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Re: Re: Re: Re: Frost Line
JC- I like the way you think! Ryan

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 15, 7:27pm

Re: Re: Frost Line
I looked at the Permafrost, it's definitely a beast. Ultimately, it was just more jacket than I needed, especially since the price tag was $100 more than the Frost Line. Would be nice if M...

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 15, 6:48pm

Re: Re: Obamacare...the real world
"For example, McConnell said how much he loved Kentucky's exchange but wanted to repeal obamacare - which makes no sense because Kentucky's exchange is part of obamacare." Lol....

In Chaff » Obamacare...the real world
November 15, 5:40pm

Re: Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
Probably not. You can get one through Backcountry for about $170 right now which is a good deal. Free 2 day shipping too. I bought one about three weeks ago and love it. I normally wear an XL, bu...

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 14, 7:30pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Interview: Black Rock Gear / HikeLighter
HMG was in GQ. I don't know if you can get anymore lifestyle than that. lol Ryan

In GEAR » Interview: Black Rock Gear / HikeLighter
November 14, 11:16am

Re: Re: Interview: Black Rock Gear / HikeLighter
"Price is no worse than a similar sized Go Ruck pack. No special materials there either. But not inexpensive at $250 for a day pack." You can buy an HMG Windrider made from hybrid cube...

In GEAR » Interview: Black Rock Gear / HikeLighter
November 14, 8:29am

Re: down sleeping bag & washing it
I only wash mine when: - it has a noticeable loss in loft - it has developed a pretty bad funk smell With care, it takes a good while for either to occur. Maybe 1-2 yrs with normal use. ...

In GEAR » down sleeping bag & washing it
November 14, 6:34am

Re: Interview: Black Rock Gear / HikeLighter
I can appreciate how tough it would be to cut and sew that pack, I wouldn't want to do it. But that price point is huge for a panel loading daypack that doesn't use premium fabrics. Hopef...

In GEAR » Interview: Black Rock Gear / HikeLighter
November 14, 6:08am

Re: Re: "1oz/yd2 Cuben Tarp-Shelter Prototype"
"I do not think a vent that size does anything noticeable" I have always thought that as well. When you look at how small vents are in comparison to the shelter they can't help muc...

In Make Your Own Gear » 1oz/yd2 Cuben Tarp-Shelter Prototype
November 13, 2:41pm

Re: Re: Good call Ian
I do the same as Ralph with my 4s and can get 5-6 days worth of general use. As far as a battery pack goes, Eric is right - nothing will match an 18650 battery pack for weight and power. Charger, b...

In GEAR » Phone/Camera Battery charging for 1 week hike
November 12, 5:37pm

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