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FEATURE STORY

Hard-Core?

It is common in hunting circles to refer to those who spend considerable time scouting for game, testing new equipment, reviewing maps, referencing hunt tables and draw odds, and keeping themselves conditioned, as “hard-core”. This story is a tribute to some hard-core hunters who helped change my perceptions of what that title means.

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GEAR REVIEW

ISSUE 162

EHJ 162: Gear Lab - Taking Stock

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If you’re anything like me, settling for “good enough” isn’t an option.

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ISSUE 162

Hardcore Field Test: First Lite Sawtooth & Obsidian

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In the last issue of EHJ (issue 161) we focused heavily on base layers..

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ISSUE 161

Vortex Razor HD LH Riflescope

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Riflescopes are one of the, if not the most important piece of gear you are going to purchase.

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ISSUE 161

GORE OPTIFADE Concealment Technology

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In today’s high tech gear world, there is no room for compromise.

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ISSUE 161

Goin’ for the Day: Daypack Review

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In the past I’ve found myself sacrificing comfort, storage or load hauling ability..

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ISSUE 160

Gear Lab - Synthetic Sleeping Bags

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In this issue we discussed the Rewarming Drill, developed and perfected by a team of Navy Seals.

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ISSUE 160

Gaining Altitude - Kryptek’s Latest

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Kryptek has made a splash in 2017 with their new Altitude series and pattern with Schoeller fabrics.

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ISSUE 159

Gear Lab: Badlands

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If you grew up hunting the West in the ‘90s and early 2000s you probably remember the first time you saw a Badlands backpack..

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ISSUE 159

Weatherby’s Vanguard Camilla

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As a guide and hunter I meet an array of men and women throughout the season.

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ISSUE 158

IN-RUT Rifles

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Most of you are probably scratching your heads. IN-RUT Rifles? Who are they?

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ISSUE 158

Gear Lab: Scope Rings and Bases

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Your rifle is only as good as your scope...

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ISSUE 158

Hornady ELD-X Redefining Ballistics

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"Do you want a bullet that performs well at the low impact velocities of longer ranges...

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ISSUE 157

Gear Lab – Scope Covers

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Protecting your optics, especially your riflescope, is mission critical in any hunting situation.

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ISSUE 157

OTIS Cleaning Systems – Hardcore Hunter

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Extended hunts are tough to plan for, and as a result, some things get left at home.

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ISSUE 156

Taking Optics by Force – SIG SAUER

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SIG SAUER is a well-known and respected brand..

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ISSUE 156

Hardcore Field Test - SPOT Safety Devices

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We’ve all been there - an unpredictable turn of events has us freaked out about our safety.

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ISSUE 155

First Lite’s 2016 Offerings

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A hunt’s quality can be easily dictated by the quality of clothing and material choice a hunter uses.

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ISSUE 155

Gear Lab - In the Field Shooting Rests

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Here are some products that fit the bill for in-the-field rests..

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ISSUE 155

The Great Debate: Sub .30 cal vs. .30 cal

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Sub-.30 cal. vs. .30 cal. for Western Hunting

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ISSUE 154

Mountain Rifle Review

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We’ve all read rifle reviews before, but this review isn't going to be that.

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ISSUE 153

Lowa Tibet GTX Hightop

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Quality, quality, quality. Rarely when I get the chance to review equipment do I come in contact with a piece of gear that exceeds expectation.

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ISSUE 152

Hardcore Field Test: KUIU Teton Series

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This new system from KUIU is very impressive for the price. The best part is that it allows you to get into a technical clothing setup on a budget.

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ISSUE 151

Badlands Hardcore Field Test

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More than 20 years ago western hunters were introduced to a new breed of gear specifically designed for western hunters.

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ISSUE 150

Trekking Along

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What if there was one item that gave you more endurance, one item that allowed you to go farther and made elevation gains easier?

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ISSUE 149

Hardcore Field Test-Mainframe vs Blue Widow

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It is no secret to anyone that has read any of my writings in EHJ or EBJ about Eberlestock that the Blue Widow pack has been a longstanding favorite.

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ISSUE 148

Long-Range Packs – Extend Your Hunt

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A 10-day backpack hunt into some of the most remote places in North America is not something to go cheap on.

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ISSUE 147

Picking the Right Two-Man Tent Hilleberg Kaitum 2 vs Nallo 2 GT

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A sturdy tent for the backcountry is synonymous with the name Hilleberg. So which two person model is the right choice?

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ISSUE 146

Ballistic Tips: Rifle Cleaning and Storage

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Well, the last shot has been fired and the roast is in the crock-pot filling your house with the aroma of success but now what?

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ISSUE 146

Hardcore Field Test: Liberty Safe

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In my mind, the true test of a safe wouldn’t be how much I can torture test it but it would be the attention to detail that goes into the construction.

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ISSUE 145

Hardcore Field Test: Kahtoola Micro Spikes

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The elk are where you find them. The funny part is when I find them, they are usually in some of the steepest, nastiest terrain possible.

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ISSUE 144

Ballistic Tips: Finding Zero

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Let's take the opportunity to help out the new rifle owners and brush the dust off the seasoned ones.

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ISSUE 143

The Big Guns: Our Top 5 Elk Gun Setups for 2014

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One of the most debated topics among big game hunting enthusiasts is the best gun, caliber and bullet setup for taking big bull elk.

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