Tue, 17 December 2019
Me and the whole family were back up in the Wood River Valley of Idaho this weekend so that I could elk hunt. It just so happened that a friend of ours had a condo available that they could not use this weekend. So, the whole family was able to go.
I hunted during the days, and I was able to hang out with Autumm and Hattie in the evenings. Because of the short days, we actually ended up with quite a bit of time together, so it worked out really well.
For my outdoor clothing I prefer to wear wool to any other fabric, natural or man made. After this weekend, I really want to solute all those farmers who are producing wool. On my first evening I got my pickup stuck and was out in the middle of nowhere in a snow storm for quite a while. I was dressed in wool base layers, socks, pants and a heavy wood sweater. I was dry and warm, and the wind just did not have that much impact on me.
The next two days I spent climbing steep slopes in about 2 feet of snow in pursuit of these elusive big game animals. Between taking every step knee deep into snow and laying prone in the snow several times I never got cold or wet. The wool clothing did just as advertised, and I could not have been more pleased. This miracle fabric is an excellent investment!