Whether you hunt elk every year at your getaway cabin in the woods or are planning a long distance trip to harvest a once in a lifetime ram, you’re going to need a couple pieces of essential gear. Bad luck that many incur while hunting is often attributed to missing a key item forgotten back at home or at camp. As a hunting fanatic, the essential items are near impossible to forget: tents, food, ammunition and your guns. However there are also some easily forgotten items that are essential for effective hunting and critical for survival. Here is a short list of items that could make or break your adventure.