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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

Mar 31, 2019

Prompted by a question from Alaska listener @michaelaanavi, this episode dives into combating the affects of middle-age loss of fitness, as well as injury management and prevention. Simple but effective exercise regimens and specific types of relevant strength training are discussed, as well as dieting and...

Mar 29, 2019

Host Joseph von Benedikt and guest Joe Kennedy discuss top gear choices for rigorous backcountry hunts in challenging terrain and weather conditions. Boots, raingear, sleeping bags, knives, and more.

Mar 25, 2019

An interview with Courtney Denham (CEO) and Mark Denham (GM) of Outdoorsman Tripods & Hunting Packs and Wilderness Athlete. We discuss supplements, health, and training for backcountry work, then take a close look at the Outdoorsman brand of bar-setting tripods and packs for backpack/backcountry hunting. 

Mar 22, 2019

This episode goes deep into the realm of how bullets kill, how they respond to impact with muscle, bone, and vitals, and the various theories of optimum terminal bullet performance. The "shot placement is everything" mantra is debunked. Big game bullets that offer outstanding performance are detailed. 


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Mar 18, 2019

This episode with Hornady's PR guru Neal Emery re-lives our gruelingly hard, gloriously successful drop-camp, DIY Alaska moose hunt. We discuss planning and hunting strategies, bush pilots, rifle and ammo choices, and packs. Plus we touch on whittling gear down to the 55-pound weight allowance that fits into a Super...