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...

Havalon Knives

Havalon Knives  By Aron Snyder Anytime you start looking at lightweight gear you can pretty much count on dropping $100 for every ounce saved, but with a Havalon knife,...
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Backcountry Boots

Backcountry Boots By Rokslide Staff Simply put, boots are one of the most important pieces of gear in your hunting arsenal. They can literally make or break your hunt....
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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...

Kifaru Timberline

KIFARU TIMBERLINE  BY Aron Snyder 5lbs 9oz’s 5,400 cubic inches of internal space, 1,800 cubic inches of exterior pockets Dual layer 500 denier Cordura bellow sleeping bag compartment zipper,...

Shelter Options

SHELTER OPTIONS BY LUKE MOFFAT I never quite appreciate the sight of a quality shelter like when my headlamp lights up the reflecting guy lines of my tent through...

Sleeping Pads

SLEEPING PADS By Aron Snyder and Luke Moffat Getting good sleep on extended hunts in the backcountry is vital, but making this happen, can be tougher than you think;...

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 an alpine mountaineering pack to...

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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JetBoil SOL

JETBOIL SOL By Aron Snyder When the original Jetboil was first introduced into the backpacking world it was a huge success, brining to the table an all in one...

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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...