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    Cabela's Alaska Hunter, insulated, were my first...

    Cabela's Alaska Hunter, insulated, were my first boots. They were good, but I like my Kenetrek boots better. They are more comfortable out of the box, no break-in required, and seem to be holding...
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    I have packed out more than a few elk but I never...

    I have packed out more than a few elk but I never have worried much about my camp or the antlers/cape. Not much to my camp, just a small, expensive, one man 4 season tent and some expensive gear...
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    Go to the Camelback website. They have a video...

    Go to the Camelback website. They have a video of a water bladder being repeatedly run over by different vehicles. I believe they are guaranteed for life. I keep mine in the insulated cover that...
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    Yeah, but you would probably only do it once.

    Yeah, but you would probably only do it once.
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    Never tried one but I have been told that...

    Never tried one but I have been told that protable electric fences work great. Not familiar with this one but shows what I am talking about.

    http://www.udap.com/bearshock.htm
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    The ruck idea sounds good. Have to check out the...

    The ruck idea sounds good. Have to check out the OpSacks. Keep in mind you will still have the snacks out during the day and that smell or the smell of dinner will be on you. Even the smell of...
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    Good question. It would seem to defeat the...

    Good question. It would seem to defeat the purpose of using a bear canister if your carrying your snacks in your side pocket all day. Trash, toothpaste, snacks and all go in the bear canister, but...
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    I use ziplock bags and I take a few extra just in...

    I use ziplock bags and I take a few extra just in case. No problems but then everything is in a bear canister. I keep the bear canister full with anything not needed on the trail as needed to...
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    Thank you for the link JMSZ. Looks like I need...

    Thank you for the link JMSZ. Looks like I need about 3000 calories/day, with approximately half carbohydrates and the remainder split between protein and fat. I'm going to try it this year.
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    That is a good point Multi-SpeciesHunter. I am...

    That is a good point Multi-SpeciesHunter. I am 5'11" and around 180lbs. Not sure how to determine calorie needs, but for me its not based on how hungry I am. I have a worksheet that will calculate...
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    Your pemmican bar and granola sound like good...

    Your pemmican bar and granola sound like good ideas Eric. I will look those up. Know what you mean about things not tasting good. I've had things that taste great at home just refuse to go down by...
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    I agree with Eric Bailey about the calorie burn...

    I agree with Eric Bailey about the calorie burn and appetite lose. Just the high altitude ups your calorie burn. They say it takes two weeks for your body to adjust to what your doing to it. If...
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    Don't know if this helps but my elk hunting area...

    Don't know if this helps but my elk hunting area is 5 miles in, which I do solo without horses, and I have packed several elk out of this area by myself using game trails. Sometimes it is short...
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    My only experience is with the Cabelas Alaska...

    My only experience is with the Cabelas Alaska Hunter and the Kenetrek Mountain Extreme. The Alaska Hunter was a good boot, but did take some time to break-in. After numerous 65+ mile hikes on the...
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    I use the Oregon 450. Like the touch screen and...

    I use the Oregon 450. Like the touch screen and mine is loaded with free 24K equivalent topo maps downloaded from the internet. I have never used arial views on the GPS. Maps showing land...
  16. If you plan to backpack in with all your gear in...

    If you plan to backpack in with all your gear in one trip probably need to forget the wall tent, and stick with a good 4 season backpacking tent that can handle snow. I have been backpack hunting...
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    Backpacking may be a little different then your...

    Backpacking may be a little different then your camp. Using the cooler previously mentioned is not a bad idea if you have one. It can insulate both ways. Be careful about filters freezing as they...
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    Nobody mentioned peanuts or cashews, high...

    Nobody mentioned peanuts or cashews, high calories per ounce! I also like peanut M&Ms and recently found some pork jerky at Sams Club that is all natural without the preservatives. Boiled eggs are...
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    I have taken five elk and all of them fell were...

    I have taken five elk and all of them fell were they stood. The first was at 285 yards, one at 125 yards, and the others have been under 40 yards. Last years bull was at 20 feet. The bullet didn't...
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    I know a backpacker who got caught in about 1.5'...

    I know a backpacker who got caught in about 1.5' of snow with some of those barefoot type shoes. Two pairs of socks and a plastic bag on each foot and he continued for several days, finishing his...
  21. Thread: Gps

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    My Oregon 450 is having the same problem, if it...

    My Oregon 450 is having the same problem, if it is a problem. Backpacking with two others for 7 days my GPS was always recording more miles each day. Comparing recorded distance with distance on...
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    Thank you everyone for your comments on the...

    Thank you everyone for your comments on the photos and for the information. I have been getting familiar with unit 501, trying to determine if it is worth the cost of a nonresident tag. From what I...
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    Montana Bighorn Sheep Photos

    I was hoping to see some sheep, but these were a lot closer than I expected. The rams looked really nice to me but unfortunately these were in Glacier National Park so no hunting opportunities...
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    The best alarm I have found so far is my new GPS....

    The best alarm I have found so far is my new GPS. I have a Oregon 450. You set the alarm and then turn it off. At the selected time it will turn itself on and the alarm will go off.

    Prior to...
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    I have used both and prefer the internal and the...

    I have used both and prefer the internal and the internal is more comfortable based on my experience. The internal seems to also work better off trail with less sticking out for limbs and vines to...
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