Articles by South Cox


The Backpack Hunter’s Friend-Goats

The Backpack Hunter’s Friend-Goats

Pack Goats-The Best Buddy You Never Knew You Had If you’re even remotely interested in the idea of someone (or something) else carrying your gear into the mountains and your freshly acquired meat back out, then you need to consider goats and llamas. We covered llamas...
The Backpack Hunter’s Friend-Llamas

The Backpack Hunter’s Friend-Llamas

Llamas-The Other Four-legged Packers I’ve been backpack hunting since I was 17, and with any luck, I’ll still be doing it when I’m 71. I’m now realizing that I’m just past halfway through those 54 years of enjoying the most spectacular country the West has to offer....
Gear Repair in the Backcountry

Gear Repair in the Backcountry

A Few Extra Ounces aren’t Always a Bad Thing Recently, I was watching WHM’s Backcountry Editor Nate Simmons on The Western Hunter TV as he was packed way back into the mountains in Wyoming. An unexpected windstorm had flattened his tent, breaking the ridge pole...