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Ulmer Edge

ULMER EDGE NEW INNOVATION IN BROADHEAD TECHNOLOGY   BY: EVAN WILLIAMS I removed the Gold Tip Pro Hunter from my quiver in preparation.  He was headed straight towards me,...

Kryptek Vellus & Anorak Cold Weather System Review

There's been some good news since my last post Bad Winter, Now What?.  The weather has moderated across a big swath of the western states.  We're not out of...

Spotting Scope (65 or 80mm)

Spotting Scopes (65 or 80MM)     Spotting scopes are often one of the most expensive pieces of equipment we as hunters buy. It’s not uncommon for the scopes to cost twice...
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Mystery Ranch Metcalf Video tour

I stopped by Mystery Ranch's booth and got a video tour of the Metcalf from Andrew.  This is the same pack featured in our Backpack Month review: Mystery Ranch...
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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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The Truth in Bow Speed: ATA vs. IBO

ATA vs IBO: The Truth in Numbers By: Evan R Williams "My bow shoots faster than your bow!" The debate rages on.  So why does one company...
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Muzzleloader Buck Nevada DIY Style

Muzzleloader Buck Nevada DIY Style By Travis Bertrand, Rokslide Moderator The anticipation of May 25th finally came to an end at 4:06 PM when the Nevada big game...
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Alaska Guide Creations Bino Harness

Alaska Guide Creations Bino Harness Review By Luke Moffat, Rokslide Prostaff How to carry your binoculars? This topic is hashed and rehashed on the forums nearly as often...
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Stone Glacier: Understanding the Physics of Pack Load

The Rok Blog is the place to connect with some of the top backcountry gear manufacturers.  Kurt Racicot of Stone Glacier Ultralight Backpacks sent me a great blog post...

Crispi Guide GTX and Hunter GTX REVIEW, by Billy Molls

Crispi Guide GTX and Hunter GTX REVIEW By Billy Molls, Guest Contributor For the past 21 years, my feet have been laced up in hunting boots more than any other type...

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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...

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...
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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...

Choose your glass wisely

I field more than a few questions about optic choice, so I thought I'd dedicate a post to the what & when of how...
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The “Trick-Pin” System

The Trick-Pin System – Quit Your Range-Finder Habit Darin Cooper - Rokslide Senior Editor This may be the coolest damn thing you never knew...
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Idaho OTC Elk, Part I

Idaho OTC Elk, Part I By Ron Wright, Rokslide Member There is an increasing interest in DIY elk hunting in Idaho. With the...