I used to hunt there years ago. We saw the most activity closer to the top of the mountain on south slopes. There is also a section of State Trust Land to the north and we have seen really good sign over there for both deer and elk. We stopped hunting there just becuase the elk were scatter out pretty good. We also ran into alot of muzzleloader hunter when theie season started. I have wanted to start going back as it is close to home, just wish there was more elk there.
Ya being close to home is nice since I can't get the time off to go on a week long hunt. We hunt it simply because we're building points and its great practice for when I get my big hunt. We saw elk between clear cuts last year but we waited till the last weekend to try to hunt Bull Mountain.
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...