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Needed: Advice on Permit Situation
We (myself & two others) are planning an August (leaving Aug. 5th) trans-Sierra hike. We are planning to leave from South Lake (near Bishop) on the Bishop Pass Trail and our trip will take us ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Needed: Advice on Permit Situation
April 19, 1:05pm

Thoms tyvek GCB (ground cover bivy)
Wow! A great project and a great idea for a scout group! I am anxiously awaiting the results as well!

In Make Your Own Gear » thoms tyvek GCB (ground cover bivy)
April 03, 2:58pm

Re: Down Clothing & Temp Rating "Boost
Thanks! I am hoping that the addition of the garments will allow me to push my sleep system into the mid to high 20's. I sleep warm, so I am hoping that will aid me as well.

In GEAR » Down Clothing & Temp Rating "Boost"
March 18, 2:13pm

Re: 10-15 degrees?
Thanks! I was hoping to be able to push a summer quilt down low enough for an early August trip in the High Sierra. I use a "large" MLD Superlight Bivy so the clothing and bag should ha...

In GEAR » Down Clothing & Temp Rating "Boost"
March 18, 1:28pm

Down Clothing & Temp Rating "Boost"
I recently picked up a pair of MontBell UL Down Inner Pants (for $98!!!) to go with my UL Down Inner Jacket. My question to those "in the know" is this: How much lower can you "...

In GEAR » Down Clothing & Temp Rating "Boost"
March 18, 9:44am

Re: Re: Suggestions for GA, TN, NC or SC weekend trip
Thanks Chris! Sounds like I should try the Standing Indian loop! Ryan

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Suggestions for GA, TN, NC or SC weekend trip
January 25, 1:32pm

Suggestions for GA, TN, NC or SC weekend trip
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In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Suggestions for GA, TN, NC or SC weekend trip
January 25, 9:59am

Re: three loops
Awesome! Thank you for your suggestions! Ryan

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Suggestions for GA, TN, NC or SC weekend trip
January 24, 9:36pm

Suggestions for GA, TN, NC or SC weekend trip
I am looking for a trailhead that is a reasonable drive from Atlanta, GA. Trip will probably be three days and I would prefer to average 6-10 miles/day. I am leading a small group of fairly inexp...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Suggestions for GA, TN, NC or SC weekend trip
January 24, 8:21pm

Just right...........hopefully
Great review Roger! I have been struggling with finding a lightweight, lightly cushioned shoe that will fit my wide forefoot. I just received a pair of the 875s from Zappos and after wearing them...

In Editor's Roundtable » New Balance MT875OR Joggers Review
July 09, 1:57pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Luke

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The North Face Propel
I purchased this bag on sale from REI Outlet becuase I wanted a syntehtic summer bag. I am also a warm sleeper, so I appreciated the footbox vent. I liked the zipperless design because I move and ki...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 9:58am

Cabela's Space Rain Ultra Pack Rainwear (Pullover & Pants)
Weight (size L Tall) Pants - 8.9oz Pullover - 6.6oz Extremely packable and very breathable. Both garments kept me dry during two downpours. At first glance, the lightweight material (seems simi...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 28, 11:56pm

Patagonia Wool 2 Zip Long Sleeve
Extremely comfortable and durable. Material seems thin, but is surprisingly warm in camp. It also seems to dry quickly although I have never completely soaked the shirt (I have worn it while running...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 28, 11:26pm