DEL SOL WILDERNESS ADVENTURE HUNTING TRIPS
DEL SOL OPERATES UNDER A SPECIAL USE PERMIT FROM THE WALLOWA WHITMAN NATIONAL FOREST
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY SERVICE PROVIDER
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Set Up or Supplied Camp
Del Sol will provide the following equipment for a Hunting Supplied Camp:
- Wall Tent
- Wood Stove
- 2 Burner Propane Stove
- 1 Lantern
- 2 Tables
- Folding chairs
- Sleeping cots
- Propane for Cook Stove and Lantern
Del Sol DOES NOT provide the following:
- Wood Saw
- Kitchen (Including Cookware, Plates, Plastic ware)
- Water Containers for Collection and Transfer to Camp
Hunting clients are expected to bring the following to Supplied Hunting Camp:
- Personal Gear
- Sleeping Bag
- Sleeping Pad
- Kitchen Gear
- Water Containers (5 Gallon Collapsible)
- Saw and Axe in Good Condition.
- Cell phone, SAT phone or InReach texting device
- 6 heavy duty game bags/hunter
- Hunting gear
Each rider is required to sign a form limiting Del Sol’s liability.
Rifles and Bows:
Bows and rifles pack best in soft cases. Personal bow slings are acceptable.
Clients are asked to quarter their kill and bag into evenly weighted game bags .The meat should be left on the bone (except for the neck and rib cage). However, boning out the meat is acceptable if it is an extremely long/steep pack to the trail. NOTE – all meat must be packed to a horse trail for pickup.
Elk - 2 hind quarters – 2 front shoulders and 2 evenly matched loose meat bags – Total: 6 bags.
*Deer – 2 hind quarters – 2 front shoulders – Loose meat can be evenly distributed with the quarters. – Total: 4 bags.
Head and Antlers:
Clients are asked to “Cap” the skull if there is no intention of a European style mount. If a European mount is your plan, you are asked to skin out the skull in the field, remove the lower jaw, and remove as much of the meat on the skull as possible.
Hanging Your Animal – Waiting for Pickup:
Please contact Del Sol immediately after killing an animal to arrange pickup and to discuss logistics. You must get your animal to a trail and hang it appropriately to avoid spoilage. This is especially critical during archery season in the Snake River. If you hang your meat, choose a shady side of a tree. The location of the meat must be clearly marked with flagging.
Plan to meet us at your base camp to go pickup your meat or at least direct us to it.