Review: Electronic Earplugs

Electronic Earplugs…a lightweight alternative to foam plugs or ear muffs By Larry Schwartz, Guest Contributor It took a few minutes, but my breathing was finally starting to return to its normal...

Rok Hard Soft Sided Cooler Showdown

Rok Hard Soft Sided Cooler Showdown The Softer, Gentler Cooler Shootout, by Travis Bertrand Soft sided coolers have been gaining popularity over the past couple years and for good reason; they...
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Review: Siberian Alpha 85 Cooler

Review: Siberian Alpha 85 Cooler By Josh Boyd, Rokslide Contributer For some reason high end coolers can be a hot topic in online forums. It seems like people either...
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Backcountry Water Sources and Purification

Backcountry Water Sources and PurificationBy Jason Brooks, Guest Contributor   A few years ago while in Idaho's backcountry hunting mule deer and elk, the hard lesson of how...
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Review: Cross Country Cooler Road Trip

Review: Cross Country Cooler Road Tripby Tony Trietch, Rokslide Moderator There has been a growing debate lately regarding the quality, high-end coolers versus the cheap throw-away coolers. That discussion...
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Review: Ovis Sacks Lightweight Game Bags

Ovis Sacks Lightweight Game Bags Review By Tony Trietch, Rokslide Moderator Like most hunters chasing big game throughout the West, my field care of harvests consists of boning...
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Review: The Really BIG Cooler Showdown

Review: The Really BIG Cooler ShowdownBy Travis Bertrand, Rokslide Moderator It's that time of the year again where you are dusting off your hunting equipment and preparing for...
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Benchmade Knives: The Hidden Canyon Hunter

Benchmade Knives – The Hidden Canyon HunterBy Brock Akers, Rokslide Moderator When hunting traditions are passed down from generation to generation, they carry a lot of meaning. Often...

The “Big” Cooler Showdown

The "Big" Cooler Showdown By Travis Bertrand, Rokslide Moderator Anyone who has spent anytime with me knows I have an obsession with quality coolers. I often get asked,...
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Basic Medical Kits for the Backcountry Hunter

Basic Medical Kits for the Backcountry Hunter by Todd Kelly, EMR Firefighter Being a first responder for the last 13 years has allowed me to see and deal...

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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....

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...
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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...