Exo Mtn Gear Blog

Essential Gear for Backcountry, Backpack Hunting

Essential Gear for Backcountry, Backpack Hunting

As you walk away from your truck, you feel a mix of excitement, anticipation, and nerves. And probably some doubt. You have several days worth of food and gear on your back. Adventure awaits. Am I ready for this? Will I find any animals out there? Will I be warm enough on the cold nights? If I am lucky enough to fill my tag, am I ready for the work that follows? These questions are completely normal — especially if you are a new hunter. Or maybe you aren't new to hunting, but you are new to backpacking into the...

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Our 2020 “Gear of the Year” Picks

Our 2020 “Gear of the Year” Picks

Like most backcountry hunters, we love good gear. As they have done the past couple of years, Steve & Mark revealed their "gear of the year" selections on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast. Check out their list...

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Semi-Custom, Suppressed Hunting Rifle — Mark's Upgraded Tikka, Part 2

Semi-Custom, Suppressed Hunting Rifle — Mark's Upgraded Tikka, Part 2

How is Mark's upgraded, semi-custom Tikka shooting with it's Proof Research pre-fit carbon barrel, a Thunderbeast Ultra 7 Suppressor, and custom-loaded Hammer Hunter bullets? The results speak for themselves...

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How The Average Hunter Can Take Better Field Photos

How The Average Hunter Can Take Better Field Photos

In a world where most of our population is much more familiar with buildings rather than mountains, it's a pretty special thing to be a hunter. We're exposed to a whole different world that receives far fewer eyes than that of the city. Whether it's a stunning view of vast wilderness or the bull elk you've finally punched that tag on, capturing these moments is special. Taking photos in the field extends the life of the hunt and helps preserve the adventure past that of what is memory. The thing is, we only get so many shots at this —...

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