Eagle Hunters in Blizzard
During the long winters, eagle hunters leave their homes and head into the mountains on horseback with their eagles. Almost all the hunting takes place in winter. Fox, hare, and wolf tracks can easily be seen in the snow and when the animals are found, they have nowhere to hide in the vast whiteness. Sixteen foxes are needed to make one traditional fur hat. Wolves’ fur is the most valuable fur, but if the hunt is not done properly, wolves could kill the hunter’s eagle.