Exo Mtn Gear Blog

5 Cartridges to Consider for Hunting Mule Deer

if you’re looking for a new rifle for hunting mule deer, these five cartridges provide a combination of good accuracy, a relatively flat trajectory, good resistance to wind drift, and hard-hitting performance at extended range — which is what mule deer hunters need...

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Boot Issues? Don't Throw Them Out Just Yet

Having a good set of tires goes a long way, literally. With good rubber between you and the road, there's going to be fewer complications, less stress, and an added bit of security to your trip. Boots are our tires of the backcountry. They get us from point A to point B. A bad set of boots can ruin a trip in a hurry — whether it’s from a failure of the boot itself, or issues with your foot because of the boot. For this reason, you should put a lot of thought into your backcountry footwear. The last thing...

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Make Hunting Success A Habit

Finding success in the backcountry starts by creating success at home. But you need more than a vision for success; you need a system that will get you there. We created a simple Hunting Habit Tracker (PDF) for you to intentionally define your system for success and ensure that you are consistently following the program.

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DIY Backcountry Hunting Rifle Build — Mark's Upgraded Tikka

We released the "Building a Backcountry Rifle" series through the Hunt Backcountry Podcast and covered the topics of rifle selection, caliber/cartridge selection, projectile selection, scope selection, and even shooting tips. Here is the rifle I built, based on what I learned in that series.

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