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This is a 1:1 fully guided 7 day hunt. This is a great hunt for those who prefer traditional backcountry sheep hunting. Hunter will stay at a spike camp in the mountains and hunt daily from there. These areas hold big rams averaging 160-180" Boone and Crocket. Hunter should be prepared for heavy backcountry hiking. This is a draw only hunt. Successful draw requires max points for many areas. Many of these hunts are preformed in wilderness areas where vehicle travel is prohibited. Depending on the unit drawn, sheep can see a lot of pressure, pushing sheep to isolated areas in very rough terrain. Options to use horses may be possible depending on what unit is drawn with no extra charge.
- Species: Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
- Average Classification: 165 - 180
- Shot Opportunity: 95
- Weapons: Rifle, Archery
- Hunt Catalog #: RBFWG-0002
- Tag Availability: Draw
Largest ram killed with the outfit in the area was 185" Boone & Crockett.
Rifle hunt is preferred, but archery can be arranged.
Hunter will shoot prone up to 300 yards.
Outfitter suggests .270 caliber and bigger
Add additional days of hunting
Additional Pre-scouting and Patterning
September 01, 2020 - September 30, 2023
- Price: $9,300.00
Options for pre-scouting and patterning. Options for an additional packer/guide. Option to extend hunting days.
Central Colorado, Colorado, United States of America
Deposit 80% refundable 1 year prior to hunt date. 40% refundable 6 months prior to hunt date. No refunds under 6 months of the hunt date.
This is an extreme fully guided backcountry hunt. 1:1 hunt for 7 days in Colorado for big Rocky Mountain rams. Hunter will stay in a tent and hunt from the field each day in pursuit of big rams. Largest ram taken with this outfit out of these units was 185" Boone and Crockett. Rifle hunt is preferred, but archery can also be arranged. A lot of these units are wilderness areas and do not allow for vehicle travel. Hunting spike camps will be very remote.
HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)
- Lodging & Accommodations: Backpack Tent?
Lodging & Accommodations Scale
5 - Cabin/Lodge
4 - Bunk House/Trailer
3 - Wall Tent
2 - Backpack Tent
1 - Client Provided/Hotel
Hunter will stay in either a wall tent or backpack tent during the hunt. This makes camp easy to move when in pursuit of big rams. Tent will be supplied by the Outfitter, but client may bring their own if preferred.
- Menu & Food: Backpack Food?
Menu & Food Scale
5 - 5 Star Catered
4 - Full Kitchen
3 - Field Kitchen
2 - Backpack Food
1 - Client Provided
Hunter will be eating Mountain House type meals. Freeze dried food.
- Physical Conditions: Extreme Back Country?
Physical Conditions Scale:
5 - All Vehicle Access
4 - Light Hiking
3 - Moderate Hiking
2 - Heavy Hiking
1 - Extreme Back Country
Hunter should be be prepared for extreme hiking on steep and rocky terrain. Hunter should plan to hike anywhere from 5-10 miles a day.
Transportation (To/From Basecamp)
Hunter will be responsible for a hotel stay the night before the hunt and the night after the hunt. Final destination city is Eagle/Vail. Hunter can fly into Denver and drive to lodge.
- Lodging & Accommodations
- Menu & Food
- Physical Conditions
Hunter should be prepared to be hunting in the extreme backcountry. Hunter will be based out of spike camp and hunt each morning from there. This hunt takes place in September, but weather can vary year to year. Hunting clothing for light to medium weather should be packed, although some colder weather gear is also important. Layering systems recommended.
What Outfitter Provides
- Wall tent/tent
What to Bring
- Sleeping bag, pad, and pillow
- Binoculars and rangefinder
- Durable and comfortable hiking boots
- Warm to moderate weather hunting clothing-layering system recommended
- Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition
- Trekking poles
- What Outfitter Provides
- What to Bring