With all the leaf changing, autumn colors unfolding, bright orange hunting vests and elk bugling it has been hard to find time to write. How about a picture instead. About Step Outdoors, LLC Step Outdoors wants you to go outside and we lead individually inspired one foot in front of the other adventure pursuits to [...]
I remember the first time I looked through a pair of binoculars … a good pair of optics. Literally, in a few moments of glassing the hills I knew I would need a pair of these for no other reason than they were damn cool. The clearness of images at dusk, both near and far, [...]
By Willie Swanda, Here it comes, wolves in Colorado. Even if you do not hunt in Colorado and you are a sportsmen you understand the impact that this will have on Colorados Big Game and future hunting. So, if you really care here is the call, the call is The Wolves are coming, The Wolves [...]
The 6X6 elk was shot by Jose from Santa Teresa New Mexico during the 3rd rifle season just north of Sportsman’s Campground & Mountain Cabins.
Hunting season is wrapping up for 2011, but Mark Aragon made sure he got his elk for the season!
The following is a somewhat true, maybe snippets of a somewhat exaggerated recounting of my experience as a hiker gone hunting. Background. It was over thirty years ago that I spent a day out with an elder neighbor friend with the plan of going bunny hunting. What I remember is that I didn’t particularly like [...]
Day Two. No time for coffee or tea. Shove in some oatmeal and pull on the same clothes as yesterday with the one extra layer I’d wished I’d had last night. The sun is still hours from rising but we have to find our spot before the elk can spot us. Yesterday, I’d learned that, [...]
Day Five. Leaving the house early, it was a 45-minute drive to the pull-over I wanted to stop. This was my third choice of where I considered the elk would be found in the midst of rifle season. Alone, and armed only with a camera, the frozen grass shared my foot prints with anyone who [...]
While cooking dinner this evening I realized that over the past many months each evening’s dinner has been prepared more often on a backpacking stove than at home in my kitchen. My tent has been put up and taken down with greater frequency than washing my flannel sheets. My two-person tent has become a condo [...]
Some elk seem to be at lower elevation for the time of season, a hint to hunters in the area. Watch here for updates as the hunt progresses. The Big Game Rifle Seasons in the San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado will be starting in October. All of Pagosa Country and the Adventure Guide will [...]