I use the old sandbags for sighting and checking a hunting rifle.
These 1000 yard shooters around here have these elaboate rails that they mount to but, then they are putting 10 rounds in a 10" or smaller target at that range.
I just got back from my elk trip to Colorado and must say that I learned quite a bit about hiking in that one trip. I researched all I could on the internet and thought I was prepared going out. For the most part I was but I want to pass on a few major things I learned that helped me drastically!
1. Pack light. I know this may sound like common sense but believe me. After reading everyone's advice on what you need to pack, chances are your pack will end up weighing more...