Articles by Nate Simmons


Tweaked: Nate Simmons’ Ever-Evolving Gear List

Tweaked: Nate Simmons’ Ever-Evolving Gear List

Not Less, Just Better It’s been a long time since I wrote an article about my backpacking gear list. A lot has changed since then. This article will detail the upgrades and additions I’ve made since then. Over the past several years, I’ve made some upgrades on pieces...
Knowing the Distance

Knowing the Distance

A Practical Guide to Rangefinder Considerations and Usage Most bowhunters spend a lot of time deciding on what bow is going to be the best for them, as well as other equipment such as arrows, sights, and broadheads. Bowhunting gear is important and exciting, but tools...
7 Steps to Better Backpack Hunting

7 Steps to Better Backpack Hunting

By Nate Simmons In our Backpacking column, we spend a lot of time talking about very specific things. While these are all very important, sometimes it’s nice to back away from it and think about the simple, big picture items to keep in mind at all times when backpack...