Exo Journal — Bear Hunting
Joseph shares the story of an unforgettable — almost unbelievable! — hunt of a lifetime in Alaska's Brooks Range. He was fortunate enough to harvest a Dall Sheep, Grizzly Bear, and Caribou on his hunt, which was a great test for the new K4 Pack System from Exo Mtn Gear.
The hunt was a success. But now you are miles from your vehicle with more than a 100lbs, or maybe several-hundred pounds, to pack out. With heavy packs and difficult terrain, there is a lot of work ahead. Let’s discuss a few safe pack out practices to follow, which can minimize the risk of injury when coming out heavy…
I recently returned from my very first Idaho spring bear hunt. This was a hunt that I shared my plans for previously and that I was looking forward to more than most, as I am a bear hunter through and through. In short, it was incredible. I spent 9 days solo bear hunting and backpacking through some of the most rugged country in the Lower 48. Bears were spotted, stalks were made, and shots were taken. However, no bears came home with me on this trip. In the end, I just flat-out missed. A bummer to say the least, but...
I love hunting bears during the spring in my home state of Arizona, and I also love seeing new places. I started looking into other bear hunting opportunities in western states and decided to hunt the remote and rugged wilderness of Idaho. Here is how I am planning my Idaho spring bear hunt as a non-resident...