Here are some additional tips for dressing large game.

  • Because it’s harder to move larger animals, you may need to skin and quarter the animal to pack it out, particularly in a remote area.
  • If you’re unable to hang the animal for skinning, begin by making a lengthwise cut and removing one side of the hide. Then turn the animal onto the skinned hide and skin the other side.
  • To keep dirt off the meat, use the inside of the removed hide as a protective mat as you quarter the animal.
  • Put each quarter in a game sack and attach the sacks to a backpack frame for the hike out.