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East to West Part II: Preparation Hunts

East to West Part II: Preparation Hunts By Tye Abell, Rokslide Member In Part I of this series, Planning Your First Western Hunt, I discussed the best method...
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East to West Part III: Putting It All Together

East to West Part III: Putting it All Together By Tye Abell, Rokslide Member In Part I and Part II of this series, I discussed what I consider to...
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Food for a Day–Backcountry Style

Food for a Day–Backcountry Style By Brock Akers, Train to Hunt Director There are two things in this world that really peak my interest: hunting and food. Obviously...
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Backcountry Water Treatment

Backcountry Water Treatment By Rokslide Staff Any serious outdoorsman knows how important it is to either filter, or use some form of chemical treatment, to all water gathered from...
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Pack a Raft to Expand Your Options

Pack a Raft to Expand Your Options Luke Moffat Alaska’s road system is very limited. Therefore, accessing much of the state is relegated to those with alternate modes of...
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Trekking Poles – Black Diamond Z-Poles

Black Diamond’s Z-Pole Trekking Poles Ross Russell – Rokslide Pro-Staff   Like most hard core western hunters, I am always looking for ways to shave ounces, become...

High Country Hydration

HIGH COUNTRY HYDRATION Brock Akers, Train to Hunt Director Growing up in Washington State and hunting the Cascade Mountains, I have been spoiled with abundant amounts of water...

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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...