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Valley of One Hundred Cascades

It must have been nearly three o’clock when I awoke.  My watch was gone so I couldn’t be certain, but it really it didn’t matter much.  Time at that point seemed to be gauged more on whether it was raining heavily, or if a brief lull in the storm had come.  Continue reading Valley of One Hundred Cascades

Flashback Friday – Triathlon Ram

huntforeverflashbackfridayso95cvrEditor’s Note: Every Friday we dig into the extensive Safari Magazine archives and dust off a gem from past issues. This week we return to 1994 and head to Alaska to hunt Dall sheep in terrain as demanding as a triathlon course. This story originally appeared in the September/October 1995 issue of Safari Magazine.

It was August 13, day three of the Alaska 1994 Dall sheep season, when we spotted four white forms about a mile away. They were grazing casually in the verdant upslope tundra at about the 4,000-foot level of the 8,000-foot-high Alaska Range peaks. In the first two hours of our second day of hunting we had seen only ewes and a solitary half-curl ram. Continue reading Flashback Friday – Triathlon Ram