Elk Hunting Itinerary
Whether you arrive
by plane or car, you will be greeted by Kurt, or one of our trusted crew members. On the Saturday of
your arrival, you will stay in one of the Big
Sky area ranches or hotels and treated to a hot, hardy meal. It
is here that you will become acquainted with our guides and the
hunters with whom you will spend the rest of the week.
Your hunt begins on the Sunday after a warm, filling breakfast.
While the guides gather your gear and start packing the mules, you
will be taught about our horses and horsemanship skills. This is an
orientation we give regardless of riding experience so that we
(guides, hunters, and horses) are on the same page. All will mount
their steeds and head up Sage Creek into
Upon your arrival into elk camp, after a three hour horseback ride,
a hearty lunch of hot soup and sandwiches will await you.
The afternoon bow hunt or rifle hunt may consist of a short ride to
one of many open meadows where you and your guide might spot, glass,
stalk, or sit and watch heavily used areas for a bull elk to appear.
After your Sunday evening elk hunt is finished, supper will be ready
for you in elk camp.
The next morning a generous breakfast will greet you. It is then
that your guide will discuss your morning elk hunt with you. It may
consist of still hunting, spotting, stalking or bugling to locate or
draw bull elk in. He will also coordinate with the other hunters and
elk guides, where the day might take you into the Lee Metcalf
After breakfast each day, the cook and camp tender set up a sack
lunch buffet from which you may choose as much as you like. While
you and your elk guide are on the hunt, you both may decide visit
elk camp for some hot lunch then head out after relaxing midday for
another evening hunt.
Two hunters in a wilderness area looking for the perfect shot from
the elusive elk…there is no doubt that the stories will be as
bountiful as the meals. Rest assured you’ll have that treat too!
Meal times are generally jam-packed with hunters and guides talking
over each other to tell of the action they had that day.
After the rest of the week is spent hunting, eating, and
storytelling, we will return to the Big Sky
area ranch, cabin or hotel, and eat yet another hearty supper. The
next morning, breakfast is served and you return to reality as you
You will find very useful information on the pages of this
website, but we are happy to answer any questions you may have.
After browsing, we invite you contact us by filling out our
Request Form for elk hunts. Call 406-220-0755 for trophy mule deer
hunts and fishing trips.