All posts by Nolan Osborne

In The Rearview

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.

The 6.5 PRC – Revisited, By Nolan Osborne

Now to some, comparing it to the 270 Winchester may sound slanderous, and it’s certainly not a calibre that generates much excitement these days, but the truth is it’s effective.

Backcountry Backpacks 101, By Nolan Osborne

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.

EP171: Campfire Conversations – Live Podcast

Nolan sits down with Dr. Peregrine L. Wolff, DVM,  MLA Mike Morris, and Kyle Stelter for a live recording at 1Campfire’s “Campfire Conversations” event in Victoria, B.C.

EP170: Deep Work with Caylen Wojcik

On this episode, Adam and Caylen go deep on mindset, experience, EQ, and of course hunting and shooting.

My Father’s Footsteps, By Carson Keys

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.

EP169: The Mountains Are Calling with Nate Chaszeyka

Adam is joined by ski mountaineer Nate Chaszeyka to discuss how mountains and mountain pursuits have impacted their lives.

EP168: Behind the Lens with Talus Creative

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

Caucasus Mountains of Southern Russia, By Peter Hunt

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.

Roar of the Highland Stag, By Lukas Schulte

I was standing in the dark outside of St. Huberts Lodge near the small town of Pitlochry, in central Scotland. The night air was cold and filled with the deep vocalizations of Scottish highland stags