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Enlightened Equipment’s Convert Quilt Review

Enlightened Equipment's Convert Quilt Review by Travis Bertrand, Rokslide Moderator You flip through the pages of your favorite backpacking magazine or scroll through the Rokslide forums and you...
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Hilleberg Anjan 2 GT Review

  Hilleberg Anjan 2 GT By Josh Boyd, Guest Contributor With the stifling and overwhelming power of the sun pounding down, a steady drip of sweat from...
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Floorless Phenomenon

  Floorless Phenomenon by Brock Akers, Train to Hunt Director  When I show people some of my pictures from hunting trips that are not familiar with backpack hunting, their first...
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Hangin’ with Enlightened Equipment’s Synthetic Quilts

Hangin' with Enlightened Equipment's Synthetic Quilts By Matt Cashell, Rokslide Prostaff My lungs were starting to burn.  Jared and I had climbed about 1000 feet after trudging for...
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Hilleberg Nallo 3GT

Hilleberg Nallo 3GT by Robby Denning, Rokslide Staff I've always despised the close quarters of backpack tents.  Call me a puss, but after about four days of not...
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Seek Outside 8-Man Tipi/Stove Combo

Seek Outside 8-Man Tipi/Stove Combo By Robby Denning, Rokslide Staff You might see me on this site and in some magazine articles hunting from some pretty big tents....
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Kifaru 6-Man Tipi Review

Kifaru 6-Man Tipi Review By Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff When people think of Alaska, big bears, white sheep, and giant fish come to mind.  Few people, however, think...
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Quilt Review: Enlightened Equipmen’ts Accomplice

A Better Backcountry Double Bed: The Accomplice from Enlightened Equipment by Becca Moffat, Rokslide Prostaff For couples who backpack, camp, and hunt together, it can be a real challenge to find...
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Brooks Range Foray

Brooks Range Foray on Kodiak Island, Alaska By Luke Moffat Kodiak Island is the perfect proving ground for nearly all outdoor gear. If an item can withstand the...

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...

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“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...

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...

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...

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...

Kifaru Fulcrum Review

Kifaru Fulcrum Review by William Hanson I've been a dyed-in-the-wool Kifaru fan for a few years now and the past year and a half or so...