Subscribe Contribute Advertise Facebook Twitter Instagram Forums Newsletter

BPL Community Profile

Ryan Gardner (splproductions) - BPL Professional Member

My Locale Salt Lake City, UT
About Me I am 23 years old - been into hiking for a long time but have just recently been "enlightened" and am adopting the UL philosophy. Attending the University of Utah, majoring in Exercise Physiology.
CitySalt Lake City

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Ryan Gardner

Showing 1 - 10 of 388 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...39


Forum » Thread

**** SOLD ****

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Arc AT
August 28, 6:05pm

Price dropped to $250
****** Price dropped to $250 shipped to the CONUS *******

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Arc AT
August 24, 1:54pm

FS: Nunatak Arc AT
I purchased this from Nunatak about 3 years ago and used it on one overnighter. Since then I have started dental school and had 2 kids (with one on the way). Unfortunately, I can't see myself...

In Gear Swap » FS: Nunatak Arc AT
August 17, 1:14pm

Leki tips
So I read up on the previous posts here about the tips. I bought some Leki tips, but my question is... how do you secure them on? People kept saying "remove the basket, then put the Leki tip...

In GEAR » Need help with BPL Stix tips!
July 09, 10:50am

Need help with BPL Stix tips!
Hi, I posted this in BPL product support, but I'm hoping to get some advice quickly since I am leaving on an overnighter this afternoon, so I'm posting it here as well. I was wonderin...

In GEAR » Need help with BPL Stix tips!
July 09, 7:18am

WTB: REI Ridgeline Women's pack
I'm interested in buying an REI Ridgeline Women's pack, the 2007 model, size Medium. Very specific request, I know, but I sold my wife's a bit against her will (I was trying to get h...

In Gear Swap » WTB: REI Ridgeline Women's pack
March 25, 11:43am

Thanks for the suggestion. Since this would only be for a "crap hits the fan" situation and not my normal backpacking, I think the heavier coated ripstop nylon would suit ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Camo silnylon...
March 25, 11:21am

Camo silnylon...
Hey folks, Does anyone know where to find camouflage silnylon? I'm interested in making (or just buying) a pack cover and a poncho. From searching the web it looks like a hard thing to sou...

In Make Your Own Gear » Camo silnylon...
March 23, 4:40pm

I hesitated to mention price in my original post, because it seems that us "hardcore" folks will pay whatever it takes to drop an ounce here and there. But... The current situation is ca...

In GEAR » Trend towards "sturdier", heavier gear
January 08, 2:20pm

Trend towards "sturdier", heavier gear
Hey folks! I've been away from the forums for quite a while, so I apologize if this has been discussed already. In looking at some of the new gear being designed and/or discontinued, it s...

In GEAR » Trend towards "sturdier", heavier gear
January 08, 1:03pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Gardner

Showing 1 - 7 of 7 | Page: 1



Mountain Laurel Designs Superlight
My bivy comes in at 6.3 ounces after removing the bungee that can be tied to the top of your tarp (to keep the fabric off your face). I was holding out forever for a Side Zip Vapr bivy, but after w...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
March 07, 11:02pm

GoLite Jam2
What I like: 1) The shape of the shoulder straps fit me well, I never have to use the sternum strap (I removed it). The padding on the shoulders is very plush as well. 2) The very wide fabric c...

In Backpacks - Frameless
March 07, 10:48pm

Golite Ultra 20
I should preface that I am no quilt connoisseur. The only other quilts I've tried were a Jacks R' Better and an MLD quilt. (Both great products, just not what I was looking for). My size ...

In Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags
March 07, 10:29pm

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
I love this jacket. My size large weighs in at 7.2 ounces. So far I haven't noticed any real down leakage. It is so light that when I toss it it "floats". It also packs nice and smal...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
March 07, 9:25pm

REI Lite-Core Short
I've gone back to using this pad after trying closed-cell foam pads only. Things I like: - It is fairly comfortable with 1.5" of foam. The comfort level for me rises dramatically bet...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
February 14, 2:44pm

Pro Lite Gear customer service
I have now made quite enough orders with ProLite gear to hope that they carry everything I will ever need - I don't want to order from other companies! I have never spoken with them directly or v...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 14, 2:15pm

Mountain Laurel Designs
I've purchased 3 of Ron's products now, all of which have been well designed and of high quality and craftsmanship. My actual items have always been extremely close to the stated weight on th...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 03, 6:43pm