Mountain Life Coffee

Weight reduction is one of the primary objectives of the dedicated mountain hunter. With this in mind many people sacrifice certain “luxuries” when heading into the backcountry. Two luxuries I personally refuse to leave behind

Running Through The Night: A Review Of The First Lite Boundary Stormtight Jacket

Just a few weeks ago, JOMH Field Editor Matt Thompson toed the line at of one of the toughest trail ultramarathons in North America: the Fat Dog 120. The 120 stands for 120 miles, the

First Lite Kanab 2.0s vs Kuiu Attack Pants

For the past several years I’ve depended on the Kuiu Attack pants for virtually all of my backcountry hunting, fishing, hiking and camping. I was convinced there wasn’t a better all-around mountain pant on the

Man of Stone Part 1, By Kyle Crawford

“Dad, he’s up. Get ready to shoot,” l told my dad as he took aim on the 10 year-old, full-curl ram we had been trying to get for two days, but let’s start back at

Man of Stone Part 2, By Kyle Crawford

*Continued from Man of Stone Part 1 Friday, August 31, 2012 We got an early move on at first light and made the 1 hour hike back to the ridge where we saw the rams

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


What is fitness? Webster’s Dictionary defines fitness as the quality or state of being fit but this is an incredibly simple way to describe a complex concept. Many in the training and fitness world now

The Final Stalk – From Boone and Crockett Club’s Classics “The Wilderness Of The Upper Yukon” August 2. – We rose late, to find the sun brightly shining. Rungius soon started to look at his caribou carcass; Osgood and Gage went to get the meat of Osgood’s ram. I

The King Is Dead

This is the age of ultralight. Virtually every piece of kit the mountain hunter needs to take afield has been stripped down to weights unimaginable a decade ago. But without the adequate fuel to keep