Im planning my long awaited Elk hunt for next fall and needed some basic field knowledge.
I have a couple areas picked out in the idaho mountains.
Elevation is around 7000 to 8500
The hunt will take place in late September
I want to set up camp so I can hunt in different directions as needed. I want my camp to be far enough away to not pressure the hunt areas. Campfire smoke, human voice, simply human presence.
My thoughts now are do i need to be in low elevation , so camp is not so exposed to the elements. Or can a guy get away with camp at a high elevation (vantage point) , not freeze at night, and not have to climb the mountain each day to get a vantage point?
What are your thoughts on making myself "not present" to the elk herd.