High Country Hydration

HIGH COUNTRY HYDRATION Brock Akers, Train to Hunt Director Growing up in Washington State and hunting the Cascade Mountains, I have been spoiled with abundant amounts of water...
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Backcountry Gear Selection – What to Pack

Backcountry Gear Selection – What to Pack Aron Snyder So it’s that time of year again and the emails, PM’s and phone calls about packing lists are rolling...
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Lil’ Bug Out Modular Shelter System

Lil’ Bug Out Modular Shelter System Scott Reekers In the world of backcountry hunting, modularity and versatility are king. Seek Outside built the Lil’ Bug Out shelter, or...

Shelters for the High Country

Shelters for the High Country Aron Snyder Shelter options for the backcountry hunter are at an all-time high and anything worth looking at is going to have a high...
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Trekking Poles – Black Diamond Z-Poles

Black Diamond’s Z-Pole Trekking Poles Ross Russell – Rokslide Pro-Staff   Like most hard core western hunters, I am always looking for ways to shave ounces, become...
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Pack a Raft to Expand Your Options

Pack a Raft to Expand Your Options Luke Moffat Alaska’s road system is very limited. Therefore, accessing much of the state is relegated to those with alternate modes of...
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Backcountry Water Treatment

Backcountry Water Treatment By Rokslide Staff Any serious outdoorsman knows how important it is to either filter, or use some form of chemical treatment, to all water gathered from...
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Backcountry Food

Backcountry Food   by Rokslide Staff   Heading over to the local grocery store or 7-Eleven won't be an option on a backpack hunt and the saying, "what you've...

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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....

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...