Timberwolf Mountain

Be the Rookie: Elk Camp!

For me, hunting started small, then grew, and now I'm totally hooked. Growing up in North Idaho, I had a small amount of exposure to hunting just f...
alpen monocular 8x25

Alpen 8×25 Model 120 Monocular Review

I'm a fan of the monocular form factor because a monocular is small and light. If you have one, there's never a reason to leave it behind, so you can ...
top of mount cramer

Weekend Peak Bagging: Mount Cramer

We left Boise on a Friday after work, headed for the summit of Mount Cramer in the Sawtooth National Forest. At 10,716 feet, it's the second highest p...
alpen shasta ridge binoculars

Alpen Shasta Ridge Binocular Review

The Alpen Shasta Ridge 10x42 binocular uses high-quality BAK4 glass and is fully multicoated for excellent optical clarity. A good pair of binocul...
backpacking gear gift guide

11 More Best Gifts for Backpackers

We had such a good time nailing down the 10 Best Gifts for Backpackers we just couldn't stop. Here's 11 more great gifts for backpackers -- and hikers...
backpacking gear gift guide

10 Best Gifts for Backpackers

You need gear to go backpacking, and backpackers need gifts, so here's the 10 best gifts for backpackers. Location of the photo? Ship Island Lake. ...