Elk Camp ~ Part Two

After making the 2 day journey by truck to Colorado, the real work begins after we arrive.  Packing in is a huge process that requires the same amount of care and consideration no matter if you are going 2 miles or 20 miles.  The packs must all be weighed and even, they must be secure…

Hot Breakfast on the Mountain

As y’all know, my darling family and I are in hot pursuit of a bull elk at this moment.  Prior to leaving for Colorful Colorado I prepare by making and freezing large amounts of food.  Cooking in a Dutch oven over an open fire, while romantic, is not exactly practical.  Last year I manged to…

Wapiti

Every year, during the latter part of October, my family makes the 17 hour journey to the state of Colorado in hot pursuit of the wapiti.  Not only do we take ourselves, we take a friend or two plus 6 horses, 2 canvas wall tents, 2 wood burning stoves, as many coolers are we can…