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Hunting Gear List

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Around Camp

Temperatures generally range from 15-75 F.
The max and min temperatures occur towards the beginning and end of the seasons

"Keep it light", "Cotton kills", "Dress in layers".
  • Hunting license, harvest ticket/permit in Ziploc bag
  • Current Hunting regs
  • Spotting scope and lightweight tripod (sheep hunts only)
  • Binoculars. Recommend Swarovski
  • Trekking poles
  • Camera
  • Rifle and 20 rounds ammo min.
  • Lightweight Barney's, Kifaru or Stone Glacier backpack
  • Hunting knife
  • Wyoming Bone Saw. (It has a blade for bone and one for wood)
  • Pocket Diamond steel
  • 50' parachute cord
  • Sleeping bag rated 0'F to -10'F. Down is lighter than synthetic. Place a plastic compactor bag inside the sleeping bag stuff-sack and then stuff the sleeping bag into the plastic bag.
  • Lightweight sleeping pad
  • 2 ea. Lightweight tarps to cover meat and provide camp shelter
  • Lightweight, high quality, 3 or 4 season mountaineering tent. We recommend Mountain Hardware, Hilleberg, Kuiu (Only their 4 season), Also Seek Outside tipis and titanium wood stove
  • Stove and proper stove fuel
  • Titanium pot
  • Lightweight cup
  • Spoon
  • Water bottles - 2ea, 1L water bottles
  • Collapsible water container, (dromedary) 2.5 to 5 gallons
  • Toilet paper in Ziploc bag
  • Toothbrush, paste and dental floss
  • Bug dope with deet
  • Hand towel or cloth
  • Medication
  • Foot powder
  • Basic, lightweight First-Aid kit
  • Head Lamp with extra batteries
  • Cigarette lighters
  • Foam sitting pad
  • Reading material for tent bound weather days
  • Bull Magnet Moose call
  • Game Bags: We recommend TAG bags from Pristine Ventures. Caribou: Buy 1ea, BOMB kit per caribou. Moose: Require 14 TAG bags. 12 ea 18x30, 1 ea 14x20, 1 ea 28x60 for the cape. European mount: 1 Large cheese cloth to wrap head. Make sure and bring tarps for the meat.
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  • High quality leather boots - well broke in. Zamberlan, Whites, Lowa, Danner, La Sportiva, Scarpa, Kennetrek, Crispi For September hunts we recommend insulated leather boots.
  • Three pairs wool socks
  • Knee-high gators
  • Lightweight sneakers or sandals for creek crossing and camp shoes
  • Merino wool boxer briefs. To prevent chafing
  • 1 pair. Silk or wool long-johns top and bottom
  • 1 pair. Mid-weight fleece or heavyweight long john top
  • 1 each. Wool long sleeve shirt
  • Down jacket
  • 1 pair. Fleece or down pants
  • 1 pair. Lightweight, fast drying pants. Wool or cotton-poly blend
  • High quality rain gear or waterproof hunting jacket and pants
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Insulated gloves
  • Tyvek Over-whites (Sheep hunt)


  • 1 to 1 1/2 lbs of food per person per day. On a moose hunt, consider packing less food except for 2 or 3 days-worth of extra food for after the kill. This is when you will be working hard butchering and packing. If the weight limit allows, please bring one or two days extra food in case of bad weather.
  • Freeze-Dried Meals
  • Energy bars/candy bars
  • Dried fruit
  • Granola/Gorp
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jerky
  • Salmon strips
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Sailor Boy Pilot Bread crackers
  • Cheese sticks
  • Bagels
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Hot-cereal. Such as oatmeal
  • Instant soups and noodles
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Butter. Fat has the most calories per gram
  • Instant Hot drink
  • Drink mix (Tang)
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Emergen-C
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Repair Kit

  • Backpack pins and fasteners
  • Small tube seam sealer (for tent)
  • 3’ light wire
  • Rifle scope allen wrench
  • Oiled bore patches
  • Needle and thread
  • Mini Leatherman or Swiss Army pocket knife
  • Duct tape. 3’ wrapped around plastic container