There’re many factors that go into having a successful backpack hunt. Physical and mental preparation are at the top of the list, but having the right gear selected for the time of year and area you’re going to is vital. Being wet and cold is never fun, but on a mountain hunt is dangerous. Tune in as Allen Bolen and KUIU staff share their strategies for packing the right gear to protect yourself from letting the elements ruin a hunt of a lifetime.
In this overview, KUIU’s Justin Shaffer from Alaska reviews the hunting gear he uses while hunting Dall sheep.
Everything from his skin-to-shell layering system to his first aid kit, here’s the list of gear that’s going on Allen Bolen’s Sheep and Caribou Hunt in the Far North.
Brendan Burns shows what’s in his pack and how he organizes his gear for a multi-day archery grizzly bear hunt in Unalakleet, Alaska.