Nikon Monarch M5 3-12x42SF Riflescope Review

Earlier this year I was looking for a lightweight, mid-range riflescope when the Nikon Monarch M5 3-12x42SF caught my eye. By mid-range I mean distances I can correct for...

Vortex Razor UHD 18×56 Review

Vortex Razor UHD With the ever changing world of technology, it was no surprise to see that Vortex came out with the UHD line of binoculars. Ultra High Definition has...

Zeiss Conquest V4 6-24X50 Review

The Zeiss Conquest V4 caught my eye when looking for a middle-of-the road price point long-range scope that will deliver in all types of conditions for years. I have...
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Leica Noctivid vs. Swarovski EL Review

Leica Noctivid vs. Swarovski EL ReviewBy Steve Osminski, Rokslide Guest ContributorLast fall, I found myself in a position between myself and some friends with access to a pile...

Review: Nikon Monarch HG 10X42

Nikon Monarch HG 10X42 Review by Matt Cashell, Rokslide Prostaff Through Rokslide, I have had some great opportunities to look at new optics and how they suit mountain hunters.  I have...
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Vortex Kaibab vs. Vulture: The Definitive Review

Vortex's Kaibab HD 15x56 vs. Vortex Vulture HD 15x56 The Definitive Review By Robby Denning, Rokslide Co-Owner * Disclaimer: I'm not an optics expert. I'm a four-decades mule...

FHF Gear PRO binocular harness and Razco Gear Holster Review

FHF Gear PRO binocular harness and Razco Gear Holster Review Back in 2012, I took a long drive with a couple of close friends. I started in Hamilton, MT and...

Zeiss V4 Riflescope Review

There is a donut hole in the long-range, exposed turret scope market.  The options have grown for the sub-$1000 and the $1500-plus categories, but it's a little thin in...

Kowa TSN-553 Prominar Review

Kowa TSN-553 Prominar Review By Luke Moffat, Rokslide Staff Late this summer I purchased the Kowa TSN-553 Prominar. Why did I purchase yet another 55mm, sub 2-pound spotting scope? I’ve been...
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Nikon FX1000 Black 6-24×50 Riflescope Review

In the not so distant past if you wanted a capable long range hunting scope for under $1000 your options were very limited. Three or four years ago, the...

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Black Diamond Icon 500 Headlamp Review

As backcountry hunters, we all strive to have a well-rounded gear list full of items that we know we can count on, everything from...

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

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Maybe it stems from fond memories of our fathers or grandfathers pulling the ol' 30-06 out of the cabinet with the faint aroma of...

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Swarovski NL Pure Binoculars That September afternoon was cool and overcast.  My teenage son, James, and I had climbed to a glassing point above treeline...
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Puffy Jacket Shootout, Alaska Style By Luke Moffat, Rokslide Prostaff Puffy jackets. Aside from backpacks, puffy jackets are cussed and discussed more than...