Outdoor Vitals MummyPod Sleep System Review

Backpack hunting is a test of tolerance of misery. Everything about it is hard. Heavy packs, carrying weapons, mobile camps, varying weather, and the...

FHF Gear PRO binocular harness and Razco Gear Holster Review

FHF Gear PRO binocular harness and Razco Gear Holster Review Back in 2012, I took a long drive with a couple of close friends. I...

S&S Archery CL Backcountry Trekking Poles Review

I think one of the most unthought of pieces of gear a backcountry hunter can have is a trekking pole. Often referred to as...

Zeiss Victory RF Binocular Review

In the backcountry of Montana, time was of the essence.  I had spotted a group of six bulls over a mile away.  It was...

Kenetrek Mountain Guide Boot Review

Most experienced hunters will tell you a good pair of boots is essential for backcountry hunting. Your boots need to have the right level of...

Initial Ascent Backpack Review

I’ve been working with a new backpack company the last few months: Initial Ascent. It’s been fun to see a new company jump into...

Enlightened Equipment Recon Bivy Review

For a lot of my hunting and hiking trips I use a floorless tent or tarp with an ultralight bivy. These shelters provide me...

Arrow Dynamics: Worth the Weight

The world of bow hunting is full of variables. This is without a doubt part of the allure of the sport for those of...

XLR Chassis Review

Coming from a background where I hunted almost exclusively with lightweight rifles, you might expect my transition to a heavier precision rifle to have...

SIG SAUER ELECTRO-OPTICS ZULU9 15×56 Binocular Review

In the words of Travis Tritt, "It's a great day to be alive..." that is if you're a fan of big binoculars.  By "big"...

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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...

“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...

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...

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By Les Welch, Rokslide Prostaff Don’t leave home without it. No, I’m not talking about your American Express card, I’m talking about your onX Hunt system....
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Clothing Systems   by Luke & Becca Moffat   When it comes to finding clothing for the backpack hunter, there has never been a...

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...