Staying Safe in Bear Country
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 spending time in bear country requires preparation and mindfulness to reduce the possibility of an encounter of your own.
The Enormity of it All
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 back into the sea behind us.
Traditional Archery: Breaking Down the Gear
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 designer in the hunting industry who doesn’t actually hunt themselves. This is paired with a strong feedback loop from us, their customers because season after season we truly put things to the test.
Traditional Archery: How it’s all Getting Started.
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 experiences and commit them to memory, just as we do our successes and moments of rapture in the wilderness.
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 […]
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 […]