Southwestern Montana DIY Drop Camp Elk
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This is a DIY hunters dream. Bring Your gear and go hunting. You will leave on horseback to a remote wilderness camp. The elk are in the area. This camp has been placed in a location where the elk are abundant. The ride will take a few hours, this puts you 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. You wake up and hunt. Hunts are 7 days with 5 days of hunting.


  • Species: Rocky Mountain Elk
  • Average Classification: 250 - 310
  • Shot Opportunity: 70
  • Weapons: Archery, Rifle
  • Hunt Catalog #: MT-0008
  • Tag Availability: Draw
Classification details:

The elk are in the area

Available Dates

September 01, 2020 - November 01, 2020


  • 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.


Archery or Rifle you will ride into a remote camp where you will be dropped to hunt. You will have a camp cook and wrangler to help you navigate your hunt. Meals and lodging are provided. Remember you are in grizzly country so you want someone managing your camp so you can focus on hunting. 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.

HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)

  • Lodging & Accommodations: Backpack Tent

    Lodging & Accommodations Scale

    5 - Cabin/Lodge

    4 - Bunk House/Trailer

    3 - Wall Tent

    2 - Backpack Tent

    1 - Client Provided/Hotel

More information regarding lodging and accommodations are available upon request from your Personal Concierge Adventure Specialist.

  • Menu & Food: Field Kitchen

    Menu & Food Scale

    5 - 5 Star Catered

    4 - Full Kitchen

    3 - Field Kitchen

    2 - Backpack Food

    1 - Client Provided

More information regarding the menu and food available upon request from your Personal Concierge Adventure Specialist.

  • Physical Conditions: Heavy Hiking

    Physical Conditions Scale:

    5 - All Vehicle Access

    4 - Light Hiking

    3 - Moderate Hiking

    2 - Heavy Hiking

    1 - Extreme Back Country

More information regarding physical conditions are available upon request from your Personal Concierge Adventure Specialist.

Transportation (To/From Basecamp)

Horseback into the wilderness.


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Mountain Hunt with day pack hunting, from remote spike camp. You will want a good layering system as you will have be hunting higher altitudes. The weather can be freezing in the morning and 70+ in the afternoon. Our Tent camp facility includes canvas sleep and cook tents. Each tent has a wood stove for heat! You will be sleeping on cots with foam mattress pads. We recommend that you 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.

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What to Bring

  • Rifle Guided Western Fall Hunting Gear List Hunting Mule Deer, Elk, Bear, Antelope & Sheep ❏ Underwear (1 pair per day) ❏ Base Layer Top and Bottom (2 – 3 pairs per week) *we suggest merino wool ❏ Lightweight Camo Jacket ❏ Windstopper Camo Jacket ❏ Midweight Camo Jacket ❏ Lightweight Camo Vest ❏ Lightweight Camo Shirt (3 – 5 per week) ❏ Lightweight Camo Pants (1-2 pair per week) ❏ Midweight Camo Pants (1 pair per week) ❏ Rain Gear ❏ Blaze Orange (rifle hunts) *check Regulations in the state you are hunting ❏ Lightweight Gloves ❏ Midweight Gloves ❏ Camo Cap ❏ Camo Stocking Cap or Camo Beanie ❏ Camo Headnet ❏ Lightweight Black Shirts (if you are in a blind) ❏ Lightweight Black Jacket (if you are in a blind) ❏ Hunting Boots ❏ Socks (1 pair per day) ❏ Liner Socks (1 pair per day) ❏ Boot Grease ❏ Extra Laces ❏ Camp Shoes ❏ Stalking Shoes ❏ Knee Pads ❏ Antelope Decoy ❏ Ground Blind ❏ Folding Chair ❏ Bow Holder ❏ Day Pack ❏ Water Bottle ❏ Large Backpack ❏ Wind Direction Indicator ❏ Flashlight ❏ Headlamp ❏ Hunting Knife ❏ Multi-Tool ❏ Topo Maps or Mobile Mapping Software ❏ GPS ❏ Scent Elimination Spray ❏ Water Bladder (2L) ❏ Fire Starter Kit ❏ Game Bags ❏ Caping Salt ❏ Dry Bag ❏ Game Cart (DIY) ❏ Binoculars (Quality 8’s or 10’s) ❏ Spotting Scope ❏ Tripod ❏ Rangefinder ❏ Bino Harness ❏ Phone Skope – Mount your phone to your optics ❏ Lens Cloth and Cleaning Equipment ❏ De-fogger Rifle ❏ Rifle (appropriate size for the game you are hunting) ❏ Shells (at least one box) ❏ Scope (with rain cover) ❏ Sling ❏ Shooting Sticks ❏ Soft Rifle Case ❏ Hard Rifle Case ❏ Gun Cleaning Kit


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