There is no doubt that having the right gear makes all the difference on a hunt. It allows you to survive in adverse conditions to keep hunting. It allows you to access tough unpressured country. It makes you more effective when chasing elusive trophy western game; therefore, there is a ton of literature on backpacking gear, clothing and accessories. But what about all the new outside the box gear you haven’t thought about? I am constantly looking for that next piece that will give me an advantage in the mountains. I will share with you some of the new equipment I have thought of and am using right now. I think if you implement some of these ideas that apply to your hunting style it will help you be more successful.