Don't know that I've found a better all around cartridge than the 35 Whelen. It's got a lot of reloading options, it's cheap to reload or to buy factory loads, and it works as well as a 338 win mag inside 200 yards with less recoil. If I could could only keep two rifles, it would be my 35 whelen and my 458 Lott.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...