backpack hunting Articles


What’s in a Multi-Tool?

What’s in a Multi-Tool?

There are many reasons to carry a multi-tool in the field. There are just as many factors to consider prior to making a purchase. The majority of multi-tools have the standard pliers and knife. However, after that, there is a multitude of tools available across...
The Backpack Hunter’s Friend-Goats

The Backpack Hunter’s Friend-Goats

Part 2: 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...
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...
7 Steps to Better Backpack Hunting

7 Steps to Better Backpack Hunting

In Western Hunter Magazine, we spend a lot of time talking about very specific topics in relation to tactics. While these are all incredibly 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...