If you are a hunter and active on social media these days, there is a good chance that you might be familiar with subscription boxes focused on providing items specifically tailored to the outdoorsman. Being someone that is very picky when selecting gear for my adventures, I was hesitant to dive in and see what the hype was all about.
Since becoming a hunter, I have come to realize that it is more than just a hobby. For me, it is something that I focus on year round. Constantly preparing and working on my craft. One of the ways that I prepare for the coming fall is by reflecting on how my gear held up and what I would do differently.
With this in mind, I decided to give Mountain Hunter Box a try. Their boxes come out monthly and you can subscribe month to month or in 3 and 6 month increments. If you go month to month each box costs a few dollars more. Month to month is 44.99$, 3 month subscription is 44$ per box or 132$, and a 6 month subscription is 42$ per box or 252$ (shipping costs 3.99$).
Each box is selected to provide quality and useful gear at a value upwards of $80 (3 – 5 items included) but for no more than 49$ after shipping costs. The box that I received was their “Dreaming Of Elk” box. It’s value is 75$. Each month the theme of the boxes changes so that you will never receive duplicate items.
My box came with some very useful items. Some that I used this last fall and some that I will definitely put to use this upcoming season. The one item that stood out to me immediately was the Phelps AMP diaphragm call. I used this exact call last September when I harvested my bull. The other super useful item that you can never get enough of is wind checker.
Two items that came in the box that I do not currently use are the VIAM outdoors gear bag and multicloth. The gear bag is great to keep essentials separated and quickly accessible. While the multicloth will be great for providing shade while glassing or for keeping meat clean during the quartering process.
The one item that I was unfamiliar with and was uncertain about whether or not I would use was the Game Changer call. I didn’t even know what it was at first and after reading that it would be a replacement for a bugle tube, I was a bit skeptical. I ended up trying it out and was quite pleased with the sound that I got from it as well as the rich tone. I already have a Phelps bugle tube, so one of the things that I will need to do will be sound comparisons.
All in all I was very pleased with the contents of the box and definitely recommend it to people who are looking to try out new products or even ones that are proven to work. Orders ship on the 4th of every month, so that is something keep in mind and they do ship to Canada. Visit https://www.themountainhunterbox.com/ to start your subscription today.
Below are a few examples of previous month’s boxes.