I went out behind mud lake WMA in eastern idaho the other day and there were more rabbits out there than i have ever seen before. We just cruised down the road in the evening and were stopping every hundred yards or so to chase the critters. There were a lot of big black ears too.
Rabbits come in cycles that peak every 6 years or so; the populations sky rocket then they recede to a low point and begin to climb until they max out again. This could be why you saw all those rabbits.
same here except we only have snow shoes and varying but there are tonnes every night there is a certain road you drive down it and they are all over the road i guess they like something on the roads and the grass along the edges they sit there and picl at it all night.
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...