Rokstaff and Moderator’s Top Gear Picks for 2017

To wrap up 2017, Several of the Rokstaff and Moderator's chimed in on the gear that really stood out to them in their 2017 season.  Some products have been...
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Review: Cooper Model 52 Long Range Rifle

Review: Cooper Model 52 Long Range Rifle By Sam Millard There's no getting around the fact that if you want to hunt at extended distances, your gear better be up to...
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Puffy Jacket Shootout, Alaska Style

Puffy Jacket Shootout, Alaska Style By Luke Moffat, Rokslide Prostaff Puffy jackets. Aside from backpacks, puffy jackets are cussed and discussed more than just about any other backpacking...

Rok Hard Soft Sided Cooler Showdown

Rok Hard Soft Sided Cooler Showdown The Softer, Gentler Cooler Shootout, by Travis Bertrand Soft sided coolers have been gaining popularity over the past couple years and for good reason; they...
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Review: Floorless Pyramid Shootout

Review: Floorless Pyramid ShootoutBy Josh Boyd, Rokslide ContributorPyramid style shelters have been around in various forms for well over two decades. A climbing trip to British Columbia over 20...

Crispi Thor GTX Review

Crispi Thor GTX Review By Tony Trietch, Rokslide Prostaff It seems I’m always in search of gear that will allow me to cut weight out of my system and still perform...
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Vortex Kaibab vs. Vulture: The Definitive Review

Vortex's Kaibab HD 15x56 vs. Vortex Vulture HD 15x56 The Definitive Review By Robby Denning, Rokslide Co-Owner * Disclaimer: I'm not an optics expert. I'm a four-decades mule...
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The 6.5-06 Ackley Improved

The 6.5-06 Ackley Improved by Justin Crossley, Rokslide Moderator A couple of years ago, I set out to build the perfect long range deer rifle. For me, that...
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Why I Choose Hoyt

Why I Choose Hoyt By Tony Trietch, Rokslide staff The bugle seemed to be further and further away. The bull was moving his herd down the ridge towards their bedding area...
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Vortex Razor HD LH 3-15X42 Review

Vortex Razor HD LH 3-15X42 Review By Jared Bloomgren, Rokslide Staff Vortex Optics entered into the optics world somewhat quietly by introducing some great products and amazing customer...

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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...