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Re: Re: Re: Re: history
"The whole web site is being redesigned, re-engineered, etc. Obviously this is taking some time." Come on now. Roger - If that actually happens I will mail you a state of the art A...

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 12, 10:56am

Re: Re: history
All good ideas, Ian. I used to be active on an LS1 forum where vendors had to pay for advertising, but their products also received some protection from competition. Worked well and the founders la...

In Chaff » BPL Exclusive!
June 11, 6:01pm

Re: Poles for Solomid
Brad, I use the rear guy out point, but I don't pull it way out there. Only a few inches. I just like having a little extra interior room for my elbows. Ryan

In GEAR » New MLD SoloMid XL
June 11, 5:44pm

Re: Re: Confusion
"Curious, does anybody think if the OP posted the same exact way, but the 2 person tent was a 2.5 lbs cuben fiber version instead of like 5 lbs, that the post would of been moderated? My gut t...

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 10, 4:27pm

Re: Re: AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
So far, he's a little behind pace, but not far enough to say it's over with so much trail left. Appears he's getting over some initial injuries and hitting the high numbers again. Will...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
June 10, 11:22am

Re: Re: Re: Suggestions for homestead-able land locations
"Imagine what would happen if an entire city or region was without power and water for even just a week... But I don't want to hijack my own thread, lol." Better plan on adding the...

In Chaff » Suggestions for homestead-able land locations
June 09, 11:55am

Re: BA Fly Creek on AT- keep or swap now that I use trekking poles
Stick with the Fly Creek. For hikes up to about a week on the AT I take a 9x7 cuben tarp with 2oz net tent and it works great. If I was going any longer than that I would seriously consider taking...

In GEAR » BA Fly Creek on AT- keep or swap now that I use trekking poles
June 09, 11:11am

Re: Striking Out with local suppliers
You definitely want agglomerated. That stuff mixes so much better than the powdered maltodextrin that you won't believe it. I mix about 500 calories in 20oz at a time and it still looks and tas...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » potential maltodextrin source
June 08, 7:20pm

Re: Re: Scott Jurek
Greg, The June 15th start date was for JPD's hike. Scott did start a few days ago. All of the accompanying mileage, etc in the OP is also for her record hike. Ryan

In Chaff » Scott Jurek attempting the supported AT record
June 08, 5:13pm

Re: This one hits too close to home
Yep, it seems they did everything right in regards to food. The park staff is considering that this bear is also the one causing problems at Derrick Knob shelter so it's most likely very famili...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Teenager pulled from hammock by bear in Smokies
June 08, 10:53am

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