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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 317 | Elk Hunting as Top Priority

Justin & Garret of Top Priority Hunting join us on the Hunt Backcountry Podcast to talk about their elk hunt from this fall, the lessons they've learned as archery elk hunters that started pursuing elk with a rifle, the differences and similarities of hunting elk in September vs October, and much more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 280 | 2021 Death Hike Recap, Part 2

In this episode, we continue the recap of our "Death Hike" adventure in Idaho's Frank Church Wilderness. We interview six participants from the hike to hear more about their unique experience on the trip, what they learned, how the tripped helped them as hunters, and more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 279 | 2021 Death Hike Recap, Part 1

We are back from our "Death Hike" adventure in Idaho's Frank Church Wilderness. In this episode, Steve and Mark recap the trip — telling some stories, sharing lessons-learned, and much more.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 265 | A Green Beret's Lessons on Hunting, Adventure, and Challenge

In this episode, we are joined by backcountry hunter and former Green Beret, Stephen Ourada (@northrangehunter). In our conversation with Stephen we discuss how hunting helped him as a Green Beret, how he recovered from a mental and physical low-point after being medically retired, why hiked more 2,000 miles in 2020...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 257 | One Listener's Challenge (What will you do?)

We are in a time of year where many hunting seasons are wrapping-up soon and we head into the holidays, cold and dark winters, days, and often, a time where we let things slip. But it doesn't have to be that way. You don't have to wait for a "new year" or next hunting season to commit yourself.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 210 | DIY Death Hike — A Listener Story...

If you've been around this show for a while, you've likely heard about our annual Death Hike. You may have heard about it...but have you done anything like it? One of you, a listener, took matters into his own hands and created his own Death Hike. In this episode, you'll hear how he planned it, how he found others...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 178 | 2019 Death Hike Recap

The 2019 Death Hike is over, and we lived to tell the story. Mark and Steve recap this year's hike, including the surprise challenges, the funny stories, and the lessons learned. Little sleep, long miles, surprising weather, far shots, heavy packs, and more... this was a weekend to remember.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 133 | 2018 Death Hike Recap

This was the fourth year that Exo Mtn Gear co-founders, Steve Speck and Lenny Nelson, gathered a group of guys to embark upon a challenging hike nicknamed “The Death Hike”. The hike has changed each year — the location, the distance, the terrain, and the participants.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 085 | Recapping the 2017 Exo Death Hike

The 2017 Exo Death Hike was a success! Twenty guys completed just shy of 40 miles through some beautiful Idaho high country. Although the terrain was rough, the trail was good for much of the hike, which meant that this year’s hike wasn’t as torturous as last year’s.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 044 | A Death Hike — There's Only One Way Out

You are dropped off in the expansive Frank Church Wilderness. The plane that brought you here is now gone and there is only one way out. You hike, and hike, and hike. Heat, rattlesnakes, and blisters are just a few of your enemies. You question your sanity...

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