BACKCOUNTRY PROTECTION

BACKCOUNTRY PROTECTION, CONSIDERATIONS AND SEVERAL GOOD OPTIONS.

STORY AND PHOTOS BY DAVE WORKMAN

I’ve lost count of the times I’ve been in, or emerged from a trek into the backcountry and said to myself, “I sure wish I’d had…” such and such a firearm. A little analysis of this repetitious process brings me around to acknowledge there is no correct answer to, “If I could only take one gun, it would be…” There are really but three pertinent considerations when arming up for a journey into the High Lonesome: Caliber (as opposed to brand/model of firearm), Weight and Purpose.

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