Mountain Life

Wild Game Curing Part 1, By Tina Windsor

I am not a hunter, in fact the only thing I’ve ever shot was a beer can from forty feet away. And that was only after missing two-dozen times. I worked as a ranch hand for a few seasons and a farm hand for a few others.

In Search of Something Beautiful, By Coley Gentzel

It has taken me a while to wrap my mind around what drew me to mountain hunting and what continues to bring me back. I may not ever fully understand this love, but I believe I am getting closer to some level of comprehension. Like most others, I have gone through numerous phases in life.

The Hunting Industry – Savior or Saboteur? By Mark LR Hall

As 2017 was winding down, the host of a network TV hunting show posted pictures of himself with a cougar he hunted and shot in Alberta. Hang on, here we go again. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…kaboom. Another social media hunting fiasco erupts.

What Is Real Conservation? By Rob Chipman

Editor’s Note: We’d like to thank Rob for submitting this incredibly well written and timely piece. You can read more of Rob’s excellent work on his own site http://www.conservatontruths.org/.     “Pseudo-conservation” is a label

Failure

Feature Image Credit: Talus Creative There are few words in the human vocabulary that carry as much negative weight as failure. For driven, goal oriented individuals, to have the outcome of any personal or professional

Answers to Questions that Surround the Grizzly Hunting Ban

We’re going to try something a little different in this month’s Mountain Life column. Rather than publish another written piece, we’re going to experiment with a purely audio based article that you can stream or

Wildlife Professionals + Citizen Scientists! By Kevin Hurley

Editors Note: We’d like to thank the Wild Sheep Foundation and Kevin Hurley, the WSF’s Senior Conservation Director, for allowing us to re-publish this important piece from the Biologist’s Corner column in the Summer 2017

Be the Change, By Andy Stumpf

Cover Photo Credit Steven Drake of Annuli Collective Editors Note: We’d like to thank Andy Stumpf for allowing us to re-publish this piece from his personal blog CONFESSIONS OF AN IDIOT. If you like hard

The Tip of the Spear, By Randy Bauman

In the August 2016 issue of the Journal of Mountain Hunting, editor Adam Janke penned an article entitled A Call to Action. If you read that article, you may recall his opening line, a phrase

Candy Bars Versus Supplements

Editor’s Note: We’d like to thank Rob Shaul at Mountain Tactical Institute for allowing us to re-publish this article. The MTI site is a wealth of information on training, nutrition and performance for hunters, mountain