Video: The Extreme Angle Shot

If you’re shooting at a steep uphill or downhill target at long distance and you don’t compensate for the difference in gravity, you’ll miss. Rifle expert Jeff Johnston shows how to make that shot!

When you're on a steep hill it can be challenging to shoot at a target that's above or below you, since you not only have to think about everything you usually do, but also the difference in gravity. Gravity's pull is greatest on objects moving parallel to the earth. That's why a bullet fired at an angle won't drop as much as one fired over level ground. Rifle expert Jeff Johnston shows how to make that shot: