Suggested Gear

Suggested Gear

weather

Colorado weather changes often, layering is highly recommended. Give the weather ten minutes and it will change. It can go from a blizzard in September to 80 degrees. Please be prepared, it is better to have too much than not enough.

archery

Archery Gear List

**WE REQUIRE THAT YOU WEAR A HUNTER SAFETY SYSTEM. PLEASE PURCHASE ONE AND BRING IT WITH YOU**

  • Hunter safety card (if born after 1949)
  • Proper hunting license and habitat stamp
  • Bow/arrow/release/broadheads
  • Extra bow components
  • Light weight jacket
  • Moisture wicking socks
  • Long sleeve shirts/camo
  • Wool sweater/fleece vest
  • Light weight hunting pants
  • Long underwear/non-cotton
  • T-shirts
  • Binoculars
  • Range finder
  • Warm gloves/hat
  • Face mask or paint
  • Boots (2 pair, waterproof, broken-in)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen, scent free
  • Rain gear, jacket & pants (preferably not nylon)
  • hunting license, ID, pen
  • flashlight/headlamp with extra batteries
  • scent shield/cover scent
rifle

Rifle/Muzzleloader Gear List

  • Muzzleloader/ammo (Colorado law NO sabbots or pelletized powder. Only open sites – NO scopes. Minumum for elk 50 caliber)
  • Rifle and gun-case with sling (Minumum 24 caliber/6mm .30 caliber recommended)
    • Scope caps are highly recommended due to the elements
    • Ammunition: Minumum 85 grain for Elk with impact energy (100 yards) of 1,000 foot pounds as rated by manufacturer.
  • Hunter safety card (if born after 1949)
  • Hunter orange (500 square inches, Hat & vest/jacket, visible above the waist)
  • Proper hunting license and habitat stamp
  • Gun and gun-case with sling (Minumum 24 caliber/6mm .30 caliber recommended)
  • Scope caps are highly recommended due to the elements
  • Ammunition: Minumum 85 grain for Elk with impact energy (100 yards) of 1,000 foot pounds as rated by manufacturer.
  • Warm jacket
  • Moisture wicking socks
  • Long sleeve shirts/camo
  • Wool sweater/fleece vest
  • Warm hunting pants
  • Long underwear/non-cotton
  • T-shirts
  • Binoculars
  • Range finder
  • Warm gloves/hat
  • Boots (2 pair, waterproof, broken-in)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen, scent free
  • Rain gear, jacket & pants (preferably not nylon)
  • hunting license, ID, pen
  • flashlight/headlamp with extra batteries
  • scent shield/cover scent
additional/

Additional/Optional Gear

Toiletries

  • medications/personal items
  • lounge clothing and house shoes
  • Chap Stick
  • Sunscreen

Optional Gear

  • Camera/film/sd card
  • Gaiters
  • small first aid kit
  • lighter
  • water bottle
  • space blanket
  • compass and whistle
  • knife sharpening equipment
  • Day Pack/fanny pack
  • sharp hunting knives
  • several large coolers for transport of game meat

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