Light Transmission, by Tom Bulloch

One of the least understood, most abused topics in riflescopes is “light transmission.” The truth is quite, well… enlightening. But let’s start with a short story from a number of years ago… It was a

The Ultimate Backcountry Tent

I’ve been intrigued by tipi-tents since I first learned about them years ago. I’m an absolute sucker for the stories of exploration and settlement of the North American continent so the concept of a time

Suunto Core ALU

The Minimalist Mountain Hunter’s Watch

The digital age has spawned a vast number number of tools, gadgets and devices catered to the outdoor market. Some of these devices are hard to imagine living without but most are far from essential.


Interview With LifeStraw

When traveling in the backcountry water represents both a savior and a burden. We depend on water to sustain ourselves, yet at the same time it represents extra weight and volume that demands space in

Backcountry Boot Showdown

Over the past year I have been on a long and frustrating search for a new pair of mountain hunting boots. The tried and true Zamberlans I wore for 5 years finally fell apart last

Busting Bone, By Dr. Ed Ashby

The Ashby reports are graciously compiled and published free of charge by the folks at Alaska Bowhunting Supply and are readily available to anyone that visits their website.  These reports are a wealth of knowledge

Long Range About Face, By Editor In Chief Adam Janke

In the past few years the hunting industry has seen a particularly divisive trend emerge from the fringes to gain mainstream status. From rifles to optics and accessories, the long range shooting and hunting phenomenon

Head To Head – The 6.5 -284 Norma Vs The .300 Win Mag, By Danen Lynn

The 6.5-284 Norma, popular among long range match shooters, has become one of Gunwerks’ favorite long range hunting cartridges. By the end of this article, you’ll be thinking good and hard about making this your

In Search Of Tenkara, By Daniel W. Galhardo, Founder Of Tenkara USA I was clinging to mossy rock with half my body under a waterfall. Fifty feet below, the torrent crashed into a small basin sending mist into the air, keeping my companions soaked. Mr. Futamura, watched

Backcountry Worthy Snowshoes

There are few pieces of equipment as intertwined with the history of Northern wilderness adventure and travel as the snowshoe. For centuries they have allowed humans to travel through winter conditions that would otherwise have