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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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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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East to West: Planning Your First Backpack Hunt

East to West Part I: Preparing for Your First Western Hunt Part I: Picking the Right Gear By Tye Abell, Rokslide Member As an Eastern hunter living in...

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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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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East to West Part II: Preparation Hunts

East to West Part II: Preparation Hunts By Tye Abell, Rokslide Member In Part I of this series, Planning Your First Western Hunt, I discussed the best method...
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Backcountry Meat Care

Backcountry Meat Care By Aron Snyder, Rokslide Staff Several Roksliders have asked for an in-depth article on how I handle meat care on a backpack hunt. This is...

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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...
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The Red Zone, with Jared Bloomgren

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

“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...

Scouting A New Area: Tips from a Pro

I have worked the past 10 years as a professional scout for WeScout4u.com. The company was founded by Robby Denning in 1997 and has...

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...
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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...

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