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Re: Wow!
I may have some things i can give him too if needed. Ryan

In Gear Swap » WTB - Cheap XL Hiking Clothes for Friend
December 20, 11:51am

Re: Lab Test - Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Fabric
Big thanks Richard. Ryan

In GEAR » Lab Test - Zpacks Waterproof Breathable Event Fabric
December 20, 11:09am

Re: 30* quilt for April NoBo start on AT. Doable or just stupid?
During a normal spring you will be completely fine. Last winter & spring were colder than normal, but the 2-3 years before that were extremely mild. So mild that several thru's decided to s...

In GEAR » 30* quilt for April NoBo start on AT. Doable or just stupid?
December 19, 6:56pm

Re: Thanks
For me, yes. Lighter weight and still has a very fast flow rate. Enough that I can easily drink(gulp) right from the Mini. Ryan

In GEAR » Help me make a Sawyer purchase please
December 17, 7:09pm

Re: Interesting Product - Kammock Thylacine
I can appreciate the design aspects of it, but not sure which market segment will buy this product. UL hikers - no. Car campers - no. Old school heavyweight hikers - not at this price point. Climbe...

In GEAR » Interesting Product - Kammock Thylacine
December 17, 4:02pm

Re: Necessity of toothpaste
I think over months & years using toothpaste is the wisest option given it has flouride to kill bacteria and abrasives to clean teeth more thoroughly. Toothbrush only for a few days in the wood...

In Philosophy & Technique » Alternative to Toothpaste Dots
December 17, 1:39pm

Re: Lite Trail Solid Fuel System
Nice. I've been fighting the urge to get V3 for a couple weeks now. Ryan

In GEAR » Lite Trail Solid Fuel System
December 17, 6:17am

Preparing to hem cuben is easy. Fold over 1/2" and run your finger over it to make a crease. Done. Then sew if that's your fancy. The .51oz stuff has been durable enough for tarps and s...

In Make Your Own Gear » working with cuben fiber
December 17, 5:55am

Re: Let's see a picture of your WATCH thread.
Casio Pathfinder for me when on the trail. Ryan

In GEAR » Let's see a picture of your WATCH thread.
December 16, 10:47am

Oh yeah
Definitely. I bought one about a year ago and it's pretty much worthless as a dry bag. At the time, their dry bags were completely sewn which was a bit of a shock.I don't know if they'...

In GEAR » ZPacks Cuben Dry Sacs - Air Leakage
December 16, 10:43am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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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