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Katie Hill

Katie Hill

Katie Hill is an assistant editor for MeatEater and a former freelance writer with a master’s degree in environmental journalism. Originally from Connecticut, Katie spent her first 22 years eating elk and venison from her dad's hunts before fleeing to Montana to become a wordsmithing outdoorswoman. When she’s not wrangling sentences together, she’s slinging mud and dust on a trail run or reading conservation bills for fun. Send her an email at katie.hill@themeateater.com.

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Video: Elk Pops Snow Tire with Antlers

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Video: Elk Pops Snow Tire with Antlers

As antler-obsessed humans, we usually look at pointy beams with awe and excitement. Rarely do we consider their potential for destruction. That is, until we come face-to-face with with a strong-willed animal like Tyler and Sheena Terryberry of Parshall, Colorado, did during a morning drive on Jan....
Crisis in the Chugach: 3 Sheep Hunters Caught in Avalanche

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Crisis in the Chugach: 3 Sheep Hunters Caught in Avalanche

Three hunters were pursuing Dall sheep in the Chugach Mountains of south-central Alaska on Wednesday, Oct. 6 when they got caught in an avalanche. The Alaska State Troopers said in an online statement that two of the hunters were injured in the slide they likely triggered. The hunters sent a...
Missing Bowhunter's Remains Found After 53 Years

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Missing Bowhunter's Remains Found After 53 Years

On the morning of Sept. 7, 1968, best friends Raymond Jones and Ralph Pehrson left their hunting camp to pursue some mule deer they saw near Hayden Creek in Lemhi County, Idaho. After following the deer up a hill, Jones decided to switch gears and gain more altitude to chase mountain goats instead...
Bowhunter Accidentally Killed by Fellow Elk Hunter in Colorado

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Bowhunter Accidentally Killed by Fellow Elk Hunter in Colorado

A lone bowhunter was shot and killed by a black powder rifle hunter near the Kilpacker trailhead in Colorado’s San Juan National Forest on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. A search party spent 10 hours looking for Houston resident Gregory Gabrisch, 31, who fell victim to what is being called an accidental...
Expert Female Hunters Discuss Clothing Kits and Gear

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Expert Female Hunters Discuss Clothing Kits and Gear

It should go without saying that the right clothes can make or break a hunt. On a mild early-season day, that means packing layers that go from the crisp temps of first light to sun-soaked late mornings. Fail to do this and you’ll shiver into misery within the first hour of the sit or lose your...