Category: Hunting

3 Supplements to Bring Backpacking

supplements for backpacking

During my Delta Dall Sheep Hunt, I took 3 Supplements and was amazed how big of a difference it made. Every ounce counts, but with some research, these three found a place in my pack. I choose these 3 Supplements to increase my athletic…

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Instant Backcountry Bulletproof Coffee

a cup of Instant bullet proof coffee for the backcountry

This is another “non-recipe”. Instant Backcountry Bulletproof Coffee was a big part of my nutrition on my Dall sheep hunt, but it really simple to make, takes up little room in your pack, and delivers calories and coffee while practically weighing nothing. I now keep…

Super Easy Packable Keto Lunch

packable keto lunch

I have a hard time calling this a recipe, but my Packable Keto Lunch worked so well on my sheep hunt I now keep a stash my fridge. I try to have prep salads for lunch, but sometimes it just doesn’t happen, and I…

DIY High-Fat Dehydrated Dinners for Backpack Hunting

After going through all the work to become fat adapted for my sheep hunt, I couldn’t find premade backpacking meals that were high enough in fat and lower-carbs. So, along with my Triple Cocoa Coconut Fat Bombs, made my own DIY Dehydrated Backpacking Dinner….

Delta Dall Sheep Hunt 2018

Gina Ciolkosz wtih Dall Sheep

  A LITTLE BACKGROUND ON MY HUNTING BUDDY   Just before I started dating my husband, I was about to join Match.com (I promise this is about hunting!) It was August 2013, I needed a hunting buddy for the upcoming sheep season. I would…

Designing a Sheep Hunting Fitness Program

Now is the Time to Get Ready for Hunting Season Now is the time to think about designing a sheep hunting fitness program. A couple weeks before sheep season the shooting range is packed, and you see people walking around with their packs, don’t…

Why Go Keto for Sheep Hunting

sheep hunting

his Monday, I’m going Keto! This will be the first time I’ve ever tried. I generally eat Paleoish/low-carbish but I’ve never been very strict about it. I’m definitely a believer in the 80/20 rule. So, a Ketosis diet will be a change. I decided to try Keto for sheep hunting because I need all the help I can get in lightening up my pack.

NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR SHEEP HUNTING

Backcountry Nutrition The first time I went sheep hunting, I did not have a nutrition program. I was, however, in it to win it. I carried food for over 20 days. My plan was to stay out until the last day of the season if…

Hunting Tags Are Out!

Last Friday, hunting tags came out. I’d been excited, but I haven’t really draw anything in a while, so I was just cooking breakfast. My husband was sitting at our kitchen island on my computer, he gets every other Friday off, looking up tag…