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Ryan Faulkner (ryanf) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Mid atlantic, No. Cal
About Me My name is Ryan Faulkner, i am 17 years old, and have been UL backpacking for about 7 years. I have been inspired by hikers like Andrew Skurka, and Ryan Jordan, and have dedicated my trips to going light and fast.
I plan on hiking the PCT and AT before finishing college, and after I hope to get some sort of a career in the backpacking industry.(I havent quite figured out how exactly, but i will :)
I have some big plans for the future, but ill keep those quiet for now ;-P
StateVirginia
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.ryanfaulknerphotography.com
My PDF Gear ListWinds-Yellowstone Trek 2008

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All Forum Posts by Ryan Faulkner

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Re: Anyone know what Montbell Excelloft is?
Exceloft™ insulation uses 8-denier polyester threads as a structure to intertwine with extra thin 0.7-denier threads that add more air pockets and resilience. As a result, Exceloft™ p...

In GEAR » Best light synthetic 15-25F sleeping bags
April 10, 8:41am

SUL stuff
nice job on your gear a few questions: what are the dimensions of your tarp. where did you get the spinnaker? what fabrics did you use in the bivy? thanks

In Make Your Own Gear » Bevy of SUL
April 09, 6:00pm

Re: SUL Skin Out
I liked the tread on the 330s over the 310s. there isnt much difference in weight though, only 20 grams/0.7oz you can get the terrocs and flyrocs at REI. where can you buy the f-lite 250s I don...

In Gear Lists » SUL skin out
April 09, 2:30pm

SUL skin out
Just messing around, seeing if its possible for temps down to around 35 CLOTHING WORN OR CARRIED 00.30 Sport EYZ ultralight sunglasses 05.20 Salomon raid Long sleeve zip top 03.30 ASics runn...

In Gear Lists » SUL skin out
April 09, 1:58pm

Missed philmont :-(
Sorry Carol, I missed Philmont when my troop went, I was a few months too young, It was unfortunate, because I was the most experienced backpacker in the group.

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
April 05, 7:56pm

SUL winter/SUL skin out?
cant wait to see the list and report Is there going to be a "Notes From the Field" feature hope to see some pics as well I am interested in how to make a snow cave, that would be an interestin...

In Gear Lists » Ryan Jordan's SUL Winter Challenge
April 05, 7:08pm

Re: Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ Storm Cap as a Tarp
still trying to find a good one for cheap to buy myself, I found a site awhile ago with some possibilities, but then my mom showed some intrest in getting a better, more expensive machine so I held...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ MYOG ~ U-L & SUL
April 03, 1:46pm

Re: Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ Storm Cap as a Tarp
looks great Bill, even during a storm you can have the doors open for ventilation. wouild you mind if oware found out about this, and sold something like it. not all can make stuff like yo...

In Make Your Own Gear » Tale of Two Alphamid's ~ MYOG ~ U-L & SUL
April 03, 12:51pm

Re: Re: Gatewood Cape photos
looks like it could be a four season poncho shelter. I was about to buy an oware alphamid, but this could be an option

In Photo Gallery » Gatewood Cape photos
March 28, 3:35pm

Re: Iso w/ the Foster Beer Can cook set?
RJ, SUL winter

In Make Your Own Gear » Φ10 stove
March 28, 6:51am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Faulkner

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BackpackingLight.com Premium Membership
I am so glad I found this website, before this site I was carrying a 30-40lb pack, after reading the articles I got my list under 10, and after joining the forums, well carrying less than 4 pounds is ...

In Books and Media
December 31, 10:20pm

Snow Peak Gigapower Ti
Good thought. I bring this stove whenever I need to simmer, one disadvantage of alcohol stoves. I like it much, much, much better than the MSR pocket rocket, the 4 titanium stands are much more ...

In Stoves - Canister
December 30, 1:25pm

ThermoJet MicroLite
I did not buy this stove, in fact, I have never bought a alcohol stove, but have many of the MBD stoves and tonight added this wonder to my collection. I actually

In Stoves - Alcohol
December 09, 9:56pm

Minibull Designs Pocket Puck
I did not purchase a pocket puck from mini bull design, but from looking at pictures and from expeience from making other stoves I made my own flattened side burner stove. I like the overall design, w...

In Stoves - Alcohol
October 06, 1:16pm