Athlon Ares BTR Scope Review

Athlon Ares BTR Scope Review By Ryan Furman, Guest Contributor I, like most on this site, am always looking for the next best thing in almost every piece of gear I...
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Blister Prevention

Blister Prevention Stephen Lathrop of Lathrop & Sons Boots Of all things we prepare to encounter on a hunt—such as harsh terrain, altitude, and foul weather—the most detrimental...
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Review: Maven S.1A Spotting Scope

Review: Maven S.1A Spotting Scope by Matt Cashell, Rokslide Staff I had the opportunity last year to test Maven's B1 series binoculars and found them to be an...
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In the Field: Nimrod’s Apex Pack System

  I've been testing the Nimrod Pack System since March.  Nimrod has designed a system for the hunter who spends one-to-four days at at time in the backcountry.  Their...

Sitka Ascent Shirt and Kelvin Active Jacket Review

Sitka Ascent Shirt and Kelvin Active Jacket Review By Les Welch, Rokslide Prostaff The 2017 release timing of the new Sitka Subalpine pattern and line couldn’t have worked out better for...
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Review: Crispi Wyoming Boot

Crispi Wyoming Boot ReviewBy Les Welch, Rokslide Staff The balls of my feet were beginning to get warm. I was four miles in but still had 22 to...
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MSR Reactor Stove

MSR Reactor Stove By Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff I have used a few different stoves over the years, and never really found the perfect one for two person...
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Review: SJK Bounty 2.0 Backpack

SJK Bounty 2.0 Backpack Reviewby Matt Cashell, Rokslide Staff The day was cloudy and bitingly cold. My son James was shivering in his boots, but still peeking through...
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Kifaru’s Extended Mission Ruck II (EMR II)

  Kifaru's Extended Mission Ruck II (EMR II) By Sam Millard, Rokslide Prostaff What defines a great pack? For me, the most important characteristic of a great pack is...
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Pre-hunt Accuracy

Within a week of my first bowhunt of the year, I want my bow sighted for broadheads and my first arrow and first group of the day as...

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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...

“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...

onX Hunt Review

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

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...