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Re: More info...
Lightweight gear, cut out the middle man, e-commerce site, sleek physical store locations.....That business model sounds eerily familiar. Ryan

In GEAR » Golite Ressurection. Jinkies, Shaggy.
April 21, 7:31pm

Re: Re: Re: AT Thru-Hikers Footwear by the Numbers
Correct. A sample size of even 10% is considered huge for things like this. Complete accuracy is not necessarily the goal, identifying trends more so. Ryan

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » AT Thru-Hikers Footwear by the Numbers
April 17, 10:27am

Re: Re: htfu
"It is easy to become hard in this world, in fact, it's what most males do" As often as I can. Zing! Ryan

In Chaff » The basic math behind Christianity...
April 16, 5:33pm

Re: AT Thru-Hikers Footwear by the Numbers
Not gonna lie, I'm shocked that trail runners are at 50% and boots down at 25%. I would have easily guessed the opposite. Most people look at me like a unicorn with my Salomon's on. The tim...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » AT Thru-Hikers Footwear by the Numbers
April 16, 5:24pm

Re: Is it even possible to stay dry in a rain forest? Should I just give up?
As you can tell by previous posts, managing the moisture is the proper technique in areas with high humidity and precipitation. Double wall tents or tarp with inner is a huge help. An inner would ...

In GEAR » Is it even possible to stay dry in a rain forest? Should I just give up?
April 16, 11:47am

Re: A thru-hiker's power management dream come true?!
It's a good device at the $35-$45 range, but $60 puts it too high at only 6000mAh IMO. The dual USB is a nice feature. Ryan

In GEAR » A thru-hiker's power management dream come true?!
April 14, 7:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Leki vs Black Diamond Trekking Pole Tips for MYOG poles
Should work fine. Have you decided what grips you're going to use? I would love to find something equivalent to the expensive(and great) GG grips, but haven't found anything. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Leki vs Black Diamond Trekking Pole Tips for MYOG poles
April 14, 10:27am

Re: Re: Re: Leki vs Black Diamond Trekking Pole Tips for MYOG poles
Adam - Looks like roughly 1.50"- 1.75" on mine. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Leki vs Black Diamond Trekking Pole Tips for MYOG poles
April 13, 7:24pm

Re: Leki vs Black Diamond Trekking Pole Tips for MYOG poles
I used Leki replacement tips for my MYOG poles. Went right in with no problems and still there to this day. I think I went with them solely because I knew they would fit and wasn't worried abou...

In Make Your Own Gear » Leki vs Black Diamond Trekking Pole Tips for MYOG poles
April 13, 4:44pm

Re: Adhesive for carbon fiber tube
Standard two part epoxy from Permatex or Gorilla brand works great and is cheap, or if you want to go all out 3M DP420. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Adhesive for carbon fiber tube
April 12, 3:54pm

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