Gear List for a High Country Mule Deer Bowhunt in Colorado

Gear List for a High Country Mule Deer Bowhunt in Colorado

Josh from Dialed-In Hunter shares the gear he is taking into the Colorado high country while chasing bucks with his bow this archery season.

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Josh’s Gear List

  • Backpack: Exo Mountain Gear 4800 & K3 Bow Carrier
  • Shelter: Nemo Hornet 2P
  • Quilt: Enlightened Equipment Revelation 20-degree
  • Sleeping Pad: Thermarest Neo Air Xlite
  • Pillow: Sea to Summit Aeros
  • Stove: Optimus Crux Lite paired with GSI Minimalist Cup and 1 fuel canister
  • Trekking Poles: Black Diamond Carbon FLZ
  • Headlamp: Black Diamond Spot
  • Water Filter: Katadyn Hiker Pro
  • Water Bladder: Platypus Big Zip 3L
  • Optics:
  • First Aid: 1P Ultralight Adventure Medical Kit
  • Survival: Adventure Medical/homemade
  • Navigation: onXmaps on phone
  • Watch: Garmin Fenix 5x Plus
  • GPS/Communication: Garmin 66i
  • Spoon: Toaks Titanium Long Spoon
  • Example Day of Food:
    • Breakfast - Dark Timber Gravity Pack, Homemade Oatmeal, Heather's Choice Buckwheat Breakfast
    • Snack - Larabar and bag of trail mix(example)
    • Lunch - Tortilla with almond butter and shredded coconut, or more snacks
    • Snack - 2 Honeystingers and Heather's Choice Packaroons
    • Dinner - Dehydrated Bear Chili, Heather's Choice, or some type of Mountain House
  • Clothing:
  • Boots: Crispi Colorado GTX
  • Spare Release Aid: TruFire Hurricane
  • Allen Wrenches: Pine Ridge Archery
  • Kill Kit: Argali Carbon Knife, Argali High Country Game Bags, Paracord, Flagging Tape, Rubber Gloves
  • Camera: Sony A7riii, mounted up on a Peak Designs camera clip. This mounts right to my shoulder strap of my Exo. Camera is out at the ready all of the time like this.
  • Lens: 24-70mm F4 Zeiss
  • Power Bank: Dark Energy Poseidon

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