Texas also has desert bighorns in the western part of the state. Tags are occasionally available through a public draw, but that hasn't happened for two years now. There is one tag/hunt offered in Texas through the "Big Time Hunts" raffle program they do.
There are desert bighorn tags available in Colorado also, but they are limited to residents.
I stand corrected, or confused, or both. South if I-84 is desert-ISH anyway. But now I ask the question - where does the Calif Bighorn fall in the Slam? Or does it? And my second question: Tim - what will you be chasing this year? Have you latched onto another sheep tag?
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...