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BRad Carter

Brad was raised in Western Wyoming and was introduced to big game hunting by his father while chasing elk and mule deer in the mountains around his home. Brad started a website in 2009 called HuntAddicts.com and more recently owns and manages Altitude Outdoors. He finds fulfillment in hunting big game on public land, especially Mule Deer.

You can typically find Brad in the Altitude Outdoors Gear Shop in Afton, Wyoming.

In today’s hunting and outdoor industry, we’re lucky to have a greater selection of base layers than ever. More choices can …

June 1, 2019

Athlon Cronus 15×56 Review Athlon Optics have been gaining steam over the past couple of years, especially in the tactical and …

June 1, 2019
Using ball head for digiscoping

As Featured in Winter 2016 Issue of Western Hunter Magazine A lot of us spend our lives chasing dreams and careers …

March 4, 2019
Mule Deer Film (CC)

I just released a new mule deer film called Connected. This was filmed during the 2017 season while scouting, archery hunting, …

January 25, 2018

Our new Mule Deer video: Connected, will be released later this month. This film will follow Brad Carter as he scouts hunts …

January 9, 2018

Hunting High Country Mule Deer: Step 2 – “Identifying Patterns” – This is part 2 of 3 in a series on hunting …

December 18, 2017
Hunting Bow Repair in Field

Equipment failure during a hunt can end the hunt, especially when one  your essential tools fails, like your bow. Today’s compound bows …

November 29, 2017
Brad Glassing with Benro B00 Ball Head

Tripods are one of the most important tools we carry on our hunts. We use them to stabilize our spotting scopes, binoculars, …

June 1, 2019
Hilleberg Tent and Mule Deer in Backcountry Hunting

Hunting and camping is a lot different than just camping for camping’s sake. When you throw a hunt in the mix, suddenly  …

November 16, 2017
Using Trail Cameras for Mule Deer

Trail Cameras can be amazing tools, but using trail cameras effectively for mule deer can be frustrating, they can be effective tools in …

June 1, 2019

This is part 1 of a 3 article series on how to find big mule deer bucks in the high country. Hunting Big Mule …

November 10, 2017
Water during backcountry hunts

We know that water becomes extremely precious when you have to hike to get it, especially if your camped in a high …

November 9, 2017
Sitka Kelvin Lite Hoody Review Brown (Dirt Color)

Sitka Kelvin Lite Hoody – The new Kelvin Lite Hoody is a newly designed offering from Sitka Gear in 2017. It’s built …

November 8, 2017
Scouting Mature Mule Deer Bucks

Preseason Scouting for Mule Deer — Is it worth it? Pre-season scouting seems to be getting more and more popular, but is …

November 7, 2017
Tag on Mule Deer Antler

I cut my teeth hunting Wyoming mule deer and elk as a teenager — hunting with my father, and brother; Ben.  Ben had …

June 1, 2019
Athlon Ares hunting Spotting Scope in Field

Athlon Ares 15-45x60mm ED Spotting Scope Review – Exceptional Performance at an even better price! We’re all searching for the perfect glass …

June 1, 2019
3 Point Mule Deer Buck in Winter

Mule Deer Winter Kill States: What should we expect? Many of us who live, or hunt in the intermountain west realize that …

July 18, 2017
Robby Denning Mule Deer Hunter

In this episode of the Hunt The High Country Podcast, we sit down with Robby Denning and talk Mule Deer hunting. Robby …

July 18, 2017
Mike Johnson Taxidermist

In this episode of the Hunt The High Country Podcast, we sit down with Mike Johnson and talk taxidermy field tips – …

July 13, 2017
Podcast Mike Johnson Drama Buck and Taxidermy

In this episode of the Hunt The High Country podcast, we sit down with Mike Johnson, a big game taxidermist from …

June 10, 2017

Brad Carter breaks down different types of tents and some things you should consider when looking for your next lightweight, backcountry hunting shelter!

May 30, 2017

Tipi’s are an awesome backcountry shelter options because they’re lightweight, have a ton of head room, lots of floor space for hunters …

May 30, 2017
OnXMaps Prostaff Ed Gramza Podcast

In this episode the Hunt the High Country Podcast, we talk with Edward Gramza, the prostaff manager for OnXMaps. Ed also serves …

May 11, 2017

In this podcast episode we sat down with Justin Finch and talked about his 2016 season; tagging 3 mule deer bucks …

May 4, 2017
Randy Johnson talks Sheep Hunting

In this episode of the Hunt the High Country podcast, we sit down with Randy Johnson, who has a lifetime of experience chasing …

April 12, 2017

On this episode of the “Hunt the High Country” podcast, we sit down with Kyle Paxman and talk about big mule deer – …

March 28, 2017

On this episode of the “Hunt the High Country” podcast, we sit down with Zach Key and talk about big mule deer, …

March 11, 2017

By Caid Evans Colorado. In terms of big game management, Colorado has it figured out. I have been applying for Colorado for …

February 14, 2017

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to watch the first video of our Idaho Invasion deer hunt.  This hunt is a self guided hunt …

January 25, 2017

If you’ve followed Altitude Outdoors for very long, especially on social media you may be familiar with our self guided Idaho deer …

January 25, 2017

We’re excited to announce our new Youtube channel where we will bring you some of the daily ins and outs of the …

January 25, 2017

After losing his father in the spring of the year, Kyle Paxman scores big on a giant droptine mule deer in Wyoming with his late father cheering him on!

January 8, 2017

Sitka Gear has long offered technical clothing and concealment patterns that lead the industry. Their products have changed our thoughts about hunting …

January 5, 2017
Gift Ideas for Backcountry Hunter - under $100

Hunters can be some of the hardest people to shop for, because many of us have enough hunting gear to do what …

December 10, 2016
Mule Deer Hunt Billy Kennington

After a long hiatus (10 months) we’re back with episode #2. Brad and Billy talk about the new Altitude gear shop in …

December 6, 2016

Austin Cowan had a season to remember after she shot her first mule deer buck on a general tag that exceeded 200 inches! That wasn't the end though, Austin also drew a Limited Entry Elk tag in Utah! Read her hunt here as she hunted hard for big bulls and made it a season to remember!

December 1, 2016
Wyoming Mule Deer Hunting Youtube

We’re excited to announce our new YouTube channel that will allow us to produce and distribute more content. Along with our new …

November 28, 2016
Idaho Invasion Buck

By  Keith Kline The morning of Oct. 9th 2016 found me and my hunting partner, Jake, headed west at 80 m.p.h. Our …

November 23, 2016
Clay Allen Jr. Fitness for Hunting

What motivates you to get fit for the hunt? Clay Allen Jr. goes over some tips to get motivated, and the most important ways to prepare your body for the rigors of hunting season in the high country!

November 18, 2016
Austin Cowan 200" buck

The 7 Year Wait – Big Utah Mule Deer – by Austin Cowan The morning of October 22 brought with it the …

November 2, 2016

Does big game management ever necessitate complete population removal? Wild Sheep are amazing and unique critters, but they are also sensitive to …

August 2, 2016

By Dennis Donati When it comes to choices for archery equipment, there have never been so many good options to choose from …

April 1, 2016

Learning a new area always has its challenges; but with today’s draw system in place, we aren’t left with much choice. It …

February 23, 2016

Hey guys, we’re excited to be involved with this project with Grayback Productions. This short film follows Ben Carter as he hunts …

February 12, 2016

“Precious Resources” not only shows video of some giant public land mule deer bucks, but it also discusses the importance conservation and …

February 9, 2016

Our “Hunt the High Country” podcast is dedicated to the backcountry and high country hunters. Each month we visit with talented high …

January 24, 2016

By Randy Johnson Sea to Summit’s Comfort Light Insulated sleeping pad is in my opinion one of the best outdoor pads that …

January 4, 2016
Sky Archery Backpack Review from Stone Glacier and David Long

David Long puts the Stone Glacier Sky Archer 6200 through the ringer during his high country Colorado hunt. Read his review and see why uses Stone Glacier backpacks on his hunts.

September 8, 2015

Each year we plan, prepare, scout, train, spend our money, leave our families, and head to the hills chasing the animals we …

July 29, 2015

Clay Allen’s footage once again finds us staring at some GIANT mule deer. These incredible bucks take a lot of patience and …

June 16, 2015

Maven Optics – Product Review by Clay Allen Maven – (mā-ven) 1. A trusted expert 2. One with knowledge based on accumulation of …

May 15, 2015

I picked up the water bottles and left the fragile security of our camp, to retrieve some much needed fresh water. I …

March 1, 2014

So a few weeks back I did a piece on things to think about and some resources to help make a decision …

February 10, 2014

The 2010 archery seasons started out like many others. Anticipation was running on high and my senses told me that it was …

February 22, 2013
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