Staying Safe in Bear Country

Photo cred: Noah Cowgill By: Tim Hoffer, North American Sales Manager, Hunting For anyone who tuned into the news recently, it’s hard to miss that in a span of about two weeks in September, four hunters were attacked by grizzly bears. Thankfully none of the encounters were fatal, but it is a sobering reminder that […]

The Enormity of it All

By: Matthew Irving We drove through the desert, meandering between groves of acacia trees that dotted the landscape. In the distance, camel trains made their way north, carrying supplies for the month-long trek to the salt mines. As we pressed on in the heat, crescent-shaped sand dunes slowly rose above the horizon only to sink […]

Traditional Archery: Breaking Down the Gear

By: Lindsey Davis Out of any outdoor pursuit I’ve been a part of, hunting has my favorite gear. I will attribute some of my affinity to growing up as a tomboy in Girl Scouts and finally getting the knives and technical toys I’ve always wanted. On a broader scale, I don’t know a single product […]

Traditional Archery: How it’s all Getting Started.

By: Lindsey Davis For the last four years, I’ve been learning how to hunt in Utah. I’ve enjoyed successful big game seasons, and have learned many lessons the hard way as all hunters do. However seasoned, the unforgiving nature of making a bad shot, or a noisy stalk ensures that we will learn from our […]

MYSTERY RANCH Jump Pack System

Here is the complete line of MYSTERY RANCH jump packs. Developed several years ago working closely with the MFF community, the packs cover the gamut of sizes. The smallest of the line up is the JUMP RATS, a rapid-access trauma bag, then JUMP KOMODO assault pack at 45 liters, followed by the OVERLOAD, weapons carry […]

Be Ready for Fall Hunting Checklist

According to the calendar, it's spring here in Montana, but from the amount of snow still on the ground and random snowstorms still making an appearance, it's obvious that winter just barely loosened its grip.

How a Polar Explorer can Help Improve your Backcountry Hunting

Interview with MYSTERY RANCH ambassador John Huston

Campfire Legends Contest | Win a STEIN

What’s your favorite campfire legend? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Ours is backpacking with our favorite MYSTERY RANCH packs on one of our favorite trails in the Crazy Mountain Range and ending the day with the crackle of a fire, dodging the smoke blowing your way and taking turns spinning yarns. Summer has come to an end, and we […]

The Anatomy of a Travel Backpack

As an enthusiastic and seasoned traveler, suitcases just don’t do it for me anymore. I travel fast and light. Skipping baggage check and baggage claim is how I roll. Whether I’m flying from Denver to Las Vegas for a weekend of blackjack and desert adventures or going across the country to Washington D.C. and Boston […]

How to Choose the Right Women’s Backpacking Pack

With a pang of sadness, I’m hanging up my powder skis after a final day of slaying in Colorado, and I’m settling in for what outdoor enthusiasts call the “shoulder season.” Now is the time when the outdoor community rests and begins planning summer backpacking, climbing, and mountain biking adventures. My backpacking list for the […]