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Budget Backpacking Gear For Your Next Hunt

As much as we love new gear, our budgets are limited. If you are a hunter that is looking to get into backcountry, backpack-style hunting, we wanted to discuss how we would shop for backpacking gear and make budget-minded decisions. In this episode, Mark and Steve discuss how they would spend $700-$800 to purchase a shelter, sleeping pad, sleeping bag, backpacking stove, water filtration system, a reliable light source, and footwear for western-style hunting.

Our 2018 “Gear of the Year” Picks

Hunters love gear. Backcountry hunters, even more so. And we, at Exo Mtn Gear, are no exception. We want to highlight some of the gear that we would recommend if you are looking to expand or upgrade your kit. We created three price-point categories and simply picked the gear in that price category that is our favorite, most used, or a recent release that we have been really enjoying.

How To Start Backpack Hunting

Gaining the knowledge of just backpacking, not to mention the gear side of things, took quite a while to acquire in its own right.  What I want to do here, is lay down a platform that can help you get started in backpack hunting if that is something you have been considering.