The High Country is perhaps the most iconic Western Hunting terrain we all think about when day dreaming about hunting the west. The High Country is typically a rugged & remote place to hunt, which takes the adventure to a whole new level. Being prepared, while still remaining mobile & light weight are issues the High Country provides.
Brady Miller, very successful High Country bowhunter & Digital Content Manager at goHUNT.com, joins Jay on the podcast to discuss what he is taking in his BackPack on his upcoming Nevada High Country Archery Mule Deer hunt. Brady discusses the necessary gear he takes to survive & successfully hunt in the backcountry.
Check-out this short film of Brady Miller hunting the High Country last year:
Brady discusses not only what is in High Country Backpack with Jay, but also numerous other topics:
- Why he weighs every piece of gear & puts it in a spreadsheet
- Why he carrys 3 pairs of optics for High Country Mule Deer
- Why he likes single man tents vs two man
- Why he uses Titanium gear when possible
- Using Trekking poles with your tent
- Thought process on using a 30 degree sleeping bag
- How do you find an area to hunt in the High Country
- Looking for Snowfields using Google Earth’s Timeline Slider
- Using Panorama Pics from hikers to confirm area
- Why elk will mess up your mule deer stalks
- How long he waits for a buck to be bedded before stalking
- Why some High Country mule deer bed in the sun
Tap here Episode #172-173 to listen to this 2 part series on iTunes!