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)

Rain JacketStone Glacier M5 Rain Jacket
Rain PantStone Glacier M5 Rain Pant
Mid LayerStone Glacier Helio Hoody
Insulation TopStone Glacier Grumman Goose Down Jacket
Insulation BottomStone Glacier Grumman Goose Down Pant
BeanieGOHUNT Beanie

Clothes Worn (Items I always wear each day)

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


BootsMammut Taiss Light Mid GXT


BackpackStone Glacier Sky Archer 6400 Backpack


Spotting Scope EyepieceVortex Razor HD 22-48-65mm
Tripod PlateSirui TY-70A Quick Release
BinocularsVortex Razor UHD 10x42
HarnessMarsupial Gear Enclosed Bino Harness
RangefinderVortex Razor HD 4000 Laser Rangefinder
Rangefinder CaseMarsupial Rangefinder Pouch
Bino AdapterVortex Sport Bino Adaptor
TripodSirui T0024SK
Pan HeadSirui VA-5 ultra Compact Fluid Head
Digiscope SetupPhone Skope iPhone XR

Sleep System

ShelterStone Glacier SkyAir ULT Tarp
VestibuleStone Glacier SkyAir ULT Vestibule
Mesh InsertStone Glacier SkyAir ULT Mesh Insert
Sleeping BagStone Glacier Chilkoot 15 Degree Sleeping Bag
PillowKlymit Pillow X Large
Sleeping PadTherm-A-Rest-NeoAir Xlite Sleeping Pad


Trekking PolesLEKI Black Series Carbon Trekking Poles
Glassing PadTherm-A-Rest Z Seat
Solar PanelGoal Zero Nomad 5
Battery PackPocket Juice 15,000 mAH
Wind CheckDead Down Wind Checker
Satellite MessengerGarmin inReach Mini
Charge CordGoal Zero USB To Micro Connector Cable
Charge CordiPhone Charger Cord
Extra Rangefinder Battery1 Extra Battery
HeadlampPetzl Bindi Headlamp
HeadlampPetzl Actik Headlamp
Extra BatteriesAAA Batteries
Allen WrenchesVarious Sizes For Camera, Tripod, and Bow
Bear ProtectionBrady's Handgun And Bullets

Kill Kit

CordLawson Equipment 2mm Glowire
KnifeHavalon Piranta EDGE Knife
KnifeOutdoor Edge Razor-Lite EDC Replaceable Blade Knife
Game Bags4 - Caribou Gear Muley Meat On Bone Game Bags
LicenseLicense Holder With Elk Tag
PenStandard Pen
TapeElectrical Tape


ToothbrushSmall Lightweight Toothbrush And Toothpaste
First AidAdventure Medical Kits Mountain Series Day Tripper Lite
Toilet PaperFull Roll

Weapon (bow)

BowMathews V3X 33"
Front StabilizerBee Stinger Microhex 15" Front Bar
Rear StabilizerAAE Mountain Series 10" Back Bar
Bow SightAxcel 3 Pin Landslyde Slider Sight
Arrow RestHamskea Epsilon Arrow Rest With Mathews Bracket
QuiverTightSpot Quiver
Quiver MountTotal Peep Hip Quiver
ReleaseUltraview Hinge Release
ArrowsGold Tip Pierce Platinum 300 Spine
FletchingAAE Max Stealth Fletching
BroadheadSEVR Titanium 1.5" Broadhead

Cook Kit

Cooking PotSeek Outside Titanium Bail Handle Mug
Stove SystemSoto WindMaster With Micro Regulator
SporkSea to Summit Alpha Light Long Spork
FuelJetBoil Jetpower Fuel Canister x 1


Water PurificationAquamira Water Treatment Drops
Water BottleGOHUNT Nalgene
Water FilterSteriPen Ultralight UV Water Purifier
Water Container3 Liter Platypus Hydration Bladder

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