I have put in for a unit 24 archery draw in Co. I was wondering if anyone has hunted with Ripple Creek Outfitters and Lodge. Trying to kill my first elk and didnt know if this was a good way to accomplish that goal. Thanks for any info!
Haven't hunted with them but contacted them about lodging. They returned my call and said they only rent cabins to their hunters. He was extremely helpful, giving me information on other cabins in the area. We are staying a little further up the road in the flattops wilderness at Trappers lake lodge. They also have horses, guides and a restaurant. We have done a lot of elk hunting but this is the first time in this area. Good Luck!
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,...