Chris Neville's 2022 Backcountry Archery Elk Gear List

In this video above and in the table below, I go over the gear I'll be taking this fall on my backcountry elk hunts.

My gear list breakdown for a backpack style elk hunt

Clothes Packed In Backpack (Extra layers)

Item Model
Rain Jacket Stone Glacier M5 Rain Jacket
Rain Pant Stone Glacier M5 Rain Pant
Mid Layer Stone Glacier Helio Hoody
Insulation Top Stone Glacier Grumman Goose Down Jacket
Insulation Bottom Stone Glacier Grumman Goose Down Pant
Beanie GOHUNT Beanie

Clothes Worn (Items I always wear each day)

Item Model
Top (Wicking) Stone Glacier Synthetic Hoody
Bottoms (Outer) Fjallraven Keb Agile Trousers
Hat (Hiking) GOHUNT The Softie
Underwear SAXX Quest Long Boxer Brief
Socks (Hiking) Darn Tough Merino Hunter Boot Full Cushion 2021


Item Model
Boots Mammut Taiss Light Mid GXT


Item Model
Backpack Stone Glacier Sky Archer 6400 Backpack


Item Model
Spotting Scope Eyepiece Vortex Razor HD 22-48-65mm
Tripod Plate Sirui TY-70A Quick Release
Binoculars Vortex Razor UHD 10x42
Harness Marsupial Gear Enclosed Bino Harness
Rangefinder Vortex Razor HD 4000 Laser Rangefinder
Rangefinder Case Marsupial Rangefinder Pouch
Bino Adapter Vortex Sport Bino Adaptor
Tripod Sirui T0024SK
Pan Head Sirui VA-5 ultra Compact Fluid Head
Digiscope Setup Phone Skope iPhone XR

Sleep System

Item Model
Shelter Stone Glacier SkyAir ULT Tarp
Vestibule Stone Glacier SkyAir ULT Vestibule
Mesh Insert Stone Glacier SkyAir ULT Mesh Insert
Sleeping Bag Stone Glacier Chilkoot 15 Degree Sleeping Bag
Pillow Klymit Pillow X Large
Sleeping Pad Therm-A-Rest-NeoAir Xlite Sleeping Pad


Item Model
Trekking Poles LEKI Black Series Carbon Trekking Poles
Glassing Pad Therm-A-Rest Z Seat
Solar Panel Goal Zero Nomad 5
Battery Pack Pocket Juice 15,000 mAH
Wind Check Dead Down Wind Checker
Satellite Messenger Garmin inReach Mini
Charge Cord Goal Zero USB To Micro Connector Cable
Charge Cord iPhone Charger Cord
Extra Rangefinder Battery 1 Extra Battery
Headlamp Petzl Bindi Headlamp
Headlamp Petzl Actik Headlamp
Extra Batteries AAA Batteries
Allen Wrenches Various Sizes For Camera, Tripod, and Bow
Bear Protection Brady's Handgun And Bullets

Kill Kit

Item Model
Cord Lawson Equipment 2mm Glowire
Knife Havalon Piranta EDGE Knife
Knife Outdoor Edge Razor-Lite EDC Replaceable Blade Knife
Game Bags 4 - Caribou Gear Muley Meat On Bone Game Bags
License License Holder With Elk Tag
Pen Standard Pen
Tape Electrical Tape


Item Model
Chapstick Chapstick
Toothbrush Small Lightweight Toothbrush And Toothpaste
First Aid Adventure Medical Kits Mountain Series Day Tripper Lite
Toilet Paper Full Roll

Weapon (bow)

Item Model
Bow Mathews V3X 33"
Front Stabilizer Bee Stinger Microhex 15" Front Bar
Rear Stabilizer AAE Mountain Series 10" Back Bar
Bow Sight Axcel 3 Pin Landslyde Slider Sight
Arrow Rest Hamskea Epsilon Arrow Rest With Mathews Bracket
Quiver TightSpot Quiver
Quiver Mount Total Peep Hip Quiver
Release Ultraview Hinge Release
Arrows Gold Tip Pierce Platinum 300 Spine
Fletching AAE Max Stealth Fletching
Broadhead SEVR Titanium 1.5" Broadhead

Cook Kit

Item Model
Cooking Pot Seek Outside Titanium Bail Handle Mug
Stove System Soto WindMaster With Micro Regulator
Spork Sea to Summit Alpha Light Long Spork
Fuel JetBoil Jetpower Fuel Canister x 1


Item Model
Water Purification Aquamira Water Treatment Drops
Water Bottle GOHUNT Nalgene
Water Filter SteriPen Ultralight UV Water Purifier
Water Container 3 Liter Platypus Hydration Bladder

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