Stone Glacier De Havilland Jacket and Pant Review

Many of us have jumped into the light weight backpacking movement, which has pushed us into finding gear that can serve a dual purpose. I often (daily in most...

Sitka Gear Apex System Review

Sitka Gear Apex System Review By Tony Trietch, Rokslide Prostaff As the seasons go by, my hunting gear continues to evolve.  It might be a new piece of glass in my...

Kuiu Yukon Gaiter Review

By Ross Russell, Rokslide Prostaff Keeping our feet dry and comfortable during long days of hiking contributes to both our success and enjoyment.  Gaiters offer the ability to help keep...

KUIU Talus Hybrid Pants Review

For quite a while, I’ve been looking for a good mid-to-late season pant that does well in wet terrain. In north Idaho where I hunt, it's always wet in...
Sitka Women's Core Midweight Baselayers

Sitka Women’s Core Midweight Baselayer Review

Like every other female hunter, I struggled to find hunting clothes that fit.  My husband Ryan tried to outfit me with everything he could find from companies he used...

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...

Review: First Lite Alpine Cold Weather Glove

First Lite sent me a prototype* of their Alpine Cold Weather Glove back in September, 2018. I happened to be leaving in just a few days for a high...

Women’s Sitka Gear Review

As a woman in the hunting community, one of the most difficult pieces of functional gear for me to find is clothing. I found clothing that in a technical...

First Lite Catalyst Soft Shell Glove Review

I received the Catalyst Soft Shell Glove (link here) in September 2018 as a *prototype, before it even had a name.  The crew at First Lite described it as...

Review: First Lite Brooks Down Glassing Mitt

  "What is a glassing mitt?" I quizzed back through the phone to Ryan Callaghan, formerly of First Lite. "Just what I said, a mitten for glassing." Sounds dumb, I thought to...

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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   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....

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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...