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Carl's Gear:

             

I was born and raised in Alaska and grew up hunting in extreme weather and conditions.
 
I am also an engineer, so tend to be fairly picky when it comes to what gear I rely upon.
 
The following gear is what I currently use and am intimately familiar with; we don't carry any major lines that I wouldn't personally use or recommend.  I would be happy to chat with you about any of the following items, most of which we carry:
 
Bow: Hoyt Carbon Matrix (Backup 2003 Hoyt Ultratec)
Rest: Vapor Trail Limb Driver Pro-V
Sight: IQ 7-pin with Retina Lock
String/Cables: Twisted Archer custom
Release: Spot Hogg Wise Guy
Arrows: Carbon Tech Whitetail with Bohning Blazer Vanes
Broadheads: 125 gr Slick Trick Magnum or Viper Trick; Magnus Bullhead 125
Rain Gear: Sitka Stormfront Lite Jacket & Pants
Jacket: Sitka 90% when cool; Ascent when warm; ASAT VanishPro Leafy when hot
Insulation: Sitka Kelvin Lite Jacket
Pants: Sitka 90% or Timberline when cool; Ascent when warm
Base Layers: Sitka Core Zip-T, Traverse Zip-T; Core Heavyweight
Gloves: Sitka Core or Jetstream; Stormfront if cold/wet
Headwear: Sitka Beanie, Traverse Balaclava, BB Cap & Bandit Facemask
Backpack: Sitka Bivy 45 or Flash 32, Kuiu Ultra
Game Camera: Covert MP8 with Bear Safe
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ40 (24x zoom & HD Video)
Tripod: Velbon Ultra Maxi-L
Knife: Havalon Piranta EDGE
Rangefinder: Opti-Logic Micro II or M1K
Blind: ASAT Quickie
Treestand Harness: Muddy Outdoors
Lighted nocks: Double Take Archery
Stove: Jetboil Sol Titanium (up to 27-Mountain House meals w/ small butane can!)
Water Filter: MSR Sweetwater, Katadyn Gravity Base Camp
Sleeping bag: Mountainsmith Vision 15, Wisp 30
Sleeping Pad: Klymit Inertia X-Frame
Tent: Mountain Hardwear Waypoint (discontinued); Nemo Obi Elite 1P
Tarp: Sil-Nylon 8'x10' for dry camp area
Boots: Asolo Zion, Solomon Quest 4D GTX
Spotting Scope: Vortex Razor HD 16-48x65
Binoculars: Vortex Razor HD 10x42
Tripod Adapter: Field Optics Research Rapid Release
GPS: Garmin Oregon 650 with OnXMaps NM chip
Trekking pole(s): Komperdel Carbon Ultralight
Lights: Fenix PD30 LED flashlight; Petzl NAO LED headlamp
Truck: 1997 Toyota Tacoma...297K miles & still going strong!
Rifle: Ruger Mark II .300 Win-Mag with Leupold Vari-X3 scope
Nutrition: Genesis PURE - See Other Links