The Allison Divide Ranch property consists of two major canyons with multiple smaller canyon fingers and gullies representing one of the best training environments available for shooting well beyond a mile. It gets even better, lodging is also included.
THE COURSE: This course uses the challenging and unique wind conditions of Allison Divide Ranch to help shooters learn and refine wind reading and estimation skills. Concurrently, AB trainers will also teach correct ballistic solver setup, employment, and practice techniques. The course covers:
Muzzle Velocity Measurement & AnalysisAB Device Profile Setup & CalibrationMechanism of Wind DeflectionWind Direction Analysis & StrategiesWind Speed Estimation TechniquesTechniques & Methods for Wind Deflection CorrectionBallistic Solver Use - Kestrel 5700 / Garmin Foretrex 701 / AB Mobile AppBallistic Solver Employment for Cold Bore ApplicationBallistic Solver Employment for Wind DeflectionLR & ELR Single Target EngagementsMulti Target EngagementsRapid Holdover EngagementsTeam Spotting
This course is conducted over two days of practical range time, culminating with long-range and extended long-range target engagements using AB devices in various wind conditions. Confidently estimate wind deflection and use AB devices to achieve first round target hits.
GENERAL: Shooters will receive a course information email a few days after completing the checkout process. The information packet will provide more detailed direction concerning guidance onto the ranch, lodging and kitchen facilities, airports, caliber and weapon system recommendations, equipment suggestions etc.
LODGING: Attendees are provided onsite accommodation at the ranch hunting lodge which comfortably sleeps eight shooters. There is no additional charge for shooter lodging.
MEALS: The hunting lodge features a full kitchen which is available for use for the duration of your stay. A refrigerator and freezer is also available for food storage. Catering is not included.
HOURS: Course participants are requested to meet at Sheffield, TX by 4:00pm the day before training commences. The AB Trainer will guide the course onto the ranch as a collective group. Formal course hours will be 8:00am – 5:00pm. Trainers will also be available for informal follow up discussion and questions upon completion of each day.
PRE-REQS: Must be a US citizen or US person. Participants must be able to produce proof of citizenship or residency status upon request. Participants must possess competence in exercising weapon safety and handling.
PHYSICAL: You don't have to be fit, but be prepared for multiple days of range shooting regardless of unfavorable weather conditions.
EQUIPMENT: Bring your personal AB device or take the opportunity to select between a training Kestrel 5700 ELITE AB or Garmin Foretrex 701B.
Please note the recommended equipment list and restrictions when preparing for this course.
T&C: ABTD reserves the right to cancel courses due to lack of attendance numbers, unforeseen circumstances, or extreme weather conditions. Please read and understand our cancellation and refund policies before course purchase.
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