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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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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...

MSR Access 3 Tent Review

MSR Access 3 Tent Review By Matt Wymer, Rokslide Moderator My sheep hunting buddy and I have thoroughly put to use a Big Agnes Copper Spur 3 on our sheep hunts...
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Safir 9 Tentipi Cold Weather Review

Review of the features & benefits of the Safir 9 Tentipi for cold weather hunting
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Canvas Cutter Bedroll

Robby Denning scouting for Big Mule Deer with Canvas Cutter Bedroll.

Understanding Sleeping Bag Temperature Rating, Part I

By Matt Wymer, Rokslide Moderator As you make the last push up the hill, a sense of satisfaction is felt. Your route planning panned out and your predetermined camp location...
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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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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...

Canvas Cutter Dominator Bedroll Review

Canvas Cutter Dominator Bedroll Review By Robby Denning Sleep for the hunter is important.  Miss enough of it and your physical performance will deteriorate.  Even worse, so will your attitude.  We’re...
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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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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...