Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 39 - Jefferson, Clear Creek, and Park Counties
Elk herds within the Central Front Range GMUs are either residential or seasonally migratory. Residential herds are found year-round at low to moderate elevations.
Unit Elevation Profile
HuntScore generates thousands of synthetic hikes in the unit to create an elevation profile. This profile is what you can expect to experience within a 2 mile hike from a road or trail in this unit.
Elevation in this unit ranges from 6735' to 14196' with a median elevation of 8652'. If you are preparing to hunt this unit you should train for hiking up and down slopes of 12.6%.
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Gear Recommendations for Elk Hunting From
Garmin inReach Explorer+
Introducing inReach Explorer+You may venture off the grid, but you're never out of reach - as long as you're carrying an inReach Explorer+. The specs and features are pretty similar to the SE+ but the main difference is that the Explorer comes preloaded with a 1:24K Topo Map of North America. These handheld satellite communicators are designed for the outdoor enthusiast who wants to roam farther and experience more - without compromising their loved ones' peace of mind. From backcountry experiences to international adventures, inReach provides communication, location sharing, navigation and critical SOS functions for anyone who loves getting away from it all, on land, water or in the skies.Features:100% global Iridium satellite coverage enables 2-way text messaging from anywhere (satellite subscription required)Wireless compatible: yes (Bluetooth(R))Trigger an interactive SOS with 24/7 search and rescue monitoring centerSend and receive text messages to SMS and emailSend and receive messages with other inReach users, exchange locationsTrack and share location with friends and family on web-based MapShare(R) portalRequest weather forecasts for current location and planned destinationVirtual keyboard for custom text messagingSend waypoints to MapShare portal during tripSend route selection to MapShare portal for friends and family to see progressWhat's Included in the box:inReach Explorer+Preloaded with TOPOUSB cableCarabiner clipDocumentationVideo -Garmin inReach Eplorer+Video -Getting Started
Duckworth Men's Maverick Merino Legging
The Duckworth Merino Wool Leggings are a versatile slim fit legging with brushed waistband and functional fly. Light weight, breathable next to skin layer designed to regulate temperature in all conditions. The best part about these wool thermal leggings is that you'd be wearing a piece that is 100% Grown, Spun, Knit and Sewn here in the US!Features:Grown, Spun, Knit and Sewn in the USA, Montana to be exactElastic WaistPre-Shrunk
MTN OPS Biotics - Probiotics & Enzymes
BIOTICS is an advanced Pre and Probiotic blend specifically formulated to increase healthy gut bacteria, while decreasing the bad gut bacteria at the same time. Properly balancing these bacterias aids in improved digestive health, stronger gut lining and combating symptoms such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea and irregular stool frequency. Improve your gut health, comfort and overall well-being with BIOTICS.USAGE: For best results take 1 serving (2 capsules) 20-30 min before any meal. Take on a daily consistent basis for best results. 80% of your immune system is stored right in your gut and that is why MTN OPS BIOTICS(TM) is so important for your daily health and wellness.
HanWag Tatra Top GTX Boots
Robust trekking boot with extra high upper. Recommended for marshes and boggy terrain - also available with a wider forefootFeaturesParticularly stable upperSoft, padded leather cuff with vent holesBall bearing lacing systemFlex zones at heel
Muddy Outdoors 1300X Laser Rangefinder
The Muddy LR1300X Laser Range Finder is about to be your new favorite range finder. With a 1300 yard range, this range finder works for most hunting applications. The ABS housing and durable rubber trim protect the unit to IP54 water protection specifications. Switch between yard and meters quickly and easily.
Horn Hunter Full Curl Combo Pack (Hybrid Curl Frame & Forky Day Pack)
When Your Hunt Changes, Your Pack Will Too. This pack is modular and has other attachments to change the pack to bigger or smaller depending on your hunt.Full Curl Combo Specs2000 cubic inches of total storagetotals 7.5 lbsHH13 "Hybrid Frame" & HH11 "Curl Pack" included in Full Curl ComboWeight 8 lbs.Drop down hydrationCollapsible "Flex Shelf"3 strap compression panels2 vertical, compression panel pocketsH3 tubular frame adds strength, supports, and flexibility for extra heavy loadsNew Adjustable Torso SystemClick Here to see our catalog of Multi-Day PacksClick Here to see our catalog of Overnight PacksClick Here to see our catalog of Day PacksClick Here to see our catalog of Travel Packs
Similar Nearby Elk Units
Clear Creek, Park, and Jefferson
Most low to mid elevation elk ranges are on private land or parks and open space lands that are generally are not open to hunting. Most public land hunting is at the mid to high elevation ranges.
Gilpin, Boulder, Clear Creek, and Jefferson
Elk herds within the Central Front Range are either residential or seasonally migratory. Residential herds are found year-round at low to moderate elevations. Migratory herds generally winter below 9,000 feet.