For many outdoor users, heading into the backcountry is about finding that awesome solitude that brings both peace of mind and peace of body. Hunter and videographer Chris Mann pairs that pursuit with hunting as part of High Range Hunting, which takes veterans, first responders and families of fallen military personnel out on hunts nationwide.
Hear how Chris uses the outdoors for himself and what he’s learned through the act of solitude on this episode of the Humans Outside podcast.
[1:39] Chris Mann’s favorite outdoor space
[2:05] About Chris’s military service and what he’s doing now
[4:33] About High Range Hunting
[8:01] How Chris became a hunter
[12:07] Why hunting is therapy
[14:44] Why veterans like hunting
[19:50] Why Chris hesitated to hunt after his service
[23:10] The solace of hunting
[32:11] How to support veterans through hunting
[36:47] Chris’s favorite outdoor gear
[38:38] Chris’s most essential outdoor gear
[42:09] Chris’s favorite outdoor moment