Anywhere from a few hundred up to many thousands. It depends on what type of hunt you want. Want to hunt on private land, staying at night in a first-class lodge, with a one-on-one guide? Plan on spending $15,000 or more for a hunt like that.
Willing to hunt public land, sleep in a tent, and hunt on your own? Well then it will only cost you for transportation and the license. In Colorado the license is $250 for a cow or $490 for a bull.
Something in between these extremes will, of course, cost something in between.
As the allure of hunting big whitetails becomes more and more a passion for many, we are finding that the recent (historically speaking) popularity of hunting deer from a tree stand is becoming the way to do it. I'll make no statement either for or against that technique here. This will be simply an essay on what I feel are some outstanding rifles for tree stand use.
Before we go even one more step, let's all remember that safety is first and foremost for anyone wanting to hunt...