HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED:
1 pair stout waterproof boots
2 pairs long underwear Socks and underwear
2 extra pairs of pants--not more!
2 pairs of gloves
Blaze orange vest and cap toiletries
Hunting knife with sharpener
Camera, sunscreen and chapstick (VERY IMPORTANT)
Warm sleeping bag that is compressible
Towel rifle or bow
Binoculars (good ones!)
Survival kit--compass, matches, fire starter, emergency blanket, etc.
Fanny pack or backpack to carry your gear
(2) 1-quart water bottles--very important to avoid dehydration
Collapsible meat saw (very important to field-dress an elk)
Game bags for 4 quarters of meat (remember, deer-sized bags hold only one quarter)
3 shirts and undershirts (we recommend polypropylene and wool-NOT cotton)
Pack-in camp allows 65 lbs. – 1 duffel bag, Army type, with 1 stuff sleeping bag and that includes your food. You can wear your back pack when you pack in.