first weekend down and no shepp but we saw a 30" ram and 2 ewes. My son-in-law made a shot at him but we under estimated because of the 45* up hill incline. The distance was 524 yards and he hit 2" below his front feet.
On the up side I took my first animal with my new howa ranchland 308. Got a coyote at 372 yards to help out the sheep and deer population.
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...