Jul 15

Remi, big fan! Headed to CO this year for my first Elk hunt. What hunting pack do you recommend for gear, my bow, & hopefully a ton of meat?


I have been using the Stone Glacier packs the past few years and have really enjoyed them. They have a cool load shelf feature where the bag pulls away and you can load meat between the frame and bag. This is awesome for packing out. As for size I like the stone glacier sky 5900. I also have the lid on it as well. The solo pack is great as well if you do more day hunts or short pack in trips. It is a little lighter.

Awesome, I’ll check them out. Thank you sir.

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