School of Hard Nocks

Are you struggling with archery success? Are you new to bowhunting and could use some mountain experience? Come see if the school of Hard Nocks is for you!

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Our gear is field tested and yeilds results every season. Check our proof on social media.

Made to Order by Hand

Each and every order is made by hand either in a fashion perfected by our founder Jed Luther or by Jed himself. Right here in Montana USA.

Our Offerings

Order some gear today and we'll start on it tomorrow.

Featured Products

The Bow Dangler 3-point Sling

3-point sling for the bow, maintain positive control at all times.

The Bugle Keeper

When quick deployment is the name of the game look no further than the RPO Bugle Keeper! This piece uses strong magnets to attach your bugle to your belt, pack, or anywhere with exposed webbing. Fits most standard bugle tubes, this offers quick attachment and detachment with the magnetic fixture. This also has an option to use the attached shock chord to have a strong attachment when you’re diving through the brush. The bugle wrap has an elastic strip that can hold one diaphragm call and a small section of Molle so you can attach your diaphragm call keeper directly to your bugle.

The Diaphram Call Keeper

Whether you are hunting Elk or Turkeys let your calls ride in style. Each elastic pocket holds your calls firmly so they won’t be lost, and the keeper can be attached anywhere you have some open webbing.

Limited Time Packages

The Pateman

-RPO molle base
-Forward opening full-size binocular pouch
-Rangefinder pouch
-Small zipper top pouch


The Luther

-RPO Molle base
-Forward opening full-size binocular pouch
-Rangefinder pouch
-Bear Spray pouch


The Speedgoat

-RPO Molle base
-Forward opening full-size binocular pouch
-Rangefinder pouch
-Hydration pouch(fits up to 3L bladder, bladder not included)



Whether its made custom for your binoculars or some other piece of gear we can make it happen.


Apparell and Stickers

The Material

All pouches bases and attachments are made from 1000D Cordura nylon fabric, Heavy-duty buckles, mil-spec Cordura webbing, and mil-spec breathable gear mesh. As much as possible Raw materials are sourced in the USA and each piece is hand made here in Montana. This gear is cut and tear resistant.

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What is School of Hard Nocks?

Are you struggling with archery success? Are you new to bowhunting and could use some mountain experience? Welcome to the school of Hard Nocks. Shoot a course with experienced hunters and make yourself a better bowhunter. We will help you discover how you can up your game or just help you gain the confidence you need for the mountain!

Entrance fee includes:

  • Use of Initial Ascent day pack
  • A day pass for day of course selected and a free additional day pass
  • Free Onx premium 1 year membership
  • Exclusive discounts codes from some amazing companies
  • As well as exclusive access to the Night School of Hard Nocks, where we will break down the day and go over topics such as E scouting and OnX use.
Shoot through a course with our certified instructors and receive coaching on shot placement, footwork, etc. while having a blast and making new friends along the way!

After the day is complete...

Join us for some hunting tailgate action to discuss what was learned and ask any questions you can think of! We love discussing set ups, arrow weight and any other topic.

Shooters should be prepared...

for 3-4 hours on the course. Morning courses begin at 7 am and afternoon courses begin at 2 pm. Morning Sessions include VIP access to the mountain. We will be the first people on the course. Shooters are encouraged to have their hunting gear on. If you wear a bino harness, a pack or have a bow mounted quiver while hunting, please do so on the course.

Practice like you play!

This course is geared to put you in as real life shooting scenarios as possible. Please be prepared to push your comfort limits as we designed this course to challenge you. We pull from our past experiences to make sure you are as prepared as possible for whatever the mountain throws at you!

School of Hard Nocks Sessions

These sessions are extremely limited so don't wait!

2023 Season Packages


Day pass plus free additional pass. Free OnX premium membership. Use of Initial Ascent daypack for the course. Discount codes from Initial Ascent, Straight Six Archery and Red Patch Outdoors.


Basic Plus

Basic package plus RPO Bowdangler.



Basic Plus package and choice of RPO Luther or Pateman chest rig package in either tan, green, multi cam or blaze orange.


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