Elk NetworkRMEF to Celebrate Conservation at 7,000 Feet

General , News Releases | July 12, 2022

MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s 2022 Mountain Festival, presented by onX Hunt, will feature world class country music performers, hunting storytellers, outdoor industry vendors and other entertainment outside in the shadows of the Wasatch Mountains at Canyons Village in Park City, Utah, July 21-24.

“We are grateful to return to beautiful Park City to hold our Mountain Festival activities,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO.

“We appreciate our volunteers, members, sponsors, and invite everyone to join us in the mountains for four days of elk, hunting and conservation celebration.”

Nightly entertainment includes concerts by Heath Sanders, a songwriters round from Shane Minor and the husband-wife duo of Wyatt and Holly McCubbin, and OutdoorClass Storyteller Night with Randy Newberg, Corey Jacobsen, John Barklow and Jaime Teigan. Admission is free to the Mountain Festival including all the nightly outdoor concerts.

Headlining additional events are the 2022 RMEF World Elk Calling Championships, presented by Sportsman’s Warehouse, on July 22-23, featuring world class competitors in six different divisions with more than $45,000 in cash and gear prizes up for grabs. Registration for interested elk callers remains open until July 13 at 5 p.m. (MDT).

The Total Archery Challenge features more than 100 3D archery targets across six different courses up on the mountain. It includes a stationary kids range and novelty shots with a chance to win multiple prizes including a truck.

The Mountain Festival Live Stage, presented by Leupold, hosts live Q&A podcasts, cooking, hunting, fitness, gear and other demonstrations and seminars. And the outdoor concourse features interactive activities and products from approximately 80 different outdoor industry vendors.

In addition to onX Hunt, Leupold and Sportsman’s Warehouse, other Mountain Festival sponsors include ALPS OutdoorZ, Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s, Browning, Danner, Davis Tent, Eberlestock, Fiocchi, Gerber, Gunwerks, KUIU, Nosler, Pack Wheel, Peax, Rocky Mountain Hunting Calls, Silencer Central, Stealth Cam, Traeger, Warn and Yeti.

About the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation:

Founded more than 38 years ago and fueled by hunters, RMEF maintains more than 225,000 members and has conserved nearly 8.4 million acres for elk and other wildlife. RMEF also works to open and improve public access, fund and advocate for science-based resource management, and ensure the future of America’s hunting heritage. Discover why “Hunting Is Conservation™” at rmef.org or 800-CALL ELK.