Backpack Hunting

Hunting by Backpack

Backpack Hunting

I have been an avid backpacker and a dedicated hunter since I was about 12 years old. It’s no surprise that these two hobbies, which often bumped into one another, eventually combined into hunting by backpack. Over twenty years ago, after just …

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Sitka Kelvin Lite Hoody Review

Sitka Kelvin Lite Hoody Review

The Sitka Kelvin Lite Hoody is a lightweight hooded synthetic insulated jacket that is perfect for use from mid-season hikes or hunts, to moderate aerobic winter activities such as hiking or snowshoeing. This jacket is well insulated to take the chill out …

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Sitka Mountain Pants Review

Sitka Mountain Pants Review

The Sitka Mountain Pants are durable and breathable hunting/hiking pants. They are very flexible with a gusseted crotch that provides an excellent range of motion which makes them great for scrambling off-trail in steep or rocky terrain. One feature that was new …

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Lightweight Backpack Hunting Gear List

Lightweight Backpack Hunting Gear Lis

Similar to recreational backpackers, hunters should have a healthy respect for nature and wildlife. However, the preparation and gear used for both activities are notably different. Backpack hunting requires more gear, additional hunter specific skills, and an increased willingness or tenacity to …

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NEMO Kodiak 2P Tent Review

NEMO Kodiak 2P Hunting Tent Review

The NEMO Kodiak 2P is a 4-season freestanding double-wall tent colored with FirstLite’s hunting color schemes. The thing that distinguishes the Kodiak from other 4-season tents are its side screened windows and the added ventilation they provide. These windows are a fairly …

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