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    Did you ever make it to the bob this season?

    Did you ever make it to the bob this season?
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    Just did a podcast with Brain Barney about packing with burros. Link below- https://www.nmpackburros.com/
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    Unit 45 Elk- first rifle

    Since they are donkeys I get a ton of questions on the trail from other users. Everyone asks what they are carrying. If the crowd is right, I usually say hookers and blow. Gets a few laughs.
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    Unit 45 Elk- first rifle

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    Unit 45 Elk- first rifle

    Sorry I didn't see the first two replies! Day 1: We packed in from the Jacks Creek area up into the large burn . About 6 miles from the trailhead. We saw one backpacker coming out from Pecos Baldy Lakes. He said it was about 6 degrees that night up there. Setup camp in a epic little meadow with...
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    Eastman's Click Bait- National Elk Refuge To Starve Elk

    Dang, and I thought I hadn't drank my coffee yet. I was more so talking about the title, just seemed out of place for Eastmans. I wasn't looking for a debate on feedgrounds.
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    Eastman's Click Bait- National Elk Refuge To Starve Elk

    If you haven't read it: https://blog.eastmans.com/national-elk-refuge-to-starve-elk/?fbclid=IwAR1eKbaftYzrCjcH9d9qozyH7_pl-f-GxO8rtoQyL5f5uDWaGVgpxIK_ZG4 Disregarding the topic of winter elk feeding and just talking about the title of the blog post: I know this is how anti-groups get the...
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    I've now done three backcountry hunts with them in griz country around yellowstone park. I do tie a bailing string breakaway onto their highline and leave a AM/FM radio on pretty loud. I stick them near my tent and away from the cooking/eating/bear hang area. I also keep my camp real visible...
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    I mean you you can’t tell he isn’t smiling?
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    Personally, My donks are just standard size (not mammoths) so they are comfortable at a trekking weight of 60-80 pounds and heavy out at 100+. water at least once a day. Sometimes they won’t drink all day if the weather is bad or if grass is wet. Im sure your well aware but There is no...
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    And some from a summer pack trip
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    some pictures from this hunting season
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    Fall Planting

    What is the lime for?
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    Coot hunting in nm

    I shoot probabaly 20-30 a year. I actually use them for dog training treats, and I eat a couple each year to. Usually make them as tacos and I haven't noticed any terrible taste. There is a suprisingly liittle amount of meat on them. Their rib cage is actually pretty huge and the breasts are...
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    First Lite Obsidian Merino Pant Review

    Whats the exterior material like? Loud winderbreaker like sitka or is is a soft quite material?
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    Saddle Panniers

    This isn't quite what your asking but my quarter horse can drain a five gallon bucket after a hard day of work. Only 14 gallons for three horses plus people? Is this just a overnight trip?
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    Some more pictures from the Pecos Wilderness in New Mexico last weekend.
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    Unit 45 Elk- first rifle

    Well NM draw came up empty handed for me this year but my wife drew first rifle elk for unit 45. We live up in the east mountains so logistically this one wont be to bad. We also have two pack burros, so we are able to pack in. I haven't spent much time up there except for a backpack trip up...