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Gear for the western hunter. Gear reviews, highlights and information.


Pack Out Bars & Bites Review

Pack Out Bars & Bites Review

As a health and wellness coach and avid hunter, I am always looking for good quality, delicious snacks for the wilderness. I do not like 98% of bars that I try because they taste terrible. Several bars these days are also made with junk ingredients and several fillers...
WH Multi-Editor Boot Review Part-2

WH Multi-Editor Boot Review Part-2

In PART 1 we covered the first nine boots of the review. Here are the next 8. Salomon 4D 2GTX – $230 Mike Duplan Light, nimble, with excellent support and stability, Salomon 4D 2GTX is a truly impressive hiking boot that bridges that gap between lighter “tennis...
WH Multi-Editor Boot Review Part-1

WH Multi-Editor Boot Review Part-1

At the risk of sounding like every other hunting writer, I am going to say that nothing is more important to many successful hunts than a quality boot. You can get by with a more budget-friendly piece of gear in many categories, but if you buy the wrong boot, you will...
Guide to Buying Down Insulation

Guide to Buying Down Insulation

Hunting clothing, like most things these days, has come leaps and bounds in the last decade, benefiting from the influx of technology and advancements in manufacturing. I’ve been hunting my entire life but started hunting all over the West in 2012. My first backpack...
Western Hunters Top 6 Insulated Jackets for 2021

Western Hunters Top 6 Insulated Jackets for 2021

What makes the perfect hunting jacket? This question is difficult to answer, as it varies greatly from person to person. Much depends on the type of hunting one does, the type of climate and terrain they hunt in, and people’s individual wants and needs. For years, it...
Stone Glacier Grumman Goose Down Jacket Review

Stone Glacier Grumman Goose Down Jacket Review

Prior to the 2020 hunting season I had spent 7 years working for a popular hunting apparel brand, using their clothing exclusively. Naturally, I had kept an eye on offerings from other apparel companies in the hunting space over the years, often seeing pieces that...