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Cabela’s Alaskan Guide External Frame Backpack

Cabela's Alaskan Guide - External Frame Jared Bloomgren ("J-Rod")   As backcountry hunters we are always looking for the best way to get our animals out of the rough...

Stone Glacier Krux EVO 40/56 Pack Review

It was the season of 2013 when I first strapped a Stone Glacier pack to my back and set off into the mountains for elk, mule deer, and sheep....
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Stone Glacier Sky Talus 6900 Review

Stone Glacier Sky Talus 6900 ReviewBy Justin Crossley, Rokslide Staff The Sky Talus 6900 is a full featured backcountry pack designed for everything from day trips in 4000 C.I....
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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...

Kifaru Cavern Review

Kifaru Cavern Review By Tony Trietch, Rokslide Prostaff Ask most any western backpack hunter what they consider their most important pieces of gear and I’d be willing to guess their backpack...

Kifaru Timberline

KIFARU TIMBERLINE  BY Aron Snyder 5lbs 9oz’s 5,400 cubic inches of internal space, 1,800 cubic inches of exterior pockets Dual layer 500 denier Cordura bellow sleeping bag compartment zipper,...
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Exo Mountain Gear 3500 Review

Exo Mountain Gear 3500 by Mark Huelsing, Guest Contributor Exo Mountain Gear hit the market with their first pack designs in early 2014. The company might be the new...
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Kifaru Fulcrum/Reckoning comparison

Rok staff Jordan Budd compares the Kifaru Reckoning and Fulcrum loaded with gear.
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Eberlestock Just One

Eberlestock Just One Packs.  Here on Rokslide, we often discuss the super-packs available from Kifaru, Kuiu, and Mystery Ranch. This is for a good reason. These packs have...

Kifaru Crater Review

Kifaru Crater Review By Jordan Budd, Rokslide Prostaff One thing Kifaru does very well is listen to their customers and design new pack additions from user feedback. The new 2018 Crater...

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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...
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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...

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....

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...