Montana DIY Elk Drop Camp
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This is a DIY hunters dream. Hunters will leave on horseback to a remote wilderness camp. This camp has been placed in a location where the elk are abundant. The ride will take a few hours, this puts hunters away from roads, logging trails and other hunters. The camp has wall tents, firewood, camp cook, meals and a wrangler with mules to assist with trophy recovery. This is the best a DIY hunter could ask for. Hunter gets to wake up and hunt. This is a 5 day hunt with 2 days of travel on horseback (1 in and 1 out). This is a general season tag. Non-residents have roughly a 50-70% chance to draw with 0 points.


  • Species: Rocky Mountain Elk
  • Average Classification: 250 - 310
  • Shot Opportunity: 70
  • Weapons: Archery, Rifle
  • Hunt Catalog #: RB6683-01
  • Tag Availability: Draw
Classification details:

Bigger bulls have been taken in the area.

Available Dates

September 01, 2020 - November 01, 2023


  • Price: $3,850.00


Southwest 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 hunt can be arranged as an archery or rifle hunt. Hunter will ride into a remote camp dropped off to hunt. The outfitter will supply a camp cook and wrangler to help hunters navigate. Meals and lodging are provided. Remember this is grizzly country, so it is important to have someone managing the camp so hunting is the focus. This type of drop camp is truly the only way to experience this wilderness area. One of the few locations you can still have a DIY hunt of this type. This is a a full five days of hunting with 2 days of travel on horseback (1 day in and 1 day out).

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

Backpacking/canvas tents will be provided on this hunt. Hunter must bring their own sleeping bag. Wood stove is provided for warmth.

  • Menu & Food: Field Kitchen

    Menu & Food Scale

    5 - 5 Star Catered

    4 - Full Kitchen

    3 - Field Kitchen

    2 - Backpack Food

    1 - Client Provided

Meals will be provided by your camp cook.

  • Physical Conditions: Heavy 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 heavy hiking in the pursuit of bulls. Also be prepared with bear spray as there are grizzlies in the area.

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. Horseback into the wilderness.


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Mountain Hunt with day pack hunting, from remote spike camp. Important to pack a good layering system as this hunt requires hiking at higher elevations. The weather can be freezing in the morning and 70+ in the afternoon. These tent camp facility includes 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 to bring warm sleeping gear as it can be cold at this elevation. Hot showers will also be made available upon your request in our heated shower tent.

What Outfitter Provides

  • Wood stove
  • Backpack tent
  • Horses saddle & tack
  • Camp cook

What to Bring

  • Hunting hat and gloves
  • Warm sleeping bag
  • Blaze Orange Hunting Vest
  • Bear Spray
  • Moderate to cold weather hunting clothing-layering system recommended
  • Hunting knife
  • Binoculars & rangefinder
  • Rifle with 20 rounds of ammunition
  • Comfortable and durable hunting boots
  • Rain gear


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