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Ryan Faulkner (ryanf) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid atlantic, No. Cal
About Me My name is Ryan Faulkner, i am 17 years old, and have been UL backpacking for about 7 years. I have been inspired by hikers like Andrew Skurka, and Ryan Jordan, and have dedicated my trips to going light and fast.
I plan on hiking the PCT and AT before finishing college, and after I hope to get some sort of a career in the backpacking industry.(I havent quite figured out how exactly, but i will :)
I have some big plans for the future, but ill keep those quiet for now ;-P
StateVirginia
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.ryanfaulknerphotography.com
My PDF Gear ListWinds-Yellowstone Trek 2008

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All Forum Posts by Ryan Faulkner

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Re: Re: Re: Re: race pace
hey nate, sounds like a great trip. I wish you luck. when I hear race pace, I think minimalism. Cut out everything you do not need. for three days, thats alot you can lose. If you really wan...

In Gear Lists » Help me pare down my gear for a speed hike
March 21, 8:03pm

Re: Who wants to see Joshua Tree pis
some great pictures. very impressive. thanks for posting them.

In Photography » Who wants to see Joshua Tree pis
August 30, 12:16pm

Winds-Yelowstone trek
hi everyone. havent been on the forums for a while. for no particular reason other than being busy with other things... update on this trip.... tickets have been bought. most of my gear has be...

In Gear Lists » South Pass-Old Faithful.
July 02, 9:58am

Re: Re: "RECOMMEND AN ALCOHOL STOVE?"
minibulldesign.com Tinny has been at this stove making buisness for a while now.. he has a lot of different lightweight, rugged, alc. stove options to choose from

In GEAR » RECOMMEND AN ALCOHOL STOVE?
May 24, 8:35am

TNF Arnuva 50 boa
anybody here using the north face Arnuva 50 Boa shoes? the lacing system looks pretty slick. can anyone comment on comfort and durability... Im looking at these for long mixed road and tr...

In GEAR » TNF Arnuva 50 boa
March 12, 4:48pm

Re: North Face 5.4oz waterproof w/hood
I wish integral designs would come out with a similar product to compliment thier eVENT jacket.. they have a pullover in their line, but its made from a slightly heavier fabric... and there is no ...

In GEAR » North Face 5.4oz waterproof w/hood
March 04, 5:03pm

Re: North Face 5.4oz waterproof w/hood
I have been awaiting this.. my DIAD has worked adequately, the Triumph looks like a great product. way lighter, and less seems for failure... not that my DIAD ever has :)

In GEAR » North Face 5.4oz waterproof w/hood
March 03, 5:01pm

Re: Inov8 Sizing
I just bought some Inov-8 f-lite 300s from zombierunner.com zombie runner carries all inov-8 shoes at least for my model, they recomended sizing 1/2 size up. I normally wear 11.5 in runnin...

In GEAR » Inov-8 Sizing?
March 02, 2:39pm

Re: How light is light enough?
The point In my opinion, where it dosent make sense to try and reduce weight, is when your safety is compromised (not enough insulation/ protection from the elements, food.. ect.) It is important ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How light is light enough?
February 21, 1:19pm

Re: 2008 LuxuryLite Big Survival Stik Walking Staff REVIEW
thanks doug for the lovely demo on the trail defense system

In Editor's Roundtable » 2008 LuxuryLite Big Survival Stik Walking Staff REVIEW
February 20, 3:45am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Faulkner

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BackpackingLight.com Premium Membership
I am so glad I found this website, before this site I was carrying a 30-40lb pack, after reading the articles I got my list under 10, and after joining the forums, well carrying less than 4 pounds is ...

In Books and Media
December 31, 10:20pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
Good thought. I bring this stove whenever I need to simmer, one disadvantage of alcohol stoves. I like it much, much, much better than the MSR pocket rocket, the 4 titanium stands are much more ...

In Stoves - Canister
December 30, 1:25pm

ThermoJet MicroLite
I did not buy this stove, in fact, I have never bought a alcohol stove, but have many of the MBD stoves and tonight added this wonder to my collection. I actually

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 09, 9:56pm

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
I did not purchase a pocket puck from mini bull design, but from looking at pictures and from expeience from making other stoves I made my own flattened side burner stove. I like the overall design, w...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 06, 1:16pm