Hilleberg Akto/Kifaru Supertarp Comparison

Hilleberg Akto/Kifaru Supertarp Comparison By Aron Snyder There was a time in my life when you could have looked in my hunting closet and found just...
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Review: Exped SynMat UL 9

Review: Exped SynMat UL 9By William Hanson (live2hunt), Rokslide Moderator Your rest is your recovery and few places is this more important than when you are expending enormous...
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Quilt Review: Enlightened Equipmen’ts Accomplice

A Better Backcountry Double Bed: The Accomplice from Enlightened Equipment by Becca Moffat, Rokslide Prostaff For couples who backpack, camp, and hunt together, it can be a real challenge to find...
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Safir 9 Tentipi Cold Weather Review

Review of the features & benefits of the Safir 9 Tentipi for cold weather hunting
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Hangin’ with Enlightened Equipment’s Synthetic Quilts

Hangin' with Enlightened Equipment's Synthetic Quilts By Matt Cashell, Rokslide Prostaff My lungs were starting to burn.  Jared and I had climbed about 1000 feet after trudging for...
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Hilleberg Nallo 3GT

Hilleberg Nallo 3GT by Robby Denning, Rokslide Staff I've always despised the close quarters of backpack tents.  Call me a puss, but after about four days of not...
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Floorless Phenomenon

  Floorless Phenomenon by Brock Akers, Train to Hunt Director  When I show people some of my pictures from hunting trips that are not familiar with backpack hunting, their first...

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;...

Canvas Cutter Dominator Bedroll Review

Canvas Cutter Dominator Bedroll Review By Robby Denning Sleep for the hunter is important.  Miss enough of it and your physical performance will deteriorate.  Even worse, so will your attitude.  We’re...
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Brooks Range Foray

Brooks Range Foray on Kodiak Island, Alaska By Luke Moffat Kodiak Island is the perfect proving ground for nearly all outdoor gear. If an item can withstand 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...