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Prep Now for Your Backcountry Hunts!

With early archery seasons coming in August, Karen Mehall Phillips decided it was time to get serious are her preparation. The result? A trip to Magpul's Backcountry Hunter's course in Yakima, Wash.

Know Your Limits!

Whether you're hunting from a blind or climbing the steepest slope for your state's archery opener, step one is to test and verify your limits by practicing and pushing your limits.

6 Tips for Your Backcountry Bowhunt

Scan these tent and sleeping bag selection tips as you plan this season's backcountry bowhunting adventure.

3 Reasons to Pack a Seat on Backcountry Bowhunts

As you try and trim weight from your heavy backpack, don't let your seat be one of the items you sacrifice on that backcountry hunt!

Knowing Your Limitations in the Backcountry

Knowing personal limitations comes with experience and exposure. What can you do to ensure you know the ins and outs of your own abilities? Caylen Wojcik offers a little advice on the matter.

Magpul Train, Coming Through

Every hunter questions her limits when tackling the backcountry. But when you’re pursuing that trophy of a lifetime, there comes a time when you must believe in yourself and handle what comes your way—because you trained for it.

A Backpack Hunter’s Must-Have Equipment List

Karen Mehall Phillips had the chance to train for a grueling backcountry hunt at Magpul's inaugural Backcountry Hunter's Course. One of the first things she learned was precisely what any backpacking hunter will want to have on hand at all times.

Traditions Introduces Vortek StrikerFire Backcountry

Traditions is expanding its signature Vortek StrikerFire line, with the addition of the new Backcountry model.

First Look: Kimber Camp Guard 10mm

The backcountry can be a dangerous place—and it's not easy to always have your rifle within reach. A powerful sidearm can pay dividends, especially if you find yourself on the wrong side of the probability curve and run into trouble. The Kimber Camp Guard has been designed to fill that niche. Here are five things you need to know.

Carry Guns for Hunters

Even though we often have a rifle, shotgun or bow with us, it’s a very good idea for hunters to carry a handgun. It’s a dangerous world out there and a responsible person hopes for the best, but prepares for the worst.

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