Backpack hunting is a great way to explore the outdoors and experience the thrill of hunting in remote areas. But before you set out on your adventure, it’s important to have the right gear. In this article, we’ll go over the essential gear you’ll need for a successful backpack hunt.
Pack: Kifaru 44 Mag
Your backpack is your lifeline during a backpack hunt. You need a pack that can hold all your gear and withstand the rigors of the hunt. The Kifaru 44 Mag is a great option for a backpack hunt. It’s lightweight, durable, and has plenty of pockets for organizing your gear.
Water Filtration System: Dirty Water Bladder Filter 1-Gallon Gravity Walter Filtration System and Clean Water Bladder 1-Gallon
Water is essential for any backpack hunt, but carrying enough water for an extended hunt can be a challenge. A water filtration system is a must-have for any backpack hunt. The Dirty Water Bladder Filter 1-Gallon Gravity Walter Filtration System and Clean Water Bladder 1-Gallon are excellent choices. They are lightweight and easy to use, and they provide you with clean drinking water no matter where you are.
Shelter & Sleeping: Model, Hammock and Rigging, Kelty 20 degree Bag, Klymit Insulated Static V
A good night’s sleep is crucial for a successful hunt. You’ll need a comfortable sleeping bag, a sleeping pad, and a shelter to protect you from the elements. The Kelty 20 degree Bag and Klymit Insulated Static V are excellent choices for a sleeping bag and sleeping pad, respectively. For shelter, a hammock and rigging system like the Grand Trunk Single is a great option.
Cooking & Drinking: Model, MSR Reactor, Light My Fire Sprok, Aquamira Water Treatment 1oz, Sawyer Water Filtration Bottle
You’ll need to bring cooking and drinking equipment with you on your backpack hunt. The MSR Reactor stove is a reliable and efficient stove that can boil water quickly. The Light My Fire Sprok is a versatile utensil that can be used for cooking and eating. The Aquamira Water Treatment 1oz and Sawyer Water Filtration Bottle are backup options for water filtration.
Food/Trash Hangbag: Sea to Summit Dry Bag
You’ll need a place to store your food and trash. A Sea to Summit Dry Bag is an excellent choice for this purpose. It’s waterproof and durable, and it can be hung from a tree to keep your food away from animals.
Clothes: Model, Merino Socks x 5, Merino x 3, Icebreaker Merino 260 Zone 3/4 Leggings, Icebreaker Merino 260 Zone Top, First Lite Uncompahgre Puffy, Polartec Heavyweight Bottoms, Cablea’s Gortex Rain Gear, First Lite Merino Beanie, Kuiu Kenai Jacket, First Lite North Branch Jacket, Merino Fingerless Gloves, Hanwag Alverston II, First Lite Llano QZ, Sitka Grinder Pants
The right clothing is essential for a backpack hunt. You’ll need clothes that are comfortable, durable, and able to withstand the elements. Merino socks, underwear, leggings, and a base top are great options for your base layer. The First Lite Uncompahgre Puffy and Polartec Heavyweight Bottoms will keep you warm on cold days, while Cablea’s Gortex Rain Gear will protect you from rain. A beanie like the First Lite Merino Beanie, a jacket like the Kuiu Kenai Jacket or First Lite North Branch Jacket, gloves like Merino Fingerless Gloves, and boots