Going back to the first post: If she can tolerate a few shots from an '06, remember that it's common that only one or two shots get fired on a critter. And if her previous "06-ing" was with summer-weight clothing, remember that's it's usually chilly-to-cold temperatures in most elk hunting and a jacket's padding helps a good bit with recoil.
You're from BATFE? Come right in! I use all your fine products!