I read it, i thought it was ok, probably my least favorite of all the eastman published books though. mike's book on high country mule deer was a little i better i thought. i would say my favorite eastman book is the one hiker mentioned by David Long. i also really enjoyed Cameron Hanes' backcountry bowhunting:a guide to the wild side.
The cameron hanes book has a good section on elk if you're into bow hunting, i've also read a section of "Elk hunting 101" by Jay Houston. It's not too bad, might be worth checking out. it's not an eastman book but still..
The Eastmans, as a whole are probably the most exsperianced and knowledgeable family there is when it comes to fair chase and public land hunting there is.
Davids book is another must have. If your thing is fair chase public land hunting, which most hunters are especially public land hunting everything they write or tape is worth a look.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...