Skills

Field Applicable Shooting Positions by James Eagleman, Gunwerks Director of Shooting Instruction

When that once in a lifetime dream hunt finally comes, you might only get one shot to make your dream come true. There are many factors that can make you miss or make the perfect

Backcountry Mobility – The Mountain Hunter’s Playbook

One of the most overlooked aspects of the physical preparation that goes into mountain hunting is the hunter’s movement quality, both in terms of how they train — a topic we’ve written about extensively in

Judging and Stalking Mature Billies With A Bow

Arrowing record book goats. It’s not as impossible as you’d think and you don’t have to be a ninja of the crags or be able to split arrows like Robin Hood to do it. With

Spotting Sheep, by Dustin Roe

What is the most important piece of equipment in your pack? Arguably, it would be your gun or bow, right? But, if we look deeper, beyond the act of killing, it’s your optics. Mountain hunts

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

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

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

Are You Ready?

There are few hunters who haven’t dreamed of one day traveling to a distant land in search of mountain game.  From the rugged and wet mountains of British Columbia to the high alpine of the

So You Wanna Hunt Sheep? By Dustin Roe

Sheep hunting is without question one of the most physically and mentally demanding hunting experiences available to the mountain hunter.  Whether we’re talking the snow white Dall’s of the Northwest, the ghostly Stone’s of BC and the Southern Yukon, or the heavy tipped Bighorns found North to South a mountain sheep hunt will test the skills, endurance and mental fortitude of even the most seasoned hunter.