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Re: Are windshirts a viable option on the future?
Luke's UL is an option also. He does wind shirts from Argon 90/67 which has tested to be quite breathable. In the 45/65cfm range if I remember correctly. They should run in the 2-3oz range. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Andrew Skurka - Core Clothing
March 26, 10:32am

Re: FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
I would go with the first one out of that group. No way I would use a picture of an actual fly. While I can appreciate making the logo match the name, people hate flies. Hikers hate flies. People w...

In Gear Deals » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
March 26, 5:31am

Re: Re: Re: My "wind shirt" rant...
"Admittedly, I don't see that many people when I'm out, but since I started backpacking again in 2009, I've done about a year's worth of hiking in 10 states. Except for the Ma...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 25, 3:49pm

Re: TN/NC/VA - May-Oct - down or synthetic? Temp?
I live in Knoxville and hike the Smokies, Slickrock, Pisgah, etc. Always used down with no problems even with week long trips with rain peppered in. I currently use a MYOG 40F quilt at 12oz for sp...

In GEAR » TN/NC/VA - May-Oct - down or synthetic? Temp?
March 25, 6:49am

Re: Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
Looks great Brendan. A lot of time, effort and sewing went into that pack. Weighs less than I expected too. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Unaweep-inspired internal/external hybrid pack
March 24, 6:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy.
"List of creditors: http://dytbxbqvpce4z.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/GoLiteBankruptcy2.pdf" Cool. I had not seen that before. All things considered, that's much less ...

In GEAR » Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy.
March 24, 6:23pm

Re: Whut Randy sed
"Why carry a wind shirt that will NOT keep rain off you when you can take a good WPB rain parka (I like my REI Kimtah eVent parka) and use it for both wind and rain?" I think there are...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Andrew Skurka - Core Clothing
March 24, 10:53am

Re: Re: Beautiful Quilts
Looks great Kevin! Nice job. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Top Quilt for Mom's JMT Thru-Hike
March 24, 10:20am

Re: Flyweight Knives
Welcome Greg! As long as your prices remain reasonable I think you will find no shortage of business here. Ryan

In Gear Deals » FLYWEIGHT KNIVES---Damn Fine Titanium Knives!
March 20, 10:35am

Re: Windshell
+1 Brad. Good post. Ryan

In GEAR » Softshell as Windshirt substitute
March 19, 8:52pm

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