Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 75 - La Plata and San Juan Counties
The wilderness area boundary north of Pagosa often holds elk when snow pushes them down. Areas south of Pagosa Springs and east of Highway 84 can provide good hunting as snow begins to accumulate.
Gear Recommendations for Elk Hunting From
Exped DownMat UL Winter-Regular
Ultra-high R-Value in a light and compact package for fast and light, human powered winter camping and ski touring adventures. DownMat UL Winter ships with a Schnozzel Pumpbag UL M for rapid, effortles and moisture free inflation, ensuring maximum insulation performance. Our anti-slip GripSkin coating, proven Flat Valves, and extra thick air cushion make this the ultimate winter sleeping pad.______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Regular Product DetailsTemperature: -25.6 degCThickness: 3.5"Length: 72"Mat Weight: 22.2 ozPump Weight: 2.1 ozPacksack Weight: 0.5 ozWeight Capacity: 330 lbs______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Wide/Long Product DetailsTemperature: -25.6 degCThickness: 3.5"Length: 77.6"Mat Weight: 30.5 ozPump Weight: 2.1 ozPacksack Weight: 0.6 ozWeight Capacity: 330 lbs
King's Camo Hunter Long Sleeve Tee-Desert Shadow-Medium
King's Camo lightweight tee is just what have been looking for in a hunting camo shirt. 100% polyester Quick Dry fabric with a birds-eye texture that enhances its natural wicking properties keeping you dry and comfortable. Includes a large pocket at the left chest. You can't get any better than King's performance hunting camouflage long sleeve shirt. Perfect for early season archery or a base layer shirt that will keep you dry and in full concealment.Features:100% polyester quick dry materialBirds-eye micro holes for enhance breathabilityQuick Dry slick materialSingle front pocketRaglan SleeveHeat Transfer King's Logo on front pocketTagless inner tag for comfort
MTN OPS Yeti - 20 Individual Trail Packs-Blue Raspberry-20 Pack
Your best preparation for tomorrow is what you do today. Whether you're preparing to embark on a high country spot-and-stalk big game hunt or an intense cross country mountain bike ride, physical outdoor activities like these demand that your body be able to handle the extreme conditions required to conquer them. You need vital nutrients to support, sustain and oxygenate the body's maximum output in order to increase performance in both your mind and muscles. Mtn Ops Yeti(TM)-Monster Pre-Workout Formula strengthens your body with explosive sustained energy, increasing your levels of performance and endurance.Each container comes with 20 individual trail packs so you can always have a pre-workout on the go for those last minute hikes or trips to the gym.
Crispi Thor II GTX Hunting Boot-Olive-9
The CRISPI Thor II GTX was designed exclusively for the North American Market and was tested in the rugged mountains of the West. This boot has a minimalistic feel but is capable of conquering any mountain. The Thor II GTX is the perfect option for those looking for an early season, ultra lightweight boot with a stiffer flex, worthy of climbing any grade of terrain. The exclusive Crispi sole is designed to handle any type of grade thrown at it. The new Thor ll utilizes an upper material called PUtek which is a cordura material woven with threads of Polyurathane. This allows the boots to remain lightweight and breathable while drastically increasing its durability.The Thor II GTX is a non-insulated, super-breathable boot but is still waterproof thanks to the Gore-Tex(R) lining.Video - Crispi Thor II GTX
Vortex Vulture HD 15x56 Binoculars-Green
Let there be light. With 56mm objective lenses, Vulture HD series binoculars deliver absolutely incredible light transmission and superior low light performance-a critical attribute at dawn and dusk when game can be most active. And the phase-corrected roof prisms, fully multi-coated optics and our proprietary XR coatings deliver a super-bright image that's sharp from edge-to-edge. Our proprietary ArmorTek coating on all exterior lenses resists scratches and smudges.
Eberlestock F5 Switchblade 1720 Backpack-Mountain
The F5 Switchblade is a great EDC pack that keeps a low profile, while maximizing space and organization. Open the top lid pocket and you will find two magazine pouches, and other small organizing features. The front of the pack features an over sized pocket for quick access to your important items. On each side is a pair drawstring cup holder pockets, as well as a side zip pocket, big enough for a spotting scope, small tripod, or other long items. Inside you will find a document divider for an iPad, laptop, other electronics or even a short-barreled rifle.FeaturesRare-earth magnetic openings allow quick access to handgun concealed carry pouches from either side of the pack.Loop-velcro PALS webbing inside allows you to rack either MOLLE- or velcro-backed accessories.Interior pockets for hydration bladder, mags, small item organizers, and more.Detachable harness.New MOLLE-10 webbing offers the ability to carry standard 3-row MOLLE accessories, with a 60% weight savings over standard 25mm MOLLE matrixes.New patent pending weapon-stowage features:Ambidextrous concealed holster suitable for most handguns, including full-frame automatics.Hipbelt compatible.Video - Eberlestock F5 Switchblade 1720 Backpack
Similar Nearby Elk Units
Archuleta, Hinsdale, La Plata, and San Juan
Hunters must be prepared to walk into remote and forested areas. Do not expect to see elk from roads or areas open to OHVs. In early seasons, stick to cool areas on north-facing slopes in the spruce/fir and aspen forests.
La Plata and San Juan
Finding bulls is tough. They have survived by knowing how to avoid hunters. Concentrate on rugged terrain away from other hunters. Weather often dictates the success rate in this area.