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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

Feb 24, 2023

This episode we're joined by Stone Glacier founder and lead product designer Kurt Racicot, who's a passionate backcountry hunter. A past Alaska resident for a dozen years, Kurt hunted and shot several mountain goats and dall sheep on solo adventures, as well as moose and bear and caribou, before moving home to...

Feb 17, 2023

What's all the froth and fervor over modern cartridges? Should we really discard the old tried-and-true classics? Sometimes, perhaps. Often, absolutely not. 

This episode takes a deep dive into the pros & cons of modern, cutting-edge cartridges versus classic, proven cartridges. 

We discuss:

  • Cutting-edge bullets
  • Ammo...

Feb 10, 2023

Ever hunted in negative 25 degree (C) temps, on 11-foot cross-country skis? Rob Gearing, founder of Spartan Precision Equipment has, and in this episode he shares his most recent adventures. Frostbitten fingertips were the least of the damage; Rob actually experienced frostbite in his shooting eye. Several times he had...

Feb 3, 2023

This episode dives into the often-daunting task of preparing to hunt Out West. For folks coming from low-elevation flatland, here's a guide on the whole shootin' match: 

  • Mental prep
  • Physical prep
  • Handling high altitudes
  • Differences from hunting whitetails
  • How to handle hunter pressure
  • How to find and hunt wary,...