Training for Mountain Hunting in the Off-Season

We consider having a high fitness level to be an absolutely essential part of the Wild Yukon team. Mountain hunting can be very physically demanding with many variables. If you prepare yourself physic…

Nutrition for Mountain Hunting – Eating on the Go

I’ve had a lot of questions over the years about what we eat when we are mountain hunting. When it comes to mountain hunting, I have one priority: coming out of the hills with the best ram or billy I …

My Mountain Hunting Tripod

When I’m packing for a mountain hunt, there are a few items that I will never forget at home and which form the basis of hunting style. Binoculars (10×42) and a binocular case, spotting sco…

Field Tip: Tripod Shooting for Yukon-Alaska Moose

e a tripod for shooting. How well does the tripod lend itself to hunting moose in the Yukon? Can a moose hunter use a tripod to improve hunting success in terrain with high brush and other obstacles?

The BEST Tripod Head I’ve Used for Mountain Hunting

What should you look for in a mountain hunting tripod head? Is this a piece of gear you should ignore, or can it be a link in your hunting chain that improves your odds of success? The answer to this …

Tripod, or Bipod, or Both?

Should I leave my bipod behind if I have a great tripod? That’s a new question for me, as I’ve only been shooting from a tripod for a few short years. I’ve always carried the bipod w…

Tripods for Shooting

I’ve been hunting for a long time, but it’s only been in the past couple of years that I started looking to my tripod as a shooting platform. Tripods are standard equipment for military, law enforceme…

Tripod Selection

There are many tripods out there, and selecting one is not an easy decision. Which type of tripod will work best for you will depend mainly on the type of hunting you do, and the conditions of a typic…

How I Carry my Rifle

I want to talk about how I carry my rifle on a mountain hunt. My technique is likely slightly different from what I see most hunters doing. Keep in mind that I am speaking specifically about mountain …

My Three-Step Process for Successful Execution on a Mountain Stalk

I follow a simple, three-step process to help myself stay calm and execute on fundamental aspects of a successful mountain hunting stalk. By mountain hunting, I’m referring to the pursuit of she…

Power Snacks E-Book

Denise has put together a collection of healthy and delicious snacks that will help you keep your diet on track when the temptation to stray from the path arises. You can expect similar recipes when y…

10 Minutes of Do the Work E-Book

You may have seen my 10-minute workouts on my Instagram and Facebook Stories. If you want to get started with your own routine, I’ve compiled a few of my workouts into this document. Enjoy!

Power Hunter Program Testimonial: Len’s Bighorn Sheep Hunt

Len joined us in the Power Hunter Program this year, and he was dedicated and motivated to make the most of the program. It was exciting to hear from Len after his much-anticipated sheep hunt. Thank y…

“Nice Cream”

Craving a pint of Haagen Daaz? We got you — this healthy “nice cream” recipe makes eating ice cream something you can feel good about without the dairy, gluten, and refined sugar of a traditional bowl…

Spice it Up Chocolate Energy balls

If you find yourself craving something sweet in the middle of the day, it may just be your body telling you that you need to refuel on some nutrient-dense energizing foods to help you power through th…

Holiday Cranberry Kale Salad

*Serves 8–10 This salad keeps well and is great for leftovers the next day! Add some greens to your Christmas dinner, or bring something healthy to the office potluck. With the applesauce and maple sy…

Oatmeal Bars

These oatmeal breakfast bars are great for breakfast, as a snack for kids’ lunches (if you opt for the nut-free version), or fuel for a long hike or training session. *Makes 8-10 bars Ingredient…

A Rifle Built for the Mountain Hunter

This is my Gunwerks ClymR rifle. There are many like it, but this one is mine. This rifle is about high-performance with its carbon fibre stock, carbon barrel, titanium action. The gun is built for lo…

EPIC TOP 10 Kill Shot Countdown Compilation

The kill shot is always one of the most exciting moments of any hunt. This compilation won’t disappoint if you love adventure, awesome northern mountain animals, and deadly kill shots that put t…

Tabata Workout #1

This workout will get you primed for the day. Get after it! For each exercise do 20 seconds on (maximum effort!) followed by 10 seconds of rest. Do each exercise for six sets. Rest 45 seconds between …

Bison Chocolate Chili

Ingredients 1–2 Tbsp olive oil  1 medium onion diced 1 bell pepper diced 4–5 cloves of garlic crushed 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp cumin  ½ tsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp cacao powder 1 can crushed tomat…

Air Armor Tech Gun Case Drop

I wanted to torture test my Air Armor Tech rifle case, and throwing my Gunwerks ClymR rifle out of my Piper PA-18 SuperCub seemed like it was a good idea. The Gun Case is a tough, light, and compact s…

KUIU Mountain Academy

I spoke at KUIU’s Mountain Academy last year, along with a few good friends of mine such as Alan Bolen, Randy Ulmer and Brendan Burns. KUIU has edited out my presentation in a few shorter videos…

Off the Beaten Path: Dall’s Sheep

A Yukon Sheep Hunt It had been my dream for years to walk out my front door, using my own power to move into the mountains to harvest a sheep. At the time, I lived in Carcross, a small community outsi…

ProTip: Early Morning Glassing

Often, when breaking camp in the morning, we tend to pack up and head out. We are tempted to move on without glassing the immediate area, as one gets the feeling there couldn’t possibly be somet…

ProTip: Glassing in Snowy Conditions

There are times you are going to experience a lot of snow on the ground. This can happen because you’ve signed up for a winter hunt: Kudos to you if you are out there when most people are hunker…

Step-Ups

Step-ups (SUs) are a fantastic, low-cost and highly effective workout for any mountain athlete. While I would love to perform every workout in the hills, life gets in the way. Having a step-up box in …

ProTip: Optics Selection for a Mountain Hunt

For many people, getting out on a single mountain hunt could be the highlight of the year. For others, getting the shot at a Dall’s Sheep or Mountain Goat could be the hunt of a lifetime. If you have …

Simple Chia Seed Pudding

This recipe is from this excellent book. From a satisfying breakfast to an afternoon pick-me-up, or even a dessert, this versatile chia seed pudding will make its way into your nutrition repertoire in…

Benchmark Workout

This is a great workout. I was able to pound it out while I was on the road recently, but you can do this pretty much anywhere. The basic workout is: For time: 500-meter row (substitute 30 burpees if …

Strong or Light?

My athletic background is in the ultra-endurance realm. I have competed extensively on the professional circuit of adventure racing. If you’re not familiar with this sport, you may have heard of…

Bodyweight circuit workout

No gym or equipment required for this workout! Complete one set of 10-15 repetitions of these 8 exercises. Repeat 2–3x’s through. Plank Start on all fours, shoulders over wrists. Step feet back and en…

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