The Grand Mesa is heavily forested and offers a wide variety of terrain: from the spruce, fir and aspen forests up to 11,000 feet, to the piñonjuniper woodlands at about 4,800 feet.
Bounded on N by Delta-Mesa County line; on E by Grand Mesa-Gunnison National Forest boundary, Overland Ditch, West Reservoir No. 1, and Jay Creek; on S by N Fork of Gunnison River and County Highway 92; on W by County Highway 65.
Respect motorized closures on public lands. The lower elevations are mainly private.
52% Private, 48% Public, 37% USFS, 10% BLM
Public land and private land percentages can sometime be misleading. A unit may have 80% public land, but a particluar species may only occupy 20% on the entire area. And that 20% species distribution may lie 100% within private lands. Does that sound confusing? Just remember that there are always exceptions to the rule, and land ownership is just one piece of the puzzle.
Weather can vary by elevation. See how weather varies by elevation within a unit by selecting an elevation range. Elevation ranges are based on weather stations in or near the unit. Not all weather elements are available within the unit.
Use temperature ranges to plan and prepare for your hunt. Large swings indicate a good layering system should be used.
Be sure to make note of the extreme temperatures as these often pose the greatest risk to hunters.
If you plan on hunting in higher elevation, as a rule of thumb, expect the tempture to decrease roughly 5° for every 1000' in elevation gain.
This foldable foam mat from Alps can be used in your tent to keep your comfortable while you're sleeping, or use it for a quick lounge spot in the mountains. Our favorite idea with this mat here at Blackovis is to cut this mat in half and use it as a glassing pad while hunting. And share the other half with you buddy.
How's your Latin? Good you say...so you already know that Algus means "cool to the touch." The Algus Short Sleeve Crew Top is the go-to baselayer for those extra warm days. With Badlands' Cool Touch(TM) Technology, the Algus crew will react with your sweat to lower your skin temperature. You better grab a couple because you won't want to take this one off.Features:Lightweight Wicking Base LayerCool Touch(TM) Sweat Activated FabricSilvadur(TM) Antimicrobial Technology For Odor ManagementMoisture Wicking Quick Dry FabricVideo -Badlands Algus Short Sleeve Crew
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Introducing Banded(R) RedZone ELITE 2.0 Breathable Waders. Years of hunting experience coupled with first-to-market product innovation led us to raise the standard in breathable hunting waders. We forever changed the game with the launch of our line of Banded RedZone(TM) Breathable Waders in 2012. Heralded for superior comfort and trusted for all-conditions performance. Now, through our relentless pursuit of perfection, we've raised the bar even higher. From RedZone(TM) to RedZone(TM) 2.0, we've made the best wader even better. More comfort, more performance, more feature-packed details and more durable than ever. The RedZone(TM) 2.0 line of waders are the most technologically advanced waders in waterfowl. And, it's not even close. Featuring the latest in cutting-edge fabric and seam technologies and improvements from top-to-bottom. You're in for the best wading experience of your life.
Small and lightweight enough to pack, tough enough to take anywhere. This semi full-size tripod extends to 53.5 inches, folds to just 20 inches, and weighs only 2.4 pounds. Includes a compact ball head for easy traversing.Key Features:1/4" - 1/2" Socket Mount AdapterMax Length: 53.5 in3 Section LegsAluminum legsBall HeadTwist-lock adjustment
Packed and ready for action, the Badlands Sacrifice LS is ready for your adventure. Compared to the previous design, the new Sacrifice LS has an updated Hypervent Frame, Wrapped Frame, and integrated Pistol Holder. This pack has a capacity of about 2100 - 3200 cubic inches making this perfect for multi-day hunts and offers 7 pockets that you can compartmentalize your gear in. If you're a gear freak and always pack WAY more than you need, the Sacrifice LS is the pack for you!Features:Updated Hypervent FrameRifle Boot IncludedPistol HolderMultiple Lash PointsUpdated Wrapped FrameQuick-Release Drawstring PocketEliminated the Squeaking issue w/ previous modelVideo -Badlands Sacrifice LS Backpack
Grand Mesa terrain ranges from high elevation (11,000ft) spruce/fir forests to low elevation (4,800ft) piñon-juniper woodlands.