• Montana Hunting License
  • Light Coat
  • Heavy Wool Coat (wool is our favorite fabric)
  • Wool Pants
  • Well Broke-in Hiking Boots
  • Insulated Pack Boots
  • Personal Toiletries, Including Washcloth & Towel
  • Mittens & Gloves
  • Orange Hunting Vest (cloth, not nylon-400 Sq. In.)
  • Wool Cap
  • Binoculars
  • Flashlight & Batteries
  • Water Bottle
  • Sleeping Bag (good to 0 degrees for backcountry)
  • Camera
  • Waterproof Matches
  • 2 Boxes of Shells – Please PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE Small Day Pack – Please do not bring a bulky pack and expect to carry it on your horse. You will have saddle bags. It is best to bring very little and stay mobile. It is more important to be able to jump off your horse and be ready to shoot.

THE BEST “GIMMICK” TO GETTING AN ELK: BE IN THE BEST SHAPE, BE ABLE TO SHOOT YOUR RIFLE, WITH AND WITHOUT A REST, HAVE A POSITIVE ATTITUDE & BE PREPARED TO ENJOY YOUR ELK HUNT!

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