Sitka Gear Apex System Review

Sitka Gear Apex System Review By Tony Trietch, Rokslide Prostaff As the seasons go by, my hunting gear continues to evolve.  It might be a new...

From Complacent to Capable, Striving for Competent

From Complacent to Capable, Striving for Competent By Chas Carmichael How many threads here at Rokslide start with “What pack/frame should I get?”, “First time out...

Non-Resident’s Guide to Hunting Alaska

Non-Resident’s Guide to Hunting Alaska By Matt Wymer, Rokslide Moderator Alaska is an amazing place to live, hunt, and recreate.  However, the vastness of the state...

So You Didn’t Draw? Now What?

Anyone who wants to kill a big mule deer must be a thinking, learning, adaptable hunter.  In my life, I've seen a lot of...

Maven B2 Binocular Review

Maven B2 Binocular Review By Josh Boyd, Rokslide Prostaff This winter I was asked if I’d be willing to set aside my expensive European glass for...

The Backcountry Hunter’s Tripod of Success

The Backcountry Hunter’s Tripod of Success By Ben Blakeley, Guest Contributor Ask any backcountry hunter what it means to be successful, and you’ll  get a variety...

Got Harses? Long Line Training Horses

When I started the Rok Blog back in 2013, I created a subcategory titled "Got Harses?" (see where that name came from here).  It's...

Hoyt REDWRX Carbon RX-1 Turbo Review

Hoyt REDWRX Carbon RX-1 Turbo Review By William Hanson I'm not the kind of guy that has to get the newest gear as soon as it...

Black Diamond Carbon Distance FLZ Z-Poles Review

Black Diamond Carbon Distance FLZ Z-Poles By Brock Akers, Rokslide Prostaff If you have been in the backpacking game for some time, you are likely no...

No Service? No Problem!

No Service?  No Problem! By Chas Carmichael, Guest Contributor My family worries about me being out alone when hunting - anything can happen from physical injury...

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“I want a big buck, where should I apply?”

The calendar tells me that this is likely the number one question on buck hunters' minds right now.  The days are becoming dim when...

Kuiu Icon

KUIU ICON By Aron Snyder 5lbs 12oz’s (6000) 4lbs 9 oz's (3000) It seems that the design intent for the Icon was simple… bring...

One or Both Eyes Open

One or Both Eyes Open By Guest Contributor, Jimmy Tippetts (Slim Jim) When shooting a compound bow, do you use one or both eyes? This topic...
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Clothing Systems

Clothing Systems   by Luke & Becca Moffat   When it comes to finding clothing for the backpack hunter, there has never been a...

Kifaru Fulcrum Review

Kifaru Fulcrum Review by William Hanson I've been a dyed-in-the-wool Kifaru fan for a few years now and the past year and a half or so...

From Complacent to Capable, Striving for Competent

From Complacent to Capable, Striving for Competent By Chas Carmichael How many threads here at Rokslide start with “What pack/frame should I get?”, “First time out...