Brady Miller's 2020 Summer Mule Deer Scouting Gear List

Brady Miller summer mule deer scouting gear list

Night photos mean less sleep, but they are so worth it. Photo credit: Brady Miller

In this video and tables below, I go over all the gear I take on my summer scouting trips. This specific trip was a five-day trip to Colorado scouting for mule deer.

If you have any questions, be sure to let me know in the comments below and I will get back to you.


Summer Scouting Gear List

Brady Miller Sitka core lightweight hoody

Clothes worn

Item

Model

BeltSITKA Stealth Belt
HatgoHUNT Softie
TopSITKA Core Lightweight Hoody (Subalpine)
BottomSITKA Ascent Pant (Pyrite)
Knee PadsSITKA Knee Pads From Mountain Pant
UnderwearSITKA Core Silk Weight Boxer
GlovesSITKA Gunner WS Gloves
MittensSITKA Blizzard GTX Mitten Only
SocksDarn Tough Merino Hunter Boot Full Cushion 2012 (L)
FootwearHanwag Alverstone II GTX Size 12.5
InsoleSheep Feet Full Length Custom Orthotic Insole
GaitersOutdoor Research Crocodile
WatchFitbit Charge 2

Sitka Kelvin Lite Down Jacket while scouting

Clothes Packed

Item

Model

Insulation TopSitka Kelvin Lite Down Jacket
Insulation BottomSitka Kelvin Lite Down 3/4 Pant
BaselayerSitka Core Heavyweight Zip T
Rain JacketSitka Vapor SD Jacket
Rain PantsSitka Dewpoint Pant Open Country (LT)
BeanieSitka Beanie (Subalpine)

 

Backpack

Item

Model

PackStone Glacier Sky Archer 6400 w/ XCurve frame
Pack Rain CoverStone Glacier Pack Rain Cover
Bag For GearStone Glacier Camp Pocket
Camera holderCotton Carrier Strapshot

Zeiss Victory Harpia 95mm spotting scope

Optics

Item

Model

Spotting ScopeZeiss Victory Harpia 23-70x95 Angled Spotting Scope
BinocularsVortex Razor HD 12x50
Binocular AccessorygoHUNT Bino Bandit
HarnessSitka Mountain Optics Harness
Bino AdapterVortex Uni-Daptor w/plate
TripodSirui T-1204XL Carbon Fiber
Pan HeadSirui VA-5 Ultra-Compact Fluid Head
Lens ClothgoHUNT Spudz
PhoneiPhone XS Max
Digiscope SetupPhone Skope iPhone XS Max Case
Digiscope SetupPhone Skope Bluetooth Shutter Remote

Stone Glacier tents while scouting mule deer

Sleep System

Item

Model

TentStone Glacier SkyAir ULT Tarp
TentStone Glacier SkyAir ULT Mesh Insert
TentStone Glacier SkyAir ULT Vestibule
TentStone Glacier SkyAir ULT Footprint
QuiltWestern Mountaineering Astralite Quilt
Sleeping PadTherm-A-Rest NeoAir UberLite
PillowKlymit Pillow XL

 

Gear

Item

Model

First AidAssorted First Aid Kit in aLOKSAK bag
HeadlampPetzl Reactik+
Tooth Brush & PasteZPacks Ultralight Travel Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Toilet PaperToilet Paper in ZipLoc Bag
Glassing PadZ Rest cut into small section
Battery PackgoHUNT Dark Energy Poseidon
KnifeCapra Hunter Ti Knife
Satellite MessengerGarmin inReach Mini
Extra bagStone Glacier Swing Out Pocket
Long hikesSalt pills
ElevationHigh Elevation Pills

 

Camera Gear

Item

Model

CameraSony A7riii
Rain CoverStorm Jacket Camera Cover

Stone Glacier Sky Archer 6400 backpack

Hydration

Item

Model

BladderPlatypus Big Zip EVO Hydration Bladder 3.0L
Water PurificationAquamira Water Purification Drops
Water PurificationSawyer Micro Squeezer Water Filter

 

Cook Kit

Item

Model

Cook Pot/StoveMSR Windburner
FuelSnowpeak Gigapower fuel 110g
SpoonSea to Summit Alpha Light Long Spork

Mountain House Freeze dried meal

Food

Item

Model

CoffeeDark Timber
Breakfast (Fat Content)F Bomb Nut Butter
LunchPro Bar Meal Oatmeal Chocolate
LunchHoney Stinger Waffle Caramel Flavor
Afternoon SnackF Bomb Nut Butter
Afternoon SnackF Bomb Nut Butter
Afternoon SnackBabybel Cheese
SnackMacadamia Nuts/Banana Chips
DinnerMountain House Biscuits & Gravy
DinnerMountain House Pasta Primavera
DinnerPeak Refuel Chicken Pesto Pasta
DinnerPeak Refuel Chicken Alfredo

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