collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: High Buck - Some Observations  (Read 30136 times)

Offline Bareback

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Aug 2020
  • Posts: 225
  • Location: Whidbey Island
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #225 on: April 28, 2021, 09:33:54 AM »
Entertainment?

Offline predatorG

  • Ski Bum
  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2012
  • Posts: 659
  • Location: Arizona
  • BT's are making me crazy
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #226 on: July 21, 2021, 02:30:22 PM »
Entertainment?

Not at all, stuff like this is seriously serious. Only serious hunters are even allowed.  >:( >:(

On another note since its 2021, here's my girlfriends equipment that she's taking on our first ALW scouting trip! We got the pack weight down to only 95lbs by electing to leave behind the stove. We figured with the fire danger so low recently that we would just cook over a campfire. The winds should keep it cool and stop the fire from getting out of hand.

Excited for this years high country hunt! I've never camped before so I elected for only backpacking 7 days solo instead of the 14 that I heard Aron Snyder talk about on his podcast. I've been running a couple miles a week so I'll be in fine shape I think!!!!
"All of my best elk hunts are the ones where I come home with a big buck!" -RadSav

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • FLY NAVAL AVIATION
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+16)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 15813
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • How do you measure trying, you do, or you don’t.
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #227 on: July 21, 2021, 02:40:10 PM »
Entertainment?

Not at all, stuff like this is seriously serious. Only serious hunters are even allowed.  >:( >:(

On another note since its 2021, here's my girlfriends equipment that she's taking on our first ALW scouting trip! We got the pack weight down to only 95lbs by electing to leave behind the stove. We figured with the fire danger so low recently that we would just cook over a campfire. The winds should keep it cool and stop the fire from getting out of hand.

Excited for this years high country hunt! I've never camped before so I elected for only backpacking 7 days solo instead of the 14 that I heard Aron Snyder talk about on his podcast. I've been running a couple miles a week so I'll be in fine shape I think!!!!

I don’t see any crampons?🤔
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Offline jstone

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jul 2009
  • Posts: 5429
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #228 on: July 21, 2021, 02:40:36 PM »
That’s 45 pounds each?

Offline predatorG

  • Ski Bum
  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2012
  • Posts: 659
  • Location: Arizona
  • BT's are making me crazy
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #229 on: July 21, 2021, 02:57:53 PM »
That’s 45 pounds each?

Just her pack! Figured I’d take the heavy one with the crampons.
"All of my best elk hunts are the ones where I come home with a big buck!" -RadSav

Offline Jonathan_S

  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2012
  • Posts: 8675
  • Location: Medical Lake
  • Volleyfire Brigade
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #230 on: July 21, 2021, 03:20:31 PM »
Need more solar chargers.
“Kindly do not attempt to cloud the issue with too many facts.”

Offline idaho guy

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2012
  • Posts: 2197
  • Location: hayden
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #231 on: July 21, 2021, 07:45:51 PM »
I hope this thread takes off again. I’m getting anxiety just thinking about it.

Offline Bareback

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Aug 2020
  • Posts: 225
  • Location: Whidbey Island
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #232 on: July 21, 2021, 07:50:54 PM »
The skis will come in handy on the scree fields….. and I thought they were only for snow..

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • FLY NAVAL AVIATION
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+16)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 15813
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • How do you measure trying, you do, or you don’t.
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #233 on: July 21, 2021, 07:52:43 PM »
The skis will come in handy on the scree fields….. and I thought they were only for snow..

And the ash folds leftover from the wildfires.😉
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Offline Bareback

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Aug 2020
  • Posts: 225
  • Location: Whidbey Island
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #234 on: July 21, 2021, 08:15:17 PM »
This is a bit of a secret I learned, don’t tell anyone…… don’t use ski wax! Rendered bear fat is the ticket. I can get 2-3 more runs and it works really well for spark suppression. The flash point is much higher.

Offline 7mmfan

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2008
  • Posts: 4798
  • Location: Marysville
    • https://www.facebook.com/rory.oconnor.9480
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #235 on: July 21, 2021, 08:39:16 PM »
This was my high hunt camp last year. Thank God for that ice axe. And my studded 4wd Crocs.
I hunt, therefore I am.... I fish, therefore I lie.

Offline teanawayslayer

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2010
  • Posts: 3183
  • Location: Eastside
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #236 on: July 21, 2021, 09:49:36 PM »
This was my high hunt camp last year. Thank God for that ice axe. And my studded 4wd Crocs.
where’d you find the studs for the crocs? :chuckle:
Happiness is being in the woods!!!

Offline Caseyd

  • Site Sponsor
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2007
  • Posts: 2629
  • Location: Washington
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #237 on: July 21, 2021, 09:59:59 PM »
I recommend the natural 4x4 crocs for spot and stalk  :chuckle:

Offline predatorG

  • Ski Bum
  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2012
  • Posts: 659
  • Location: Arizona
  • BT's are making me crazy
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #238 on: July 22, 2021, 05:18:20 AM »
I recommend the natural 4x4 crocs for spot and stalk  :chuckle:

Instead of nails for the studs I used the Iron Will broadheads I run in my self bow system. You never know when you’ll need an extra up there. Plus I’ve had to kick my way out of a pack of wolves up there before. Hopefully this year some high fires will push the wolves down into the bottom of the Methow where there’s no deer anyway  :bash:
"All of my best elk hunts are the ones where I come home with a big buck!" -RadSav

Offline 7mmfan

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2008
  • Posts: 4798
  • Location: Marysville
    • https://www.facebook.com/rory.oconnor.9480
Re: High Buck - Some Observations
« Reply #239 on: July 22, 2021, 07:51:18 AM »
This was my high hunt camp last year. Thank God for that ice axe. And my studded 4wd Crocs.
where’d you find the studs for the crocs? :chuckle:

Took them to Schwab  :chuckle:
I hunt, therefore I am.... I fish, therefore I lie.

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

2021 General Deer by Rutnbuxnbulls
[Today at 05:53:46 AM]


Deer hunting and Pickers by hunter399
[Today at 05:20:44 AM]


2021 Bear Hunting Video by NewHunter24
[Today at 12:40:35 AM]


WTB: CVA front sight by Turdle
[Yesterday at 11:50:48 PM]


Blacktail Rut Thread - Post updates here by fishnfur
[Yesterday at 11:42:50 PM]


WTS Delorme inreach explorer by Shadrach71
[Yesterday at 11:22:32 PM]


Kids Jacket by JoeBang
[Yesterday at 10:18:25 PM]


2021 deer post them here by JakeLand
[Yesterday at 10:02:26 PM]


Have wood will travel by Zardoz
[Yesterday at 08:30:10 PM]


Leupold BX-5 HD Binos by swanderek
[Yesterday at 08:19:23 PM]


WTS 16 gauge Federal Steel shot by Streamer
[Yesterday at 08:17:04 PM]


AKC Lab Puppies in Selah - Available in October by rainshadow1
[Yesterday at 07:44:36 PM]


Big North Idaho bull by idaho guy
[Yesterday at 07:37:23 PM]


When 6ft. REALLY matters by Curly
[Yesterday at 07:31:58 PM]


ISO Browning Xbolt Micro in 243 by Mulie87
[Yesterday at 07:10:36 PM]


Headed to SD first week Nov. by DIron
[Yesterday at 07:00:21 PM]


Big Game Seasons in the Quilomene by salish
[Yesterday at 06:52:40 PM]


Opening Weekend Ducks by RobinHoodlum
[Yesterday at 06:29:23 PM]


Wyoming Mule Deer (100% public land hunt) by Widgeondeke
[Yesterday at 06:10:45 PM]


FS: Kuiu Pro 3600 Pack by Vandal44
[Yesterday at 05:06:48 PM]

SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2021, SimplePortal