KUIU Conducts Rocky Mountain Sheep Transplant

Performance hunting gear company KUIU, announces the success of a historic simultaneous transplant of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep. KUIU and its customers purchased, captured, and transplanted 55 sheep from the Rocky Boy’s Indian Reservation-Chippewa Cree Tribe, located in Montana, to Antelope Island, Utah and to the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nation in North Dakota. The transplants took place from January 28-30th, 2020.

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Stone Glacier Announces 2020 Product Lineup

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Inclusive of NEW Technical Apparel, Ultralight Tents, & Load-Hauling Packs

Bozeman, Montana – 2020 marks another huge year for Stone Glacier with important additions to the Technical Apparel offering. Most notable is the waterproof/breathable M5 Jacket and M5 Pant, designed with the proprietary HydraShield™ 3-layer waterproof laminate textile technology. Also released is the Helio Series of mid-layers that utilize Polygiene® Odor Technology and the innovative Stratum™ Layered Zipper System. The already best-selling Skyscraper 2P tent has been updated along with the addition of the all-new SkyDome 6P base camp shelter that is unlike anything currently available to hunters. Designing and producing the best backpacks available continues to be a leading priority with the introduction of a redesigned, expedition sized, Sky Archer 6400 and Serac 1700 daypack.

The M5 Series rain gear features Stone Glacier’s proprietary HydraShield™ technology, a mechanical stretch 3-layer laminate that boasts an impressive waterproof rating of 31,000mm and an MVTR breathability rating of 27,600g/m2/24hr. The M5 Series is also designed with the innovative and patent-pending Contour Waist™ System for ease of layering, YKK Vislon® and Aquaguard zippers, and all new Stratum™ Layered Zipper System. The Stratum™ Layered Zipper System is a unique Stone Glacier innovation that uses strategically placed side zippers on all Stone Glacier pants and bottoms to allow the user to vent all their layers down to their bare skin during periods of high exertion.

This year, Stone Glacier is excited to introduce the SkyDome 6p and a freshly updated Skyscraper 2p to the best-in-class tent and shelter lineup. The proven design of the Skyscraper 2p has enhanced capabilities including an upgrade to 10.65mm DAC poles, redesigned doors, and an additional external venting system to help minimize condensation. Even with all these updates, the overall weight has been decreased. Again, working with world-renowned tent designer, Martin Zemitis, we are excited to introduce the SkyDome 6p. A base camp shelter large enough for 6 people and bombproof enough to withstand the worst storms mother nature can throw at it.

“We are very excited about the growth of our new product lines but also maintain steadfastly focused on the continued innovation of our ultralight pack designs,” says Stone Glacier, CEO & President Jeff Sposito. This year, the pack line boasts a redesigned Sky Archer 6400 which now includes an internal spotting scope pocket and a more efficient full-length side-zipper that allows access to the main compartment of the bag without having to remove your bow. The Serac 1700 has also been redesigned to add more versatility to the system. Great for day hunts or early season scouting missions, the Serac remains 1,700 cubic inches but now has an internal frame and removable shoulder straps so it can be used as a stand-alone day-pack or quickly installed onto one of Stone Glacier’s load-hauling frames for heavy pack outs.

About Stone Glacier: Stone Glacier is a product of 15 years of solo sheep hunts from the Dall country of Alaska to the unlimited districts of Montana’s Beartooth Wilderness. Founded in 2012, through owner and designer Kurt Racicot’s longtime quest to build the lightest, most durable load carrying backpack with only the most technical materials available, Stone Glacier has set out to “Redefine the capabilities of ultralight.”

If you would like more information about any of the above topics please contact Lyle Hebel, Stone Glacier Marketing Director at 406-404-0641 or email lyle@stoneglacier.com

MYSTERY RANCH Releases New Women’s Pack Harnessing

Mystery Ranch Women's Pack Harnessing

Bozeman, MT. (January 15th, 2020) – MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company devoted to making mission-specific packs is proud to announce the release of their newest harnessing built specifically for female hunters.

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Mystery Ranch to Offer Bag Only Options

Mystery Ranch Mule Bag Sitka Gear Subalpine

Bozeman, MT. (January 7th, 2020) – MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company devoted to making mission-specific packs announced today that the popular PINTLER and MULE hunting packs will be available for purchase in BAG ONLY options for 2020.

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Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls Elk 101 Combo Three-Pack

COLUMBUS, Georgia– The Elk 101 Combo Three-Pack is ideal for anyone planning a trip to the mountains next fall. It comes with the C1 All Star, a versatile mouth call for making everything from calf sounds to bugles; the open-reed C50 Temptress, and the C25 Bully Bull Extreme Grunt Tube for bugling.
MSRP: $54.95

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Lone Wolf: Timberwolf Full Size Gen 3 – 4 Frame Assemblies

Timberwolf gen 3-4 Frames

Priest River, ID – Lone Wolf Distributors is pleased to announce their new Timberwolf Full Size GEN 3 & 4 frame assemblies, in stock and ready to ship. They are fully equipped and ready for your GEN 3 or 4 G17, 17L, 22, 24, 31, 34, 35, and 37 slides to complete your next high performance handgun project.

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ArcticShield Boot Insulators

ArcticShield Boot Insulators

COLUMBUS, Georgia Get cold feet? The Boot Insulators from ArcticShield might be the answer. Their heat-retention technology has been developed and honed over many years, so it’s of the highest quality. These sport a polyester outer shell and liner, and are windproof, water resistant, lightweight and packable. Simply roll them up and slide them into your pocket or backpack.

MSRP: $64.00

Buy Now: ArcticShield Boot Insulators

New Lighter Hybrid and Ultra-Lite Harnesses from Hunter Safety Systems

Hunter Safety Systems Ultra-Lite Harness
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Lone Wolf Distributors Partners with Pure Hunting

Priest River, ID: Lone Wolf Distributors announces partnership with Willi Schmidt of Pure Hunting TV.

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A Pack for the Multi-Day Minimalist

Mystery Ranch Selway 60 OVERLOAD

Bozeman, MT – MYSTERY RANCH, an industry-leading backpack company, devoted to making mission-specific products introduced the Selway to their Hunting Line of backpacks early in 2018. This light weight, backcountry pack has since been updated to include the all new GUIDE LIGHT MT FRAME™ (Mystery Tech).

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