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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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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...
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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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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...

Havalon Knives

Havalon Knives  By Aron Snyder Anytime you start looking at lightweight gear you can pretty much count on dropping $100 for every ounce saved, but with a Havalon knife,...

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...
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S&S Archery CL Backcountry Trekking Poles Review

I think one of the most unthought of pieces of gear a backcountry hunter can have is a trekking pole. Often referred to as “hippy sticks” by a large...

Midland Radio GXT1050VP4 Review

Communication between members of a group hunting an area can be important to success and safety.  Picking the right radio for a hunt is no different than selecting the...
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Beat the Heat! Cool Strategies for ICE Conservation

Beat the Heat - Cool Strategies for Ice Conservation Travis Bertrand with contributions by Darin Cooper Since I live and hunt in the high, remote deserts of Nevada, it’s...

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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...
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The Red Zone, with Jared Bloomgren

My friend, Jared Bloomgren, is back with his final installment in his Spot-and-Stalk series (see Spot & Stalk Tactics & Spot & Stalk Part II.) ...

“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...

Scouting A New Area: Tips from a Pro

I have worked the past 10 years as a professional scout for WeScout4u.com. The company was founded by Robby Denning in 1997 and has...

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...

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