Mountain Hunting Archives - Journal of Mountain Hunting

Does Being Fit Make You a Better Hunter? By Adam Janke

So, does being fit make you a better hunter? Well, it’s undeniable that it won’t hurt your chances but, in my opinion, that’s actually not the right question to ask. As the saying goes, better

EP448: Guiding in the Mackenzie Mountains with Peter Gutsche

On this episode, NMO sits down with Peter Gutsche to talk about wild sheep conservation and guiding at Arctic Red River Outfitters. They discuss the Wild Sheep Society of BC’s recent Northern Fundraiser, membership, and

EP447: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Sifting Through the Muddy World of Nutrition Part 5

On the fifth installment of this series, Wardo digs into one of the most important aspects to achieving your health, fitness, and performance goals in 2023…nutrition.

EP 428: Inside Your Boots: Your Feet & Insoles (Buyer Beware)

On this episode, Adam goes solo and digs into how we optimize foot, ankle, and lower leg function for both day-to-day life and the backcountry, how this can impact boot selection

EP 365: Quick and Dirty with Wardo – Pain in the Front of the Hip… Listen Up

Wardo dives into how that snapping sound usually is created in the front of the hip. Whether it’s painful or not, it’s something you want to take care of. Listen for a quick assessment and

EP 356: The Unintended Kuiu Gear Review: Winter Backpacking with Lorne Trousdell & Justin Davies

Nolan sits down with Justin Davies and Lorne Trousdell, to talk about their February goat trip. The boys cover the environmental challenges, the gear that did and did not work, and some long-range shooting discussion.

Precision Insights: EP04 – So You Want To Be A Sheep Hunter? Buy A Quality Tripod

Omer Hrbinic and Adam break down the importance of quality tripods, and why they aren’t all equal. You don’t need to break the bank to create a stable glassing system, but you do need one

EP 350: The True Meaning of Trophy Hunting with Jason Matzinger

Jason has been a fixture in hunting media for more than a decade and brings his experience and perspective to bear on a variety of topics in his discussion with Adam. The two spend a

EP 344: BC Bighorns – Managing Access vs Managing Wildlife with Hunter Lampreau & Jeff Agostinho

NMO sits down with Hunter Lampreau & Jeff Agostinho to discuss the evolving and contentious matter of BC’s proposed Bighorn Sheep LEH in Reg 4, and BC’s continued history of managing for access vs managing

Periodization for the Mountain Athlete, by Jeremy Meredith

Periodization is simply the organization of training elements across time. This time could be as short as a few days or as long as multiple years. When we think about periodization from a practical standpoint,