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LEVEL 1 LONG RANGE SHOOTING AND HUNTING COURSE

COURSE OUTLINE

This course is designed with the shooter that is new to long-range hunting. This course is for the Long-range beginner and for even the most seasoned shooter. Our Instruction is designed to build on each Training level and has 50% classroom and 50% range time each day.

The Average LHC Student will feel Confident Shooting Steel out to 1000 Yards and Hunting out to 800 Yards

​ WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Explanation of the Long-Range Rifle Components
  • Understanding Scopes, MOA, 1st and 2nd Focal Plane
  • Lethality Max Range on Animals
  • Proper Bench Techniques
  • Internal and External Ballistics, Air Pressure/Density, Using a Ballistic Program
  • Body Position, Breathing, Trigger Control
  • Follow Through and Correct Spotting Techniques
  • Proper Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Trajectory-Drop Calculations
  • Ballistics G1 and G7 Break down
  • Barrel and Chamber Throat designs
  • Bullet Stabilization – Twist
  • Barrel Types and Heat Convection/Conduction
  • Suppressor and Brake Performance
  • Trigger Types and Selection
  • Ammunition, Powder Selection for Long-Range Hunting
  • Terminal Performance on Animals
  • Wind calling, reading, and Mirage Basics
  • Using the Wind Meter Kestrel Correctly
  • Bullet Types for Long-Range Hunting
  • Operating Rangefinders and using a Ballistic Rangefinder
  • Using Rain Angle for Wind Speed
  • Eotvos
  • Max Ordinate
  • Truing Velocities
  • Entering sight scale factors in your ballistics
  • And More!

Private Group classes available, call for more info

Office: 334-845-0000
After business hours 772-260-3049

Airports

  1. Closest: Columbus, GA (CSG) 45 minutes from the farm- most car rental companies are at this location
  2. Largest: Atlanta, GA (ATL) 2.5 hours from the farm- most car rental companies are at this location
  3. Private:  Weedon Field in Eufaula (EUF) 10 minutes - We will pick you up

FOOD & LODGING

Onsite Lodging and Food $650
Private room & bath
Dinner is served the night you arrive at 6:30 PM
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner- 1st day
Breakfast and lunch – 2nd day

Optional Hotels nearby if not staying with us:

  • ​Lake Point Lodge - 104 Old Hwy 165, Eufaula, AL 36027•(334) 687-8011
  • Hampton Inn - 9 Veterans Boulevard, Eufaula, AL 36027•(334) 687-0777
  • Comfort suites - 2 Paul Lee Pkwy, Eufaula, AL 36027•(334) 232-7240
  • Baymont - 136 Towne Center Rd, Eufaula, AL 36027•(334) 232-9164

Level 1 course schedule

Breakfast: 8:00 am
Classroom: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch: 12:00 pm
Range: 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Dinner:  6:00 pm

Guns and ammunition are provided for class
You are welcome to bring your own gun and ammo to shoot after class. Class rifles are suppressed, we do not provide hearing protection.  You may bring your own.

Call to Book a Class at 334-845-0000 or click on the Booking Button

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment is refundable 45 days prior to the arrival date. If within 45 days prior to arrival, payment is non-refundable but can be applied to a later class date.

Barbour Creek has the right to cancel a class if it has less than 4.  We make every effort to avoid this inconvenience.

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