- Gear List
You'll be hunting hard on this amazing opportunity to pursue Bighorns in the northern most Bighorn area in Canada. Hard hunting and backpack style hunt with quad access to glassing spots. Plan on being patient and spending time behind glass as you look for a true trophy to show itself. Not a migration hunt and there are no park lines on this hunt. Rams will go into valleys and timbered faces making them hard to turn up. Weather can play a role in this hunt as well, so patience will be key. This is a hunt for a truly experienced hunter. 12 hunting days.
- Species: Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
- Average Classification: 150 - 170
- Shot Opportunity: 65
- Weapon: Rifle
- Hunt Catalog #: RB7792-01
- Tag Availability: Landowner Voucher
Curl length is 31 to 37 range. Average length is 33", with 14 to 15.5" bases. Age classification target is 8/9 year old rams. This is a 4/5 curl area.
Hunter should be capable of shooting 600 yards with their rifle. Recommend a turret style scope.
September 01, 2020 - October 15, 2022
- Price: $57,500.00
5% GST is added to all hunts. Tags and licenses are purchased upon arrival into Grande Prairie. Cost is under $500 USD for these. Hunters will stay in a hotel 1 night at beginning of hunt and 1 night at end of hunt.
Northern Willmore area, Alberta, Canada
Deposits are not refundable. When you make a deposit or payment that money is used to reserve your adventure dates and we cannot sell them to anyone else. If for some reason you have to cancel, you will lose your deposit and any payments you have made. If you are concerned that you might get sick or otherwise have to cancel, we suggest buying trip insurance. There are insurance companies that specialize in providing insurance policies for outfitter bookings and hunts. One such company we recommend is globalrescue.com. It is also our policy, depending on the adventure you booked and at our discretion, that if you have to cancel and we are able to book a replacement for you at the regular price we will work with you to apply your deposits to another adventure. Please note that we cannot refund or roll state or government license fees, application fees, draw results, or tags.
You'll be hunting hard on this amazing opportunity to pursue Bighorns in the northern most Bighorn area in Canada. Hard hunting and backpack style hunt with quad access to glassing spots. Plan on being patient and spending time behind glass as you look for a true trophy to show itself. No park lines in this hunt. Rams will will go into valleys and timbered faces making them hard to turn up. Weather can play a role in this hunt as well, so patience will be key. This is a hunt for a truly experienced hunter.
HuntX Scale (Low 1 - 5 High)
- Lodging & Accommodations: Backpack Tent?
Lodging & Accommodations Scale
5 - Cabin/Lodge
4 - Bunk House/Trailer
3 - Wall Tent
2 - Backpack Tent
1 - Client Provided/Hotel
Base camp for this hunt will be several wall tents. There will be 1 tent for cooking/eating, 1 tent for clients, and another tent for guides. Generator in base camp but cell phone service is not very reliable. Hunters should plan on satellite phone or in reach. Spike camps are regularly used on this hunt and are usually Hillberg type tents.
- Menu & Food: Field Kitchen?
Menu & Food Scale
5 - 5 Star Catered
4 - Full Kitchen
3 - Field Kitchen
2 - Backpack Food
1 - Client Provided
Food in camp is home cooked meals. On the mountain, it is freeze dried and snack foods
- Physical Conditions: Heavy Hiking?
Physical Conditions Scale:
5 - All Vehicle Access
4 - Light Hiking
3 - Moderate Hiking
2 - Heavy Hiking
1 - Extreme Back Country
Some quad use, but expect to be in good physical shape. Especially if a spike camp is needed to position yourself on a ram. Elevations run from 3000 to 7000 feet. Most hunts will include a guide plus spotter to help you locate your ram. Quad riding can be very technical and hunters need to be skilled or they will need to double behind a guide.
Transportation (To/From Basecamp)
All hunts into this area will start and end in Grand Prairie Alberta. Transition airport would be either Calgary or Edmonton, Alberta. There are daily flights on Air Canada or West Jet. It's about a 2.5 hour drive to the area.
- Lodging & Accommodations
- Menu & Food
- Physical Conditions
Hunters need optics, day pack, backpack tent, rifle, etc. but all this information should be in the gear list hunters need to bring game bags, trophy tags, knives for skinning. Full gear list to be provided when booked.
What Outfitter Provides
- Wall tents and backpack tents
What to Bring
- High quality optics - spotting scope/tripod and range finding binocs.
- Good sleeping bag, rated to zero F. and sleeping pad
- Safety glasses and sunglasses
- Comfortable and durable hiking boots
- Moderate to cold weather hunting gear-layering system recommended
- Hunting hats & gloves
- Rain Gear
- Rifle with 40 rounds of ammunition
- Game Bags
- Skinning knives
- Thermal base layers
- What Outfitter Provides
- What to Bring