Exo Journal — Gear List
What gear does Mark bring for a backpack rifle elk and mule deer hunt in October? What are his "must have" items and what are some of the "only if" items that he packs based on the forecasted conditions? See Mark's complete gear list and download his spreadsheet template to help you prepare for your own hunts...
Living in the backcountry can be dangerous — especially for hunters. In addition to hiking in treacherous terrain and dealing with difficult weather conditions, backcountry hunters deal with the potential of unintended harm from firearms, broadheads, and knives. Here is what you should know, and have, to be prepared...
Mark from Exo Mtn Gear joins Dylan from onX Maps for a live webinar all about backpack hunting. Watch a recording of Mark's presentation that covers lessons he has learned from a decade's worth of backpack hunting, his advice for how to get started in backpack hunting, and why things go wrong on backpack hunts.
Like most backcountry hunters, we are passionate about the gear we use. At the end of each year, we like to highlight some of the favorite gear we have used for hunts throughout the year and discuss why those particular items made a difference for us personally. Here is our favorite gear from 2022…