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An Interview With Aaron Davidson, Founder and CEO of Gunwerks LLC

Over the course of firearms history, precision long range shooting has held an unquestionable aura and mystique. The vaunted Sharps rifle maintains its legendary status due in large part to its accuracy and efficacy at

Backcountry Recovery Strategies Part II, By Field Editor And RMT Matt Thompson

In this past July’s Pro Insight article we discussed two keys to optimizing the recovery process when in the backcountry, hydrotherapy and the use of compression garments. Both of these “tools” produce strong effects within

An Interview with Mark Paulsen, Founder of Wilderness Athlete

  The nutritional and sports supplement industry isn’t exactly known for its authenticity. Facts and science more often than not take a backseat to buzz words, eye-catching packaging and trendy, easy to remember product names.

So You Wanna Hunt Goats? By James Dorrett

“Sheep hunting is without question one of the most physically and mentally demanding hunting experiences available to the mountain hunter.” This quote from Dustin Roe’s So You Wanna Hunt Sheep Article in the August 2014

Blazing Trail – An Interview with Keith Balfourd, B&C Club’s Director of Marketing

Where does one start when introducing an organization so historically significant as the Boone & Crockett Club? Every single one of us, from East Coast to West Coast and from North to South has the

How Your Body Uses Food for Thermoregulation, By Joshua English EMT-P

Regulation of body temperature in the winter months can be challenging. Add in factors experienced on a mountain hunt, and thermoregulation can be particularly challenging. Long hours of glassing on a mountainside can easily lead


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

An Interview With Steven Rinella

Meat – it’s why many of us hunt today and it’s why our ancestors hunted thousands upon thousands of years ago.  In most scientific circles, the consumption of meat is held responsible for the growth