Big Horn Sheep – Successful. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read those words on the Colorado Division of Wildlife website. The entire neighborhood could hear me screaming with excitement.
Now that I had drawn a Bighorn Sheep tag for Southern Colorado, the pressure was on. I immediately called my good friend and outfitter Jeff Chadd with Majestic Mountain Outfitters. He and his team immediately started scouting the area looking for big rams.
The one piece of gear that I knew I needed to upgrade was my backpack. I had been using an original Dana Design Terraplane. As luck had it, I found the Mystery Ranch Backpack facility during a trip to Bozeman, Montana. I was so interested in their products that I stopped by their store in person with my original Dana pack in tow. Mark Seacat did a great job of fitting me for this new NICE Frame and Crew Cab. We compared my original pack to the new pack with weight, comfort, etc. Mark even introduced me to Dana Gleason, the founder of Dana Design and Mystery Ranch. I was only dreaming of loading up my Bighorn Ram onto this pack.
Over the summer, I spent … READ MORE >