Originally Posted by sarge1967
My favorite trail gun is an S&W Model 57 Mountain Gun. .41 mag can be loaded hot or light. It is far more controllable than a .44 IMO. The only drawback is finding ammo for them. Not many options, so you really need to reload.
.41 Magnum is the best revolver caliber ever made. But it was made for cops, who rejected it because of the recoil. It should have been directed toward the hunting/hiking/camping uses. I have to reload because I can't afford $68 for a box of 20 rounds.