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Buying A Backpack

Buying A Backpack  A-Z By Aron Snyder, Rokslide Prostaff It’s that time of year again and all the hunting forums seem to get overloaded with “what pack do...

Kifaru Timberline

KIFARU TIMBERLINE  BY Aron Snyder 5lbs 9oz’s 5,400 cubic inches of internal space, 1,800 cubic inches of exterior pockets Dual layer 500 denier Cordura bellow sleeping bag compartment zipper,...

Shelter Options

SHELTER OPTIONS BY LUKE MOFFAT I never quite appreciate the sight of a quality shelter like when my headlamp lights up the reflecting guy lines of my tent through...

Sleeping Pads

SLEEPING PADS By Aron Snyder and Luke Moffat Getting good sleep on extended hunts in the backcountry is vital, but making this happen, can be tougher than you think;...

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 an alpine mountaineering pack to...

Barney’s Sport Chalet Alaska Pack Frame

Barney's Alaska Pack Frame with Pinnacle Bag By Luke Moffat  It is no coincidence that more Alaskan guides use the Barney's pack frame than any other pack. In fact,...
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JetBoil SOL

JETBOIL SOL By Aron Snyder When the original Jetboil was first introduced into the backpacking world it was a huge success, brining to the table an all in one...

Mystery Ranch 6500

Mystery Ranch NICE 6500 By Luke Moffat When I first began hearing about the Mystery Ranch NICE packs, I was intrigued at their versatility. With the NICE system from...

Hilleberg Akto/Kifaru Supertarp Comparison

Hilleberg Akto/Kifaru Supertarp Comparison By Aron Snyder There was a time in my life when you could have looked in my hunting closet and found just...

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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...