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    Bitterroot Valley looking east from just about 3 miles in the canyon.



    Just gorgeous again!


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    My favorite spot to camp.




    The end! I would do this all over again tomorrow!! Good luck on your draw!!
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    Great pics 6mm! Thanks for sharing!

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    Hey now Dave,

    I believe that good-for-nothing Bitterroot Bulls and that good-for-even-less hunting partner of his offered to "tag along" anytime you needed on that hunt!

    I love those pics, and love even more reading about how much fun you had on your hunt.

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    Thanks for sharing all those beautiful pics 6mm Remington. That country is gorgeous!

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    Back in 1983, before CO had preference points and it was just random draw, I took a nice 9 1/4 billy in the West Mount Evans district, west of Denver.

    It was the easiest hunt ever, almost like shooting a cow, but the elevation was killer. I hung out at 13,000 feet and even though at that time I lived in Colorado Springs at 6,000 feet and was in great shape, I felt like a geriatric patient. I don't think I've gotten the pictures out of the album and onto the computer or I would post it.

    At that time, the odds were 1 in 17 and I drew the first year I was a resident. At the mandatory orientation meeting everyone around me was talking about how many years they put in - 10, 15, 20...I just kept moving so I wouldn't have to say. I'm not sure I would have lived to tell it.

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    Dam rite! Those are some great photos. Looks like you had a great hunt and you for sure where is some awesome country.
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    Man those pictures make me want to go out hunting and hiking. Thanks for the pictures 6mm

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    I have a lot buddies that have drawn goat tags in Montana but I haven't been lucky enough. I have 9 points and expect to get another point this year. Draw odds are about 2% where I put in.

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    I would venture that mtn goat hunts are probably not much harder than a moose hunt. The difficulty is in getting to the goats / getting out a moose. Two totally different problems well worth having!

    I've done the moose thing (cow hunt). Hopefully someday I'll get a chance at mtn. goats.

 

 

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