A new schoolhouse

I was talking with a client the other day about the virtues of being a beginner, and how wonderful it is to be in a position to learn new things every time. The downside of this can be in the doing; the painful process of finding out the mistakes you made earlier. Early autumn in […]

Back to the beginning again

As I’ve mentioned before, my parents met in an outdoor shop, and I went backpacking from before I can clearly remember. Backpacking is important to me, and getting to go on a trip with my mom is a big deal. Glacier is also a big deal. We first came here when both my sister and […]

A Spotted Bear elk hunt

I’ve gotten bored with backpacking. Not with the act of backpacking, but with the learning. The point of diminishing returns with reference to reading and the practice of trial and error has been passed. Time to find something else. Which is why elk and deer hunting this fall has been the number one priority all […]

Packing for an elk hunt

I’m headed out in the Bob tomorrow with my stepdad for six days chasing elk.  Weather is supposed to be pretty good; lows in the high 30s, highs in the low 80s, maybe a bit of rain.  Here’s what I’m bringing. Remington 700 in .30-06, 3-9×40 Leupold, all the trimmings. Detachable sling and Kifaru Gunbearer […]