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Kuiu Ultra 6000

  Kuiu Ultra 6000 Luke Moffat               Given all the drama surrounding this pack when it was introduced I was apprehensive to purchase it for review.  I do...
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Kifaru Fulcrum/Reckoning comparison

Rok staff Jordan Budd compares the Kifaru Reckoning and Fulcrum loaded with gear.
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Cabela’s Alaskan Guide External Frame Backpack

Cabela's Alaskan Guide - External Frame Jared Bloomgren ("J-Rod")   As backcountry hunters we are always looking for the best way to get our animals out of the rough...
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Eberlestock Just One

Eberlestock Just One Packs.  Here on Rokslide, we often discuss the super-packs available from Kifaru, Kuiu, and Mystery Ranch. This is for a good reason. These packs have...
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Buying A Backpack

Buying A Backpack  A-Z By Aron Snyder, Rokslide Prostaff It’s that time of year again and all the hunting forums seem to get overloaded with “what pack do...

Barney’s Sport Chalet Alaska Pack Frame

Barney's Alaska Pack Frame with Pinnacle Bag By Luke Moffat  It is no coincidence that more Alaskan guides use the Barney's pack frame than any other pack. In fact,...
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Mystery Ranch New Metcalf

Mystery Ranch NICE Metcalf By Matt Cashell, Rokslide Prostaff I started tesing Mystery Ranch's updated Metcalf last summer.  I was able to drive to their Montana location to...

Review: Exo Mountain Gear K2 3500 Backpack

Review: Exo Mountain Gear K2 3500 Backpack By Justin Crossley, Rokslide Editor A quality and comfortable pack is one of the most important pieces of gear to a backcountry hunter. I...
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Review: SJK Bounty 2.0 Backpack

SJK Bounty 2.0 Backpack Reviewby Matt Cashell, Rokslide Staff The day was cloudy and bitingly cold. My son James was shivering in his boots, but still peeking through...
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Review: EXO K2 Frame with Horn Hunter Attachment

Review: EXO K2 Frame with Horn Hunter Attachment By Ross Russell, Rokslide Staff I had the opportunity to use the EXO Horn Hauler shed hunting in 2016, which was...

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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...