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Schnee’s Absaroka Boot Review

The Schnee's Absaroka By Erik Wallace, Guest Contributor Schnee's designed their Absaroka, named for the Absaroka Mountain Range straddling the Montana/Wyoming border, for the serious backpack hunter. It's...
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Breaking-In the Tech-Lite Hunter Boot

Breaking in the Lathrop & Sons Tech Lite Hunter Boot By Robby Denning, Rokslide Staff For most of my backcountry hunting, I use horses. This doesn't mean I...
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Schnee’s Bridger Hiker Boot

Schnee's Bridger Hiker Boot By Robby Denning, Rokslide Staff From late June through early October, scouting and hunting mule deer in the West typically allows for a lighter...
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Schnee’s Hunter II Pac Boot Review

Schnee's Hunter II Pac Boot by Robby Denning, Rokslide Staff My father, Doug, was a big mule deer hunter from as early as I can remember.  Back in...
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Saloman XA Pro & First Lite Socks

  Saloman XA Pro & First Lite Socks by Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff I spent the summer of 2014 hiking in a pair of trail runners. I found little...
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Increasing Boot Performance

Increasing Boot Performance by Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff  My last several sheep hunts in my trusty old Cabela’s Alaska Hunter Boots by Miendl left me practically crippled. By hunt's...
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Boot Break-in and Maintenance

Boot Break-in and Maintenence by Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff The most important part of solid foot care is taking the time to test your system before your big...
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Saloman Quest 4D GTX Boot Review

Salomon Quest 4D GTX by Brock Akers, Train to Hunt Director With my season winding down, I wanted to share my thoughts on the Salomon Quest 4D GTX...
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Blister Prevention

Blister Prevention Stephen Lathrop of Lathrop & Sons Boots Of all things we prepare to encounter on a hunt—such as harsh terrain, altitude, and foul weather—the most detrimental...
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Wiggy’s Waders

Wiggys Waders by Ross Russell After starting another Elk Hunt in Northwest Montana with wet feet after multiple river crossings, I came to the conclusion that there had to...

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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...

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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Clothing Systems

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