High Country Mountain Goat
Steve heads into the wintry Montana high country in pursuit of a mountain goat.
"These are hands down the best hunting pants I have ever worn. That's the flat truth." - Steven Rinella
Sturdy and functional late season pant with a 2 layer softshell hybrid, DWR and waterproof knees and seat.
A versatile grid-fleece mid-layer for any hunt.
Waterproof shell pants with full-length zips are a must for mountain hunts.
A great shell for unpredictable mountain weather.
Packs light and small and provides an incredible amount of insulation and warmth in cold mountain weather.
First Lite's warmest professional-grade cold weather glove offers the perfect combination of dexterity, warmth, and protection.
Made with high-quality, durable Cordura, the FHF Gear Bino Harness is designed to be quiet, lightweight, low profile, modular, and easily operated with one hand.
Added visibility and extra storage makes the Blaze Panel from FHF the perfect addition for rifle season.
Designed to keep your phone at the ready for navigation, photos, or communication.
This awesome piece of gear comes in two sizes that will accommodate nearly any rangefinder and perfectly attach to your FHF Bino Harness.
Custom designed coiled gear lanyard made specifically for rangefinders, GPS units, and other essential outdoor equipment.
Designed to easily slip over any existing FHF harness.
The Razor UHD 10x42s are Steve's go-to binoculars. The Ultra High Definition optical design features an improved optical prescription and unparalleled image resolution. Whether you need to pick apart a densely packed hillside or observe the finest details at insanely close distances, the Razor UHD can do it all.
Blends a front panel zip with the versatility of the Sky design.
The Accumark features a fluted #3 contour barrel, and hand-laid fiberglass stock with aluminum bedding blocks.
"The LHT has become my go-to scope for nearly every hunt. It’s lightweight for easy backcountry carry, yet has the glass quality and exposed turrets for precision shooting from sunup to sundown." - Janis Putelis
Setting the standard in high-end optical technologies, precision craftsmanship, and ultra-sleek functionality, the Razor HD is one of the finest spotting scopes on the market.
We rarely do hunts in the mountains without wearing gaiters.
Long favored by Steven Rinella as the best all-around and most durable tripod.
Fast, fuel-efficient all-condition stove system.
The Skyscraper 2P is a burly 2-person, 4-season double-wall tent with a minimum trail weight of 4lb 3oz. At the heart of the Skyscraper 2P is the innovative WebTruss™ technology. This unique construction system provides unmatched strength, a low wind profile, and makes pitching the tent a breeze.
Protein-packed, restaurant quality food to take with you wherever you go. Just add water and enjoy.
Designed for backcountry adventure; for the hunter who counts every ounce. The ultimate lightweight hunting knife features the incredible edge performance for CPM-S90V blade steel and unique carbon fiber micro scales for dexterity and control not typically found in skeletonized knives. The Altitude™ continues to take hunting performance to new heights. Made in USA.
A hybrid hunting fixed blade with a fine, smooth edge to trim, debone, or slice your preferred cuts of meat. Makes just as much sense in the back of your truck as it does in the kitchen drawer.
The Argali Large Game M.O.B. (Meat On Bone) Pack is an ultralight and compact set of game bags designed for packing out elk quarters with meat on the bone.
A sharp knife is a safe knife! Keep your most important cooking tool in good shape with a whetstone.
Mountain Goat Torta
This recipe is from the first installment of MeatEater Cooks—our new culinary series on YouTube. You can watch me and Steve tour his garden, discuss high-elevation goat hunts, and create this sandwich in in the first episode. Milanese is a type of thin meat cutlet that's been breaded and fried, and it shares many similarities to a schnitzel. This preparation, a product of European immigration, is popular all over South and Central America. In...
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