Exo Journal — Mindset

Backpack Hunting & The Truth About Going in Deep

Backpack Hunting & The Truth About Going in Deep

Many hunters love the idea of hiking deep in the wilderness to experience a hunt of their dreams. But you don't have to pack-in 10+ miles deep into the backcountry to find success, or to experience and adventurous backpack hunt. Let's consider the reality of packing-in deep...

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Mark Huelsing
How to Prevent Life From Ruining Your Hunt

How to Prevent Life From Ruining Your Hunt

I was two days into an archery elk hunt in Arizona. As I sat under the tree, I questioned all of my life choices leading up to this moment. What was supposed to be an epic two-week hunt was ruined by choices and circumstances leading up to hunting season. Learn from the mistakes I made that ruined my hunt...

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Mark Huelsing
Life-Changing Lessons from The Exo Death Hike

Life-Changing Lessons from The Exo Death Hike

The phrase “life changing” is cliché, but that is the only way I know how to describe what it has been like to participate in the Exo Death Hike over the years. If I had not participated in these events, I would not be the man that I am today. Here are the 6 biggest lessons I have learned in 6 Death Hikes...

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Mark Huelsing
Wandering Bow-Hiker to Successful Bowhunter — 5 Things You Need To Do

Wandering Bow-Hiker to Successful Bowhunter — 5 Things You Need To Do

The challenges of bowhunting can lead one to doubt. If you're in a slump and struggling to fill your tag, it may feel like you're doing nothing more than taking your bow on nature walks. I have been there before and I know what that feels like. Here is how I battled my way back to becoming a successful bow hunter...

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