Headed out for my rifle elk hunt in unit 7 and 8. Hope we see some elk!
Best of luck to you! We were up there for 2nd rifle season and did not see a darn thing, just some old sign. Of the hunters that were in the area, we only heard of one who took a cow opening morning. Talking with the lady at the hardware store in Red Feather, she said she had not heard of anyone having much luck this year.
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...