Alpine Ibex are a species of wild goat found in the mountainous regions of Europe, north central Asia and northern Africa. They are a medium-sized species, with males reaching a shoulder height of up to 44 inches and females reaching a shoulder height of up to 36 inches. They have a thick, gray-brown coat and a distinctive black stripe running down their back. Alpine Ibex are primarily herbivorous, and they feed on grasses, herbs and other vegetation.
If you're looking for a unique and memorable hunting experience, ibex hunts are the perfect choice. Our outfitters offer guided ibex hunts throughout the Alps, giving you a chance to observe and hunt these majestic animals. With expert guidance and the right preparation, you can experience the adventure and challenge of a successful ibex hunt. Click the button below to view our selection of Alpine ibex hunting outfitters and start planning your next expedition!
Based in Turkey, Shikar Safaris has been in continuous operation since 1996, and I’ve known its founder and owner, Kaan Karakaya, since he first started. Turkey is, of course, a very important hunting country. Shikar Safaris is the largest outfitter in Turkey, controlling a majority of the permits in the finest areas.
Alpine Ibex hunting is often considered one of the most challenging and rewarding mountain hunts. The Ibex's incredible agility in steep and rocky terrain, coupled with its keen senses, makes this a hunt that requires both skill and physical prowess.
We recommend outfitters for Alpine Ibex hunting primarily located in countries such as Switzerland, Italy, France, and Spain. The Alps are the natural habitat for this species, making them the focal point for hunting opportunities.
The best time for hunting Alpine Ibex usually falls in the autumn and early winter months. However, season dates can vary based on country regulations and specific hunting areas. It's best to consult with the recommended outfitter for optimal timing in your desired location.
Necessary gear for an Alpine Ibex hunt includes:
Yes, an Alpine Ibex hunt can often be combined with hunts for other mountainous species such as Chamois, Mouflon, or Red Deer, depending on the location and the season.
Alpine Ibex hunting demands a high level of physical fitness. The hunts often involve steep climbs, long hikes, and sometimes technical mountain navigation. Adequate preparation and experience in mountain hiking or climbing are highly recommended to fully enjoy this unique hunting experience.
At Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters, we value transparency, integrity, and the absolute best in hunting experiences. We believe that each hunt is more than just a price tag - it's a personalized journey for every hunter while we cannot list specific prices like the impersonal hunting directories out there you may have seen, we want to emphasize that we hand-pick outfitters known for their impeccable service, expert knowledge, and fair pricing. We understand that a hunt is an investment and we are committed to ensuring our clients get the best possible return - in experience, satisfaction, and the thrill of the hunt.