I’m often asked “what should I take on an elk hunt” and the answer varies depending on the type of hunt you’re going on. I recently received this excellent, interactive hunting gear checklist from Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Check it out.
Online Interactive Gear Checklist Now Available for Hunters
MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation unveiled an interactive, online gear checklist designed to assist hunters be fully prepared as they head afield.
“This is the quintessential checklist for the elk hunter,” said Steve Decker, RMEF vice president of Marketing. “It can be customized for the rifle hunter or bowhunter and be adjusted according to the length of a hunt.”
The Gear 101 checklist is located on the RMEF website. It allows a user to create an individualized checklist by clicking on one of three options: daytripper, multi-day or outfitted. From there, categories include clothes, food & water, meat care, overnight gear and hunting gear.
Users highlight the tabs most appropriate to their preference, click “download PDF,” and then print that list and use it to prepare for the hunt ahead.
“With all of the latest and greatest gear, so much on our minds before a hunt, I find it critical to have a system to double-check that I don’t forget the smallest of detail,” said Kristy Titus, RMEF Team Elk featured member. “Trust me, I have been on a hunt where someone forgets their tags and has to drive hours home or to the nearest town to pick them up.”
Specific gear from conservation partners who support the RMEF and its mission are included as a benefit for users.
“Our sponsors have years of experience in developing effective, quality products that benefit the elk hunter so it only makes sense that we feature some of those,” added Decker.
About the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: Founded over 30 years ago, fueled by hunters and a membership of more than 205,000 strong, RMEF has conserved more than 6.6 million acres for elk and other wildlife. RMEF also works to open and improve public access, fund and advocate for science-based resource management and ensure the future of America’s hunting heritage. Discover why “Hunting Is Conservation™” atwww.rmef.org or 800-CALL ELK.
Mia Anstine is an outdoor writer, licensed outfitter, hunting guide, life coach, keynote speaker, and range safety officer, firearms instructor, and archery instructor. She is the founder of MAC Outdoors and Host of the MAC Outdoors Podcast.
Mia Anstine strives to encourage others to get outside, hunt, fish, shoot, and survive life with others in a positive way.
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