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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 230 | How To Hike Heavy (Replay)

As backcountry hunters, we depend on hiking to move us into, through, and out of the backcountry. We do this movement with a load on our backs — whether that’s the light load of a day’s essentials, a moderate load of gear for a multiday hunt, or the heavy load of success on our backs.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 216 | Adventure & Adversity with Navy SEAL, Chadd Wright

Navy SEAL, Ultrarunner, and Hunter — Chadd Wright (@chadwright278) — joins us on the latest #HuntBackcountry podcast to talk about adventure and adversity. Chadd shares how the lessons he has learned as a SEAL and Ultrarunner can help YOU as a backcountry hunter...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 212 | Misadventures On The Mountain with Dan Solsman

Our buddy Dan Solsman (@dansolsman) joins us to discuss some lessons and laughs from his 2019 hunting season. You'll hear how Dan prepared, fought through setbacks, and ultimately found success in filling his elk and deer tags in Idaho. Podcast Contact PODCAST LOGO GEAR

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 211 | Clear Advice on Training (And why it may not be needed...)

We have a love/hate relationship with the topic of fitness and hunting. On the one hand, we know that fitness matters and can help us hunt the backcountry more effectively. On the other hand, we get tired of the "hype" surrounding training and fitness for hunting.

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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 173 | How To Be A Better Mountain Hunter with Greg McHale

Greg McHale has spent years testing himself in the mountains — not only while hunting, but also in the pursuit of climbing, adventure racing, and more. Based on Greg's experience, he identified 7 ways to be a better mountain hunter.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 161 | Train AND Recover Smarter

Do you want to hunt hard when you are in your 50s, 60s, or even 70s? Well if you do, you are going to need to be strategic about how you get there. You are going to need to train hard, but you also need to recover well.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 154 | What Research Says About Hiking and Shooting Accuracy

How does hiking with a weighted pack affect shooting accuracy? This question was formally researched by one of our listeners, Adam Carter, as a part of his Master's Thesis. We speak with Adam about the testing protocol, his pre-test hypothesis, the outcomes from his testing, and how we can apply this information...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 151 | Excuses Are The Enemy

We all have excuses. More accurately, we all make excuses. But those excuses are just that — something we make. Something we control. Something we can overcome. In this episode we speak with double-amputee, Sidney Smith (@tri_nofeet), about his story and how he has overcome setbacks...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 150 | Family, Fitness, and Elk

This week, in lieu of the Monday Minute, we have a full-length episode with Dan Staton of ElkShape.com. Mark and Dan discuss the topic of balancing family and hunting, and also cover some great elk hunting advice.

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