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Re: Remfire, a new hunt report

August 14, 2020 10:49PM avatar
I got invited to hunt the slopes of our local ski resort yesterday. I had hunted the parking lot area in the past but never the actual runs. I knew UtahRich had experience hunting in his area and he gave me some great tips.

We rode the lift up almost 1400 feet and started hunting downhill. The hunt started slow for me, mostly pennies and a dime, but I crossed into another run and started finding quarters almost every zig zag across the run. Not much trash except ski/snowboard hardware. I tried to hit the oldest runs as the resort started in the 1950s. Many coins (no silver), a few ski related pins, but no jewelry, the best find was a 1971 Kennedy half. After a long day (10 am to 5 pm) I found 96 coins including 36 quarters.

1400 vertical feet is a lot to cover in the time we were up there and getting back to the parking lot on time meant going too fast to be thorough, especially in the lower runs. Steep downhill means wear good lace up high top boots, and take a lunch and plenty of water.

I was using my XP Deus with the 9” X35 coil, mostly in a custom program based on Deus Fast, but checked some targets with the GM Power program. The Deus was a great tool because of its light weight, and I liked the easily adjustable shaft; short for hunting above me and the sides of the chutes and long for swinging in front when going downhill.

Will I do it again? Probably, but my feet and hamstrings have to rest first!
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Remfire 161 July 31, 2020 03:39PM

Remfire, it's been a couple weeks. Any new hunt report?

Monte 69 August 13, 2020 07:49PM

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Remfire 76 August 14, 2020 10:49PM

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DirtDigger 75 August 05, 2020 10:56AM

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Goondock 77 August 05, 2020 09:11AM

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Kickindirt 71 August 02, 2020 07:48PM

Great Haul!

zincoln 76 August 01, 2020 08:24PM

Ringing up the finds!

UtahRich 74 July 31, 2020 11:27PM

Re: Ringing up the finds!

Remfire 77 August 01, 2020 06:34AM

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OregonGregg 73 July 31, 2020 09:48PM

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Remfire 71 July 31, 2020 10:24PM

Congrats! A nice batch of rings for one hunt.thumbs up

Monte 78 July 31, 2020 04:21PM

Re: Congrats!

Remfire 73 July 31, 2020 04:41PM

Thank you, and that makes sense.

Monte 76 July 31, 2020 07:23PM

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D&P-OR 83 July 31, 2020 04:00PM

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Remfire 76 July 31, 2020 04:30PM

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D&P-OR 84 July 31, 2020 05:52PM



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