Category Archives: Gear Reviews

Stone Glacier Solo Pack Review

Stone Glacier Pack – Solo I had been keeping my eye on Stone Glacier since the gear guys at Pro-Lite Gear in Bozeman had raved about the strength to weight ratio of Kurt Racicot’s design.  I had been hunting out … Continue reading

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Schnees’ Granite Mountain Boot – Rockin the high country

Schnee’s Granite Mountain Boot This is a review of a remarkable pair of mountain boots. But indulge me for a moment because this story starts back in 2006 with a phone call to the then fledgling hunting apparel company Sitka … Continue reading

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Barnes Vor-Tx .308 150 Gn TTSX – Kimber’s Mountain Ascent eats em up

I was in my favorite gun shop in Montana, Shedhorn Sports in Ennis a few weeks ago checking out the racks of guns. Unlike most places that carry guns anymore, Shedhorn has over 1200 guns in stock, including a huge selection of … Continue reading

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Stone Glacier Pack System – Solo

It was the summer of 2008 when I dropped into Mystery Ranch in Bozeman to look at a pack system that would meet my needs for  hauling a lot of weight out of the backcountry. Mark Seacat and Andrew Crow were both … Continue reading

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Finally got it ! Reviewing the Kimber Mountain Ascent Rifle – .308 Winchester

Back in the spring of 2012 I read a review of Kimber’s newest rifle in the 84M line, the “Mountain Ascent”.  Kimber revealed the new rifle at the 2012 SHOT show to rave reviews. I was intrigued with the idea of an … Continue reading

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