Guns 2017 Registration Open at Mountain Shooting Center Industry News August 4, 2016 Join the Conversation As the title says — get registered now. Here's what they have to say about it: The only long-distance, high altitude shooting center of its kind, the Mountain Shooting Center (MSC), is now accepting reservations for the summer of 2017 instructional season. Located on 100,000 mountainous acres in Southern Utah, the MSC offers customized instruction delivered by U.S. Army Veteran and shooting instructor Ward W. Brien. According to Brien, “Our private setting in the heart of Utah not only has stunning scenery, but delivers exactly the kind of terrain necessary for serious high altitude training. Shooters know how difficult it can be to make effective angled shots when they’re hunting that once-in-a-lifetime trophy in high environments, and there’s a lot to learn about ballistic performance at higher elevations.” The Mountain Shooting Center is located at 9,300 feet above sea level and is ideal for the training of advanced shooters, hunters, and military snipers expecting to engage targets in high altitude mountains, at steep (up or down) angles, and at extended distances. “Visitors to the MSC summer long distance shooting school enjoy a customized experience with one-on-one instruction,” says Brien. “With the expansive variety of terrain at our disposal we prepare you for up and down angles from 5 to 50 degrees, and extreme target distances ranging from 600 to 2,600 meters. You don’t know if that target or trophy you’re after will be perched on a ridgetop above you, or in a valley below. You’ll learn to interpret mil holdovers, mil ranging, interior and exterior ballistic effects, and the intricacies of density altitude changes on your cartridge,” Brien adds. MSC Student, Thomas Stevens says, “Ward is an outstanding instructor of advanced concepts and techniques in long range precision shooting. His knowledge of the physics and natural phenomena that impact long range, steep angle shooting is unsurpassed.” “There are many interconnected facets to learn in long range shooting,” says Brien. “at MSC you’ll become skilled at identifying multiple layers of wind from a variety of directions, reading the mirage and vegetation in order to gauge the velocities of these winds, understanding how the terrain can affect these variables, and compensating for the angle of the sun and shadow effects.” You can visit the Mountain Shooting Center online here. Explore RECOILweb:Titan Missile MuseumA Ring of FireIn Cani Confidimus: Orphans of the Storm ShelterSHOT16: New Defensive Ammo and More from Freedom Munitions NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.