How big is the bank? Cabelas has the Scout 1000 ARC combo and the Out and Back combo. Scout combo is the 1000 arc with 10x42 binos, a knife and Bone Collector dvd. The Out and Back combo is the 1000 arc, 10x42 binos and Trackback GPS/Digital compass. Plus you get a mail in offer for a 1/4-zip fleece pullover with either offer. And no, I don't work for Cabelas.
So you've booked an outfitted hunt this year. And you're going to get to ride horses into the mountains to save your legs and your back.
I've met lots of guys who've been in this same situation. They figure, "heck, how hard can it be?" But, I assure you, if you don't learn to get along with your mount for the week, it's going to be a bumpy, scary, noisy, and life threatening experience.
First, let's start with the horse itself. A horse trained under western style has 4 gears. The walk, trot,...