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Cooking Systems

Cooking Systems By Les Welch Choosing a cooking system for the backcountry; boils down to 3 things for me. 1) Reliability, it needs to be tough. It...
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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...

Primus Omnilite and Optimus Polaris Comparison Review

Primus Omnilite and Optimus Polaris Comparison Review By William Hanson I have a real problem eating at altitude.  I had a particularly bad bout with this issue last September and it...

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...

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...

No Service? No Problem!

No Service?  No Problem! By Chas Carmichael, Guest Contributor My family worries about me being out alone when hunting - anything can happen from physical injury to a mechanical breakdown.  My...

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,...

Outdoor Vision Ridgetop Bino Harness and Sightline Rangefinder Pouch Review

Outdoor Vision Ridgetop Bino Harness and Sightline Rangefinder Pouch Review By Brock Akers, Rokslide Prostaff If you are hunting out West, chances are glassing will be an important part of your...

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...

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,...

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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...