Alaskan Hunting Adventure [Prelude]

This time we are heading to Alaska, the vast mountainous terrain and the unknown awaits us. We’re super excited. We may not know what is on the other side, but one thing is for sure, when we get there we need to know that our shooting abilities and equipment are prepared for anything.

Stalking in the UK or Europe your average shot is never more than 150-200yds maximum. However, heading in to the vast territory of Alaska with a valley on one side that looks like a hop away and a mountain to the back of you that equally looks like a skip away are in fact miles.

What happens if our animals are 3, 4, 500yds away. What if this is our only chance of harvesting that animal, or in fact eating, are we capable of taking that shot? Is our equipment up to the task at hand? We head to WMS Firearms Training with renowned sniper school coach Andrew Venables to put our shooting skills and equipment to the test in this 3-part series we cover:

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Shooting at more than 150-200 metres would stump many people, but thanks to Andrew Venables and his amazing 'Sniper School', we're about to learn how to make a safe, clean shot from astonishing distances