this is a good site to learn what the topo maps can tell you, i use arieals quite a bit, take them when you walk around, you will soon learn to tell where the swamps/hardwoods look like from the air, i use them here in florida alot, we have lots of pines, so i look for where the hardwood patches are, such as oaks. hope this helps. happy hunting
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,...