Have you considered the Leica Geovids. They are the be all of binocular/rangefinders.
I haven't looked at anything yet, wanna get some leads before going out to look. When I went shed hunting, the guy we were with had a nice pair of swarovski's, but I imagine those were in the 600-800 range which I'm only looking to spend 200-300
yes i agree with scott. i just bought a bushnell yardage pro legend and am very happy with it . i kept my binos also, but now i dont think i'll be needing them. the yardage pro legend and scouts are just one eye operated and have a 6x magnafication. did some scanning today out to 500 yards and had no problems at all. that little red fox looked pretty clear to me!
First of all, if you haven't gone winter backpacking, it needs to happen in the near future. It puts a very unique twist on the summer version of the activity. Yes, it's cold but it's nothing that being prepared can't remedy. Beyond it's therapeutic and recreational value, I think it is a very good tool for the big game hunter as well. I don't think that you can spend too much time getting to know the ins and outs of the area that you hunt. And there is no better way to gain experience in...