Hunting Dall Sheep in the Yukon

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1 | Camp

Six hunters in camp all killed rams.

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2 | Horns

The ram sports long, heavy horns.

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3 | Ram

He took his ram with a 140-yard shot.

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4 | Tag

Vincent did fill his tag several days into the hunt.

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5 | Campfire

A welcomed break by the fire.

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6 | Junior

Junior has been trained to haul up to 50 pounds of meat at a time out of the mountains.

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7 | Pack Dog

The pack dog, Junior.

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8 | More Glassing

The hunters had 7,200 square miles of wilderness to themselves.

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9 | Lunch

Miles of walking and heavy loads call for calories.

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10 | Aiming

The author tagged along to photograph this dream hunt for his friend, Donnie Vincent.

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11 | Glassing

The area is just 40 miles south of the Arctic Circle.

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12 | Pilot

This Dall sheep hunt took place in the Yukon’s Bonnet Plume wilderness.

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Editor's Note: This was originally published on May 27, 2010.

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Chasing rams near the Arctic Circle is one of the most grueling hunts in North America.

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