Montana Horseback Elk Hunt
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Take a step back in time, and climb on a horse for a true western hunt. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking for a world class wilderness elk hunt in the lower 48. Explore more and explore further on horseback while in pursuit of bull elk. Hunters will spend a day on the trail and arrive at a well appointed wall tent camp. This camp will have a full time cook and a guide will be waiting to help you locate your trophy bull elk. Being able to hike is important, however your horse will do the majority of the work. Montana has the big western experience with GREAT elk hunting without the GREAT BIG price.


  • Species: Rocky Mountain Elk
  • Average Classification: 250 - 330
  • Shot Opportunity: 65
  • Weapons: Rifle, Archery
  • Hunt Catalog #: 6683-02
  • Tag Availability: Draw
Classification details:

There are bigger bulls in the area. Each year there are 350"+ bulls witnessed or killed.


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Upgrade to 1:1 guided for $150/day for 7 days.

  • 1:1 Hunt $1,050.00

  • Available Dates

    September 01, 2020 - October 30, 2021


    • Price: $4,840.00

    Options for a 1:1 hunt.

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    South Western Montana, Montana, United States of America

    Refund Policy:

    Deposit 80% refundable 1 year prior to hunt date. 40% refundable 6 months prior to hunt date. No refunds under 6 months of the hunt date.


    This tented camp facility includes separate canvas sleep and cook tents. Each tent has a wood stove for heat! Hunter will be sleeping on cots with foam mattress pads. It is recommended that warm sleeping gear is packed as temperatures can be quite cool at this elevation. Hot showers will also be made available upon hunters request in a heated shower tent.

    HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)

    • Lodging & Accommodations: Wall Tent

      Lodging & Accommodations Scale

      5 - Cabin/Lodge

      4 - Bunk House/Trailer

      3 - Wall Tent

      2 - Backpack Tent

      1 - Client Provided/Hotel

    Hunter will stay in canvas tent with a foam mattress. Depending on the time of year booked weather can be cold, but this set up also has a wood stove for heat!

    • Menu & Food: Full Kitchen

      Menu & Food Scale

      5 - 5 Star Catered

      4 - Full Kitchen

      3 - Field Kitchen

      2 - Backpack Food

      1 - Client Provided

    Full field kitchen will be provided with homestyle cooking-meat and potatoes.

    • Physical Conditions: Moderate Hiking

      Physical Conditions Scale:

      5 - All Vehicle Access

      4 - Light Hiking

      3 - Moderate Hiking

      2 - Heavy Hiking

      1 - Extreme Back Country

    Hunter should be prepared for some moderate hiking during this hunt. Horses and mules will be used when appropriate, but this is a spot and stalk hunt and hunter will need to hike up to high elevations to glass and make a stalk on an elk. Stronger physically fit individuals will have better shot opportunity.

    Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

    Final destination city is Bozeman, Montana. Outfitter will provide transportation from Bozeman for an additional fee. Option to rent a car from Bozeman and drive to West Yellowstone.


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    The terrain varies from easy to difficult. Hunter can expect great scenery, and the challenge of hunting elk and other game. It is recommended, if possible, to arrive a day or two early. This will help hunters to acclimate to the altitude and also allow for some sightseeing or hiking. This is a mountain hunt with day pack hunting, from remote spike camp. A good layering system is recommended as hunter will be in higher altitudes. The weather can be freezing in the morning and 70+ in the afternoon.

    What Outfitter Provides

    • Stove for tent
    • Horses, tack & saddle
    • Foam Mattress
    • Tent

    What to Bring

    • Thermal Base Layers
    • Day Pack
    • Blaze Orange (if hunting rifle)
    • Sleeping bag
    • Rifle or bow with 40 rounds of ammunition
    • Hunting gloves and hat
    • Hunter Orange
    • Game Bags
    • Binoculars & rangefinder
    • Comfortable and durable hiking boots
    • Moderate to cold weather hunting clothing-layering system recommended
    • Rain gear


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