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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #45 on: August 12, 2020, 06:11:29 PM »
After years of reading of these posts and never having been there I am fairly certain there is either a) a 90% harvest success, b) one deer shot a year and 125 medivacs or c) it's the same thing as c-post.


Some combination of all of the above.
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #46 on: August 12, 2020, 06:58:44 PM »
This thread is making me want to buy a Washington deer tag-deer hunting where I need an ice axe ?sounds pretty damn exciting  :chuckle: I think the op was probably trying to discourage but I think his plan might have backfired and created more interest in a lot of hunters.  I need to check it out! get ready for 1 more newbie on the mountain!!! Cant be worse than some of the crap I have crawled up in Idaho. Or can it?  :dunno: the mystery is getting me excited  :chuckle: I just don't want to be up against those psychos who have been training and dreaming about it all year.( I thought most hunters did that but must just be high hunt hunters?) Interesting thread and it does really want to make you check it out at least once.     

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #47 on: August 12, 2020, 07:34:24 PM »
Back in 2000, I was running a flannel shirt, a Cabelas Alaskan pack frame and an 8 lbs Slumberjack sleeping bag in the ALW.   I believe my pack, complete with 8 days worth of food and a 7mm ultra mag topped with the biggest scope that leupold made at the time, came in at a nice even 80 lbs.  😂


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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #48 on: August 12, 2020, 08:35:48 PM »
Back in 2000, I was running a flannel shirt, a Cabelas Alaskan pack frame and an 8 lbs Slumberjack sleeping bag in the ALW.   I believe my pack, complete with 8 days worth of food and a 7mm ultra mag topped with the biggest scope that leupold made at the time, came in at a nice even 80 lbs.  😂


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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #49 on: August 12, 2020, 08:45:14 PM »
My first backpack hunts were pretty much the same, 10lb tent, huge sleeping bag, the first hunt I went on the best light I had was a 3 d mag light and no head lamp, I still remember trying to eat top ramen with a huge mag light tucked into my neck. Good times

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #50 on: August 12, 2020, 08:45:52 PM »
Only 80 lbs? You must have forgot your beer?  :chuckle:

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #51 on: August 12, 2020, 08:50:15 PM »
Unlimited sheep hunt Montana army surplus backpack but I had beer and instant coffee in hand!

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #52 on: August 12, 2020, 08:58:14 PM »
I never weighed my pack but it was half full of beer and heavy! That was an excellent learning experience for me as I ran out of food and was not camped close to water😂 But managed to get the sheep out without dying. Solo but my buddy came up after a few days and was there to help me get it out and he brought some food!

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #53 on: August 12, 2020, 10:21:50 PM »
After years of reading of these posts and never having been there I am fairly certain there is either a) a 90% harvest success, b) one deer shot a year and 125 medivacs or c) it's the same thing as c-post.

How DARE you bring up C-Post?! I was almost banned for that a few years ago!  :bdid: :ban:
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #54 on: August 12, 2020, 11:11:44 PM »
Canít have a bad time if you enjoy being miserable.
Just tend your own and live.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #55 on: August 13, 2020, 06:55:52 AM »
Unlimited sheep hunt Montana army surplus backpack but I had beer and instant coffee in hand!

That's pure gold right there! It's been 30+ years since I've seen a Bota Bag.
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #56 on: August 13, 2020, 08:13:16 AM »
Canít have a bad time if you enjoy being miserable.

You seem to enjoy being miserable. Packing that whole buck out with legs attached still.  :chuckle:
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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #57 on: August 13, 2020, 08:54:04 AM »
Unlimited sheep hunt Montana army surplus backpack but I had beer and instant coffee in hand!

That's pure gold right there! It's been 30+ years since I've seen a Bota Bag.
 

It was a backcountry essential  :tup:

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #58 on: August 13, 2020, 09:11:30 AM »
I can't wait for the season. 3 of my friends and myself are going over LG and into the Napeequa. Had 2 scouting trips up there so far one in the valley and one from above. Looks very promising.

Little Giant, a trail known as a horse killer.
Mostly due to the fact Trapps daughter killed 2 horses below the pass after she was told not to take her horses down into the valley. I drug one of the saddles up the hill a couple weeks later. The bears sure loved the horse meat.

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Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #59 on: August 13, 2020, 09:27:17 AM »
Canít have a bad time if you enjoy being miserable.

You seem to enjoy being miserable. Packing that whole buck out with legs attached still.  :chuckle:

perzactly!  :chuckle: :chuckle:
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