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Backcountry, Burros, Elk Hunting, First Elk, Hunting Gear, Hunting Panniers, Hunting Skills, Outdoor Skills, Outdoors, Pack Animal, Packing Equipment, Rocky Mountains, Saddling -

Some people seem to have the ability to do a number of things and do them well. These folks are successful in their careers, relationships, hobbies, and seem to be happy and live meaningful lives. Would you consider these people lucky? Along those same lines, why are some sportsmen able to consistently harvest game? I have heard many people say that hunting is 10% skill and 90% luck. After all, you can’t catch fish if they aren’t biting and you can’t shoot an elk in the backcountry if you don’t see any. So when a hunter kills an animal or...

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American Made, Backcountry, Burros, Camping, Donkey, Equine Riding, Outdoor Gear, Pack Animals, Pack Equipment, Packing Equipment, Panniers, Steve Edwards -

I believe all things happen for a reason and the people we come in contact with have influence on our lives and us on theirs. Sometimes life circumstances change and with those changes come new friends and new experiences. Things you may never have thought of can suddenly become a reality. After all, I had no real idea of what direction my life would take after I retired from the military. I retired in April 2014 after almost 25 years of dedicated service. While most folks have a pretty solid plan for life after military retirement, mine was still kind...

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