Quote Originally Posted by henkesean View Post
Best tip I can give is to be in the best shape of your life when preparing to go after an animal that spends all of its life on the mountain side. Be prepared to walk farther and hike harder than the other hunters in your area and youll increase your odds of success.
Right here is the ticket... Conditioning. Elk are where people aren't. And do not underestimate the work that needs to be done after it's down.