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Synthetic Insulation Technology for Hunting

Synthetic Insulation Technology for Hunting by Dave Chenault, Rokslide Member Synthetic fill "puffy" jackets are rightfully common in the backpacks of hunters. Aside from down, these coats provide...
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Merino/synthetic Blended Baselayers for the Modern Hunter

Merino/synthetic Blended Baselayers for the Modern Hunter By Dave Chenault, Rokslide Member The advantages of merino baselayers are well known. Modern merino is pleasing against the skin, resists...
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The Sitka Kelvin Down Ultra Lite Jacket

 The Sitka Kelvin Down Ultra Lite Jacket  by Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff Three to four months ago I was given the opportunity to test a prototype jacket from Sitka...
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Badlands Supernova

  Badlands Supernova Review   By Tanya Avery   To say that I am cold blooded is an understatement. When I decided to take up hunting last winter I...
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Cold Weather Layering—Kryptek Kit Options

Cold Weather Layering – Kryptek Kit Options By Jared Bloomgren, Rokslide Prostaff Hunting late season when temperatures drop out the bottom can really hinder your hunting style and...
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Soft Shell Bonanza

Soft Shell Bonanza by Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff Soft shells... Just the words alone can cause a debate between mountain hunters with most arguing that a soft shell is...
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Hard Core Rain Gear

Hard Core Rain Gear by Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff An investment in rain gear is a critical choice for those who spend months planning and dreaming of the...
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Pants for the Backcountry

  Pants for the Backcountry by Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff   Pants: Seems simple, we wear them most everyday, and often without too much thought toward the details....
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Puffy Jackets: Choosing the Best Insulating Layer for You

Puffy Jackets: Choosing the Best Insulating Layer for You by Scott Reekers From the highest peak in the mountain range I was looking down on two small, single-engine...
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Let it Rain! Light-Weight Rain Jacket Shootout

LET IT RAIN! LIGHTWEIGHT RAIN JACKET SHOOTOUT by Matt Wymer, Rokslide prostaff This all began with a simple question, “Is it worth paying $300+ for rain gear?” and it evolved...

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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...