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Eastmans’ Gear Lab: Backcountry Sleeping Pads

Big Agnes Q-Core Deluxe Brandon Mason Big Agnes is a name synonymous with quality backpacking gear and has been for a long time. Their line of sleeping bags, pads and tents is nothing short of impressive. The Q-Core sleeping pad line is full of options, including the insulated deluxe option. …

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The Apex System- New From Sitka!

Bowhunter Ike Eastman reviews the latest release from Sitka Gear, the Apex system. The Apex Hoody and Pant are purpose built for big game hunting when mornings are cool, but weather is still warm and mild. Combining Merino wool and poly-blend fabrics, these camo pieces are durable without sacrificing moisture …

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How To: Clean Down Sleeping Bags

Backcountry hiker and hunter Dan Pickar shares his favorite method to wash a dirty down sleeping bag. Sleeping bags filled with down require extra care to make sure they last a lifetime. Using the right laundry detergent and washing machine can make all the difference. Protect your investment and get …

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Eastmans’ Gear Lab: Water Purification

Dehydration is a state of existence that many in the hunting world find themselves in by accident. In the name of being conservative many backpack hunters forego getting enough water and act like nothing’s wrong for a few days while the mild headaches set in. Don’t do it, there is …

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Beyond The Grid: Mountain Monarch

Take to Wyoming’s public land with bowhunter Dan Pickar on a DIY backcountry mule deer hunt on this episode of Beyond the Grid. Pickar is bowhunting a new area in hopes of turning up a high country velvet buck. After two hard winters, Pickar is pleasantly surprised by the velvet …

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The Off Grid Food Co. Giveaway

Fill out the form below for your chance to win one of three packages of food valued at $100.00 a piece! Off Grid Food Co. has launched new entree meals as well as some new breakfast offerings to make the backcountry more comfortable! Sign up and visit Off Grid Food …

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Guy’s Trashy Nontypical Colorado Bull!

Guy Eastman hunts a nontypical Colorado bull elk. Antler growth is very strong after a wet spring in the region making for great fall hunting opportunity. Fall rain showers add to the advantage creating the perfect conditions for stalking and hunting elk. Follow along as Guy harvests one of his …

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Wolf! Up-Close Encounter

Hunter Zach Evans is surprised by a Wyoming wolf while bowhunting for elk. The wolf comes within a few yards of Evans! Luckily Evans is ready with bear spray in hand. Read the entire story in Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal!

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