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KUIU’s Tiburon System for Warm Weather Hunts

KUIU INTRODUCES THE TIBURON SYSTEM FOR WARMER HUNTS Hey Roksliders, if you haven't seen it in the forums, here is a new release by KUIU.  Didn't want you to miss...
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In the Field: Endeavor ED 10.5×45 Binoculars

(HINT HINT, you're crazy if you don't read this entire post) I'm a believer in buying the best glass you can afford.  I also believe that the only way...

The Good Idea Fairy

Don’t Listen to the GIF – She’s a Liar! Aron Snyder Most of you probably haven’t heard of the “Good Idea Fairy” (we’ll call her GIF for short) but you probably know...
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Why I Shoot Weatherby

I’ve been hunting for big mule deer since the early 1980’s.  During that time, I’ve hunted with five different rifles, all in 7mm Remington Magnum, save one which...
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In the Field: Nimrod Pack Systems

I bought my first external frame backpack, a Kelty, in 1991 as I prepared for a backpack hunt in Wyoming's Hoback country.  That old Kelty was the best I...
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In the Field: First Lite’s Base & Outer Layers

The Rok Blog is the place to check out how gear is actually performing in the field.  We go beyond the ads and put it all to the test...
Elite Hunting Packs

Elite Hunting Packs – Kifaru and Stone Glacier

Elite Hunting Packs - Kifaru and Stone Glacier By Matt Cashell Stone Glacier (left) and Kifaru provide back-country hunters with excellent options for toting gear in and trophy...
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I Hate Gear!

I hate gear, I hate spending money, I hate shopping— I’d hunt naked if I could.  Gear is just a necessary evil to me.  It’s not exactly the gear...
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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 about your bow! We have...
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Meopta Meostar B1 10X42 HD binocular

Meopta Meostar B1 10X42 HD binocular Matt Cashell The 10X42 Meopta Meostar HD As I mentioned in the Spotting Scope review, I hunted for several years with the...

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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...