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What’s your longest hike in ?

Old 01-26-2020, 07:14 AM
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What the farthest you have walked to get to your stand ?
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Old 01-26-2020, 10:11 AM
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In some cases...at least a mile.

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Old 01-26-2020, 12:11 PM
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My stand is 1.35 miles from where I can park my truck. I try to leave the truck by 5:15 AM to get there by dawn. I have taken quite a few deer over the years from this stand, but it is a morning stand only. Repeated stays in the PM have not resulted in any deer seen.
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Old 01-26-2020, 01:07 PM
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300to 500 yards .
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Old 01-26-2020, 02:10 PM
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my longest was little over a 4 mile walk in, which was Nothing as to the drag out!

have countless set up well over a mile
but will admit as I got older I have found I prefer stands that are way closer, and mostly now only hunt places I can recover things with an atv, too old for packing or dragging deer anymore!
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Old 01-26-2020, 04:25 PM
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my dad used to have a saying....".if your going to be DUMB you better be TOUGH!"
I back packed a climbing tree stand into elk country about a mile and up and down about 1700 ft in elevation,
and as stated, dragging both an elk and a tree stand out and up out of a canyon over 5 trips put an end to that idea after one experience,
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Old 01-27-2020, 05:31 AM
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Well over a mile this last elk season. Altitude went down a few hundred feet, then up quite a few hundred feet. Still didn't get one.
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Old 01-27-2020, 06:03 AM
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Probably at least three miles hunting elk in 2018. Most of my deer hunting was well under a mile.
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Old 01-27-2020, 08:57 AM
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a few years back about 2 miles. killed a deer every time back there due to nobody but me & a hunting buddy went that far. took a sled with us all the time .
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Old 01-27-2020, 11:08 AM
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One of my hunting partner's longest trek to his stand --- is ten feet --- from his bed to his bedroom window.
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