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Backcountry Hunting Podcast

May 27, 2022

Recorded in the backcountry, this episode is the story of an epic bear hunt. Custom knife maker Evan Siembida came West to hunt Idaho's vast remote country with host Joseph von Benedikt, and after a series of setbacks and challenges, took a magnificent color-phase boar with his new Browning X-Bolt in 6.8 Western. 


May 20, 2022

Featuring guest Tim Lesser of Leupold, this episode takes us backstage with America's favorite riflescope company. Tim guides us through the fascinating origin story of Leupold, reveals the driving passion behind the R&D team, and details the rigorous testing the engineering team puts every new optic through.


May 13, 2022

This episode takes a deep dive into how to learn and practice shooting skills that will make you a backcountry deal-closer at the moment of truth. 

With the objective defined as the ability to place a bullet precisely into the vitals under challenging conditions, we address: 

  • Reading the lay of the land as you set up...

May 6, 2022

This episode, we're joined by gunwriting legend Ron Spomer. A mountain-country hunter by choice, Ron shares his favorite shooting equipment for hunting gnarly, steep backcountry settings. We talk ultralight rifles, cartridges that suit them, and bullets that are versatile across a spectrum of western big game. Ron hosts...