Author Archives: Steve

On the lookout for a decent buck

Just back from a couple of nights away in absolute pristine weather with absolutely no need for crampons and in fact as the days got older it was becoming more a case for snow shoes!, I sometimes found myself falling … Continue reading

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2 Cham at 363 and 330 meters

Out for a couple of nights hunting on the Chamois in howling winds but otherwise fine weather.  I got on to three does in an alpine basin at the above distances.  They were obviously onto me so it was a … Continue reading

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Ah Jeez what? more curry?

                    I am pausing to wonder if I am still living in Glenhope or is it Bangladesh! I must call a halt to these freezer ingredients by golly gosh.  Mind you … Continue reading

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Ingredients for a curry

                    With Tahr, Pig, Deer and Chamois all recently added to the freezer it was decreed by she who must be obeyed.  “We lack some goat to make a curry.” More … Continue reading

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Remy 243 gets a walk

                  With my forty year odd VX1 Leupold playing up lately on my equally old Sako .222 I was coerced into taking the newer Remington 243 out in the bush for a … Continue reading

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Tahr trip 2018

Celebrated my birthday this year with a five day hunting trip camped at 5000 ft. The opening couple of days saw strong Easterly winds try and dislodge me from my precarious eerie but the Macpac Plateau tent refused to budge … Continue reading

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I just had a pig of a time

                  Came across this character this morning on the opposite side of a gully I had just sidled into.  He was mooching around some windfall playing now you see me now you … Continue reading

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Yeah…..Nah

Climb max shirt still on hold is the latest!  Sourcing material is proving harder than first envisaged it would seem.   Bugger! …never mind

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9.5″ Cham buck taken in soft snow

                  It took all of 90 minutes to retrieve this head.  I negotiated the terrain with an axe and rifle/knife only, leaving my pack behind and also my camera!!!!! Not so much … Continue reading

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Swazi reproducing the climb-max shirt again

Just heard the long sleeved version of the climb max shirt is soon to be available again.  It will be first introduced in a black colour which I would especially welcome  for Winter Cham. hunting and also there will be … Continue reading

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