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Re: WTB: Square Tarp
Dennis, I have a MYOG 10x10 silnylon tarp I could sell you pretty cheap. 13.9oz before guylines and blue in color. 12 tie outs. I've had it set up in my back yard a couple times, but not be...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Square Tarp
January 30, 7:45pm

Re: WTB: silnylon tarp
Eric, I have a 10x10 silnylon flat tarp that I made which I could sell to you pretty cheap. Weighs 13.9oz before guylines. Never used in the field, only pitched in my back yard a couple times. B...

In Gear Swap » WTB: silnylon tarp
January 30, 4:51pm

Re: "Dude we're going on a hike someday list."
I can't think of anyone on BPL that I wouldn't hike with at least once. One of you Westerners make fun of my accent and it's over though. :) Others - My kids. Too young just yet, but...

In Philosophy & Technique » "Dude we're going on a hike someday list."
January 30, 11:24am

Re: New Cubic Tech Waterproof Breathable Laminate
CT is persistent, I will give them that. Seems like they put out a new WPB membrane every year and there is always improvements in one area or another. With that said, like other WPB manufacturer...

In GEAR » New Cubic Tech Waterproof Breathable Laminate
January 30, 11:07am

Re: Cuben winter shelter for Smoky Mountains?
Many shelters will be able to take the winds up there thanks to all the trees providing a wind break. Wet, heavy snow loads are what you will probably have to deal with the most. As mentioned above...

In GEAR » Cuben winter shelter for Smoky Mountains?
January 30, 7:00am

Re: BearPaw WD quality
I bought a 2P nest from BPWD a couple years ago and the quality was fine at the time. It was cheap and functioned well. I would buy from them again, but the seams above would definitely give me pau...

In GEAR » Bear Paw Wilderness Designs
January 29, 5:04pm

Re: PCT and Terminal Cancer
I was doing fine, but for some reason this part got me. "When the flowers in the garden know tomorrow is their turn to be plucked, the lesson goes, Do they feel sadness? Do their faces droo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT and Terminal Cancer
January 27, 11:08am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Zpacks Challenger Rain Jacket
Mark, Generally, Neoshell and 3L eVent will have more breathability than the Challenger rain jacket. Will you be able to tell that while hiking? Probably not, but every bit helps in my book. You...

In GEAR » Zpacks Challenger Rain Jacket
January 26, 5:51pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Zpacks Challenger Rain Jacket
Those figures sound about right. Ryan

In GEAR » Zpacks Challenger Rain Jacket
January 26, 4:13pm

Re: Zpacks Challenger Rain Jacket
From memory- The Challenger fabric breathes a bit better than the 2013 stuff. Still not really close to eVent or Neoshell though. I think Richard N. has a post here about it. Ryan

In GEAR » Zpacks Challenger Rain Jacket
January 26, 10:51am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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ULA Ohm
I've had an Ohm for about a year now and have taken it on a few trips. It's very comfortable provided that you keep it in the weight range it's designed for. When carrying 20-25 lbs it car...

In Backpacks - Frameless
September 10, 5:36pm