YUP, a Kifaru "Gun Bearer" strapped to, an EXO Pack, has got OUR Family, far back, in the Woods/ Mtn's ( with Hands FREE to use, Trekking Poles ! ).
Three Elk shot, using, Wood Hunter Specialties, Stix, in our Family ! NO Bipod necessary, to 400 Yards,.. just strap the Stix on, the Pack !
Two Elk shot from, sitting Positions, in Northern Arizona & Idaho and One shot from Kneeling position, a few Days ago, in the Idaho mountains.
My Grandson carries his New Savage, 6.5 PRC in, a Gun Bearer, W/ his EXO pack and shot, a nice, 4 X 3 Mule Deer at 268 yards over H-S "Stix" from the kneeling position,... THIS combo, works well for, OUR style of, Hunting !
My son carried, 110 Pounds of, Elk meat ( 2 Hind quarters and a Front qtr, ) back to the Truck in, the EXO Pack !
The Old guy ( me) only had to carry about, 50 Pounds of Elk meat, plus the 7.5 lb. Rifle, ( in the Kifaru "Gun bearer" ),.. back !