I will get into the details about a lot of these companies, but I thought I would give you a quick rundown of some of the products I’ll be using for my muzzleloader hunt this year in Colorado’s Unit 201:

Clothing: First Lite
Camo: Realtree MAX-1
Boots: Cabela’s Meindl Air Revolution Light
Pack (lightweight): Tenzing TZ 2220
Pack (frame): Outdoorsmans
Tripod: Outdoorsmans
Optics: SWAROVSKI OPTIK
Muzzleloader: T/C Omega .50 cal.
Bullets: Hornady 350 gr. FPB
Powder: Blackhorn 209
Primer: CCI 209
Sights: Williams Ace-in-the-Hole
Knife: Havalon Piranta-EDGE
GPS: Garmin 62st
Maps: Hunting GPS Maps
Nutrition: Wilderness Athlete
Camera: Canon SL1
Calls: Primos, Carlton’s
Other: Shooting Chrony, SnipePod

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Trent Swanson, a Colorado native, is the Mountain Territory Sales Rep for SWAROVSKI OPTIK. You might recognize his name since he used to work with us here at Western Hunter. Heis a self-professed “optics nerd” who has been chasing big game critters for nearly 30 years. You can find the rest of the blog posts about his Colorado elk hunt here.