Northern British Columbia around the beginning of September.

Altitude Illness, Awareness, Prevention, and Treatment, By Coley Gentzel

With Adam and the JOMH team fresh off a trip to the high alpine in Tajikistan, we thought now would be a great time to explore some considerations for traveling in and living at “high altitude.”

Learn how to prevent and treat altitude sickness before it becomes another factor to your success.

Valley of the Bucks, by Chris Pryn

As September 10th slowly approaches, you will hear every man, woman and child tell you all about the alpine mule deer hunt they are planning. There is no denying the romance that is attached to the idea of packing into the most beautiful terrain around, finding that big buck and then packing your camp and deer back to your truck.

Through the Eyes of a Guide: Shooter-Spotter Relationships By Nolan Osborne

Long range hunting is a term that often elicits responses of admiration and joy, or scorn and disdain. Admittedly, for a long time, my own feelings fell largely into the latter categories. I have always

Chasing Food, Woodland Caribou By Jenny Ly

Prepping for the backpack hunt had awoken from a deep slumber, a primal instinct I never knew existed. The adventure that lay ahead made me feel uncomfortable, challenged and left me restless on most nights. I’m addicted to the adrenaline, the uncertainty, and the challenge of it all. Reconnecting with the source of my food; fur, bones, guts and all has been the most liberating adventure I’ve pursued.

EP118: Tajikistan Debrief with Bryan Martin – Part 2

On this show, Adam and Bryan Martin of Asian Mountain Outfitters, pick up where they left off in Part 1.

If you’ve never experienced a double-header rodeo, this one’s worth every minute and chock-full of shooting tips.

We’ve been tight-lipped about what exactly happened on this hunt, but we disclose some solid details here in Part 2. Spoiler alert…ibex meat tastes great!

Improving Your Situation: Getting Back to Dry By Steve Opat

It is with near certainty that your great northern adventures will introduce you to a state of being wet, cold, and miserable. As we travel down the path towards becoming savvy outdoorsmen and women, we generally progress through an evolutionary process of dealing with this state. In their infancy, people often are not experienced enough to avoid getting wet – and thus cold and miserable.