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Old 11-08-2008, 01:45 AM
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Re: What's the longest you stayed out ?

I did 11 days in the Frank Church in 2003. Used kelty pack and bag, homemade tent and foam pad, mountain house, oatmeal, elk jerky, purified my own water, had a great trip. Called in a proffessional elk guide twice on that trip...should seen his face, especially the second time.
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Old 11-20-2008, 04:51 PM
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Re: What's the longest you stayed out ?

I was not hunting but mountain climbing in Alaska in 1976. I spent 14 weeks packing in and out while climbing MT. Mckinley

The the second longest I have packed in also was in Alaska when some friends and I built a cabin at Lake Iliamna, Ak . I was there for 10 weeks.

Last year I elk hunted for 21 days.

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Old 11-21-2008, 08:56 PM
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Re: What's the longest you stayed out ?

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I was not hunting but mountain climbing in Alaska in 1976. I spent 14 weeks packing in and out while climbing MT. Mckinley

The the second longest I have packed in also was in Alaska when some friends and I built a cabin at Lake Iliamna, Ak . I was there for 10 weeks.

Last year I elk hunted for 21 days.

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Old 11-26-2008, 08:40 PM
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Re: What's the longest you stayed out ?

Never done any backpack hunting. Hiking though I have done several long trips.

21 days out, 2 11 day trips, and in and out between backcountry and basecamp once for 10 weeks straight.

All hikes in New Mexico and Colorado.
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Old 11-26-2008, 11:42 PM
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Re: What's the longest you stayed out ?

Three Weeks.

Flew into bush, North Island NZ.

Dumped a heap of food and salt etc at air strip. Lived under a fly sheet, no tent.
Did hikes back to airstrip when we run out of Tucker. Ate lots of spuds, Venison, rice, pasta etc. Shot a few trout when the deer were scarce for meat.
Best hunt ever.......... Shot a very good 9 point Sika deer Stag at 40 yards.

Have done about 15 of these trips. Both for myself and as a hunting guide.

Used either a .30-06 Remington classic vintage 1979 I think, loaded with 150gn Nosler soild base projectiles, or a Sako .222 loaded up with 63gn Sierra sp projectiles.

The longest shot was at 450 yards using the .222 and 63gn combination. There was three Sika and I got the lot. I dont think they knew where the bullets were comming from and they may not have herd the shots from that range with a bit of wind blowing.
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Old 01-07-2009, 02:26 PM
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Re: What's the longest you stayed out ?

I did 4 days in Northern Manitoba Moose Hunting. Rained the whole time. I was wet all the time. My gear was wet, cloths wet, pillow wet...wet. I went with a guy from the Yukon so he taught me how to make a fire with wet wood and some other survival skills, it was pretty awesome, but no moose. :(
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Old 01-07-2009, 03:43 PM
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Re: What's the longest you stayed out ?

As stated above on a Mt. climbing trip i stayed out 14 weeks. Clear or snow above tree line. Hunting I stayed 21 days. It was early during bow season and temperature varried from 65-32 degrees. It only rained/snowed once. had some drizzle a couple times.
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