Hunt big game from our remote wilderness tent camp. With no motorized vehicles, this is a physically demanding hunt. Our back country season typically runs from the first Saturday in September to the Sunday after Thanksgiving. 

See Chris in action - click the photo above

We are proud to be partners in conservation, working with MTFWP and the USDA Forest Service to maintain healthy habitats and wildlife populations while preserving the unique character of wilderness.

Wilderness hunting requires careful planning and the right gear to ensure both safety and efficiency in the field. For a rundown of the essential equipment click the link in the FAQ section below.

Archery Only:

September 7 – 14   8 Days

Early Rifle:

September 14 – 21    8 days

September 24 – 1      8 days

October 6 – 13           8 days

General Season Hunts:

October 21 – 27   7 Days

November 4 – 10  7 Days


2024 DATES

Watch Kevin's hunt - click the photo above

2024 RATES

Prices listed are for elk and deer combination hunts. Ask us about other species available.

  • Fully Guided : 2 Hunters/1 Guide –  $6500 per Hunter
  • Semi-Guided: Base Price –  $4500 *
  • Drop Camp : Base Price  – $3500 *

* Additional charges dependent on use days, equipment needed, desired location, occupancy, and personnel and livestock required

Licenses are purchased through Montana FWP and are not included in prices above.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks website has everything you need to plan your hunt. Click the link above to discover the licenses and hunting opportunities available.

For more information on the license draw and point systems, watch the video below.



Nonresidents must apply for Montana FWP’s big game license draw. The state has set the price at $1242 for the big game combo which includes elk, deer, upland game bird, and fishing.  Black bear tags and wolf tags are also available to non-residents. We suggest purchasing all available preference points if planning to hunt this year.

Animals are gutted, quartered, wrapped in game bags or manties, and packed out to the trailhead. While meat is in camp, it’s hung from a game pole following bear compliance regulations. Watch a video of packing out elk here Mastering Elk Packing: Expert Strategies Revealed

Your personal hunting gear including a big game rifle and clothing. You’ll also need your own sleeping bag. For a detailed list, click here Essential equipment flyer pdf

Our camp is a home away from home. We supply comfortable wood heated canvas wall tents, cots, sleeping pads, roomy cook tent with delicious hearty meals, and a shower tent. Competent guides and well-traveled mountain horses complete the package.

Our early rifle season camp is in MTFWP hunting district 280. Our bow and general season camp is located in hunting district 281.

Shaley, bare peaks above timbered valleys make up most of the terrain. Altitude ranges from approximately 5000 to 9000 feet.

The fall weather is often dry and can be warm in the early seasons. It can be deceiving and changeable. September day time temperature have ranged from 80 degress above zero to twenty degrees below. Wind or precipitation can also have increased effects at higher altitude.

From October on, snow and freezing cold is is expected.

Our FS permitted maximum allowable camp capacity is 15 total individuals, clients, and personnel. There will never be more than twelve clients in camp at one time, with the usual standard being six clients per hunt.

Wilderness camps do not have electricity available. Plan on bringing additional battery packs for your phone or digital devices. We have a small solar panel for charging phones and electronic devices for the camp to share. There is only intermittent cell service from mountain peaks.  Do not expect reliable cell phone coverage to make calls or use GPS apps.