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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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“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...