Hunt Prep

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Your degree of success in your sheep hunt directly correlates with your degree of physical and mental preparation.

Make sure you develop a plan for getting in “Sheep Shape” including:

– A strong cardio workout at least 3 times a week

– Back strength training (squats, leg press)

– Various hikes with your hiking boots, backpack, and gear

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What to Bring Gear List

DALL SHEEP HUNT 2017/2018
(3 total pieces of baggage)

  • Recommended Baggage Backpack Loaded with all gear inside in small roll-top bags or large ziplocs for ease of unpacking into airplane
  • Hard Sided, Lockable Gun Case + Soft Rifle Sleeve (for use in small airplane)
  • One Small Duffel bag for additional personal gear

Rifle (6mm or larger sighted in for 300+ yards)
Ammunition (2 Boxes) 130-150+ gr.
Scope Cover or Lens Caps
Solo HNTR Gun Cover

Leather Hiking Boots (broke in properly and freshly treated with waterproofing cream)
-Crispi Nevada GTX or Hunter GTX
-Schnee’s Granite
-Lowa Sheep Hunter
-Kenetrek Mountain
-Zamberlan Guide 960

Gaiters
-Sitka Stormfront
-KUIU Yukon
-Outdoor Research Crocodiles

Frame Backpack
-KUIU Icon Pro 5200
-Mystery Ranch Metcalf
-Barney’s Sport Chalet Hunter External

Sleeping Bag (Lightweight with Treated Down or Synthetic, 0 deg or 15 deg. recommended)
-KUIU Super Down 15 deg
-Western Mountaineering
Waterproof Compression Storage Bag for sleeping bag
Lightweight Sleeping Pad
-Big Agnes Lightweight Insulated Pad
-Thermarest NeoAir XLite

Binoculars (10×42 or 8×42 recommended)
Binocular Harness or lens covers
-KUIU Bino Harness
-FHF Gear Bino Harness
-Marsupial Gear Bino Pack
-Sitka Bino Bivy
Spotting Scope and Small Tripod (Optional, your guide will have his as well)
Rangefinder (If there’s a specific model you use with your rifle. Your guide will have his as well.)

Merino Wool Socks (4 Pair)
Thin Synthetic Sock Liners (3 Pair)
Underwear (3 Pair)
Lightweight Long John Top (2)
-KUIU Merino 185
-Sitka Core Zip-T
Lightweight Long John Bottom (2)
-KUIU Merino 185
-Sitka Merino Bottom
Lightweight Long Sleeve Shirt (1)
-KUIU Peloton 200 Zip-T
-Sitka Merino Zip-T
Lightweight Pant (wear one and bring one with a belt)
-KUIU Attack or Alpine Pant
-Sitka Mountain or Timberline Pant
Lightweight Jacket
-KUIU Guide DCS
-Sitka Jetstream Lite
Lightweight Insulating Puffy Jacket
-KUIU Super-Down ULTRA Hooded Jacket
-Sitka Kelvin Down Hoody
Lightweight Insulating Puffy Pants
-KUIU Super-Down OR Kenai Pant
-Sitka Kelvin Down Pants
Lightweight Rain Gear (Jacket and Pants)
-KUIU Chugach NX
-Sitka Stormfront
Lightweight Gloves
-KUIU Merino Glove
-Sitka Core Glove
Waterproof Outer Shell Glove
-KUIU Yukon Glove
-Sitka Mountain Glove
Balaclava
-KUIU Peloton 200
-Sitka Core
Beanie
-KUIU Peloton 240
-Sitka Jetstream
Baseball Cap

Camp Shoes (I recommend a lightweight pair of hiking boots/backup boots)
Sunglasses

Head Lamp Flashlight & Extra Batteries
-Petzel Tikka XP
Toothbrush & Paste
Medicines and Personal Items
(2) Quart Water Bottles
Hydration Bag Hoser
(optional)
-Platypus
Sport Drink Mixes & Candy Bars (Your Favorites or Preference)
Digital Camera & SD Cards
Pocket Knife
-Havalon Stag and/or Leatherman
(2) Walking Sticks
-Leki Micro-Vario Carbon
-Black Diamond Trekking

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What to Bring Gear List

ARCTIC GRIZZLY BEAR HUNT 2017/2018
(3 total pieces of baggage)

  • Recommended Baggage Backpack Loaded with all gear inside in small roll-top bags or large ziplocs for ease of unpacking into airplane
  • Hard Sided, Lockable Gun Case + Soft Rifle Sleeve (for use in small airplane)
  • One Small Duffel bag for additional personal gear

Rifle (.300 or larger sighted in for 200-300 yards)
Ammunition (2 Boxes) 170+ gr.
Scope Cover or Lens Caps
Solo HNTR Gun Cover

Leather Hiking Boots (broke in properly and freshly treated with waterproofing cream)
-Crispi Nevada GTX or Hunter GTX
-Schnee’s Granite
-Lowa Sheep Hunter
-Kenetrek Mountain
-Zamberlan Guide 960

Breathable Waist High or Chest Waders with stockingfoot
-Simms G3 Guide
Wading Boots
-Simms G3 Guide Boot

Gaiters
-Sitka Stormfront
-KUIU Yukon
-Outdoor Research Crocodiles

Frame Backpack
-KUIU Icon Pro 5200
-Mystery Ranch Metcalf
-Barney’s Sport Chalet Hunter External

Sleeping Bag (Lightweight with Treated Down or Synthetic, 0 deg or 15 deg. recommended)
-KUIU Super Down 15 deg
-Western Mountaineering
Waterproof Compression Storage Bag for sleeping bag
Lightweight Sleeping Pad
-Big Agnes Lightweight Insulated Pad
-Thermarest NeoAir XLite

Binoculars (10×42 or 8×42 recommended)
Binocular Harness or lens covers
-KUIU Bino Harness
-FHF Gear Bino Harness
-Marsupial Gear Bino Pack
-Sitka Bino Bivy
Spotting Scope and Small Tripod (Optional, your guide will have his as well)
Rangefinder (If there’s a specific model you use with your rifle. Your guide will have his as well.)

Merino Wool Socks (4 Pair)
Underwear (3 Pair)
Lightweight Long John Top (2)
-KUIU Merino 185
-Sitka Core Zip-T
Lightweight Long John Bottom (2)
-KUIU Merino 185
-Sitka Merino Bottom
Lightweight Long Sleeve Shirt (1)
-KUIU Peloton 200 Zip-T
-Sitka Merino Zip-T
Hunting Pant (wear one and bring one with a belt)
-KUIU Guide or Chinook Pant
-Sitka Mountain or Timberline Pant
Lightweight Jacket
-KUIU Guide DCS
-Sitka Jetstream Lite
Insulating Lightweight Jacket
-KUIU Kenai Jacket
Insulating Puffy Jacket
-KUIU Super-Down ULTRA Hooded Jacket
-Sitka Kelvin Down Hoody
Insulating Puffy Pants
-KUIU Super-Down OR Kenai Pant
-Sitka Kelvin Down Pants
Lightweight Rain Gear (Jacket and Pants)
-KUIU Chugach NX
-Sitka Stormfront
Lightweight Gloves
-KUIU Merino Glove
-Sitka Core Glove
Waterproof Outer Shell Glove
-KUIU Yukon Glove
-Sitka Mountain Glove
Balaclava
-KUIU Peloton 200
-Sitka Core
Beanie
-KUIU Peloton 240
-Sitka Jetstream
Mosquito Head Net
Baseball Cap

Camp Shoes (I recommend a lightweight pair of hiking boots/backup boots) 
Sunglasses

Head Lamp Flashlight & Extra Batteries
-Petzel Tikka XP
Toothbrush & Paste
Medicines and Personal Items
(2) Quart Water Bottles
Hydration Bag Hoser
(optional)
-Platypus
Sport Drink Mixes & Candy Bars (Your Favorites or Preference)
Digital Camera & SD Cards
Pocket Knife
-Havalon Stag and/or Leatherman
(2) Walking Sticks
-Leki Micro-Vario Carbon
-Black Diamond Trekking