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Ryan Corder (demo) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Arkansan in Seattle
About Me I have a tendency to buy the display item of pieces of gear that I want because, typically, they seem to be the only "smalls" that outfitters keep in stock.

My trail name, 'demo' comes from a display Thermarest pillow I bought that has the word DEMO marked in very large letters in permanent marker.

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All Forum Posts by Ryan Corder

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OHT recommendation
If you could only hike one section of the trail, it absolutely has to be Section 3 (19.3 miles) from Cherry Bend to Lick Branch. If you want to do a little more mileage, do Section 2 first (starti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ozark Highland Trail
February 05, 11:53pm

Re: Dimension Polyant
all the packs in the now defunct "Mountainlight" series from Mountainsmith were made from a combination of VX-21 and VX-42. I too can attest to their bulletproof-ness.

In Editor's Roundtable » A Custom Backpack – Designed by You
December 19, 1:43pm

Re: eVent gaiters
ok, thanks for the links, but none of them contain any places that either a) you can buy from, or b) stock the gaiters. so, anyone know of a place I can actually buy these gaiters from?

In GEAR » eVent gaiters
December 15, 1:01am

eVent gaiters
does anyone make a gaiter, made of eVent, that is taller than the ID eVent Shortie Gaiters?

In GEAR » eVent gaiters
December 14, 12:41am

Re: Is anyone wearing or worn Mountain Hardware Mesa Convertible Pants
I checked into it as well. The Mesa pants are made of the same material as the Canyon shorts, which I also own. There is a definite difference in material, the Canyon cloth is meant for warm weat...

In GEAR » Convertible / Zip-Off Pants ?
December 10, 9:52pm

Re: Ohm No! - ULA Equipment
that answers that. I'll just continue to use my Conduit until the Ohm becomes available. I can't say I'm disappointed at all, but it's too bad for those that were waiting on it.

In GEAR » Ohm No! - ULA Equipment
December 08, 1:16am

Re: Paper vs. Online
I would gladly pay the extra to get the print content online. The one thing that has kept me from getting the print magazine is the desire not to attribute to further tree-killin'. Besides,...

In GEAR » Backpacking Light Subscription Pricing
December 08, 1:10am

Re: Convertible / Zip-Off Pants ?
I hike in zip-off pants year around and have found that the particular ones I like best are the Mountain Hardware Convertible Pack pants. The are a bit pricy, but boy are they worth it. really du...

In GEAR » Convertible / Zip-Off Pants ?
December 08, 1:02am

Re: Evernew Bottle
| Jason, I just checked out all of your videos. I have to say that I absolutely love Survivor Stud :)

In GEAR » Got my package from BPL today-NEW GEAR!
November 28, 11:05pm

Re: Re: Pullovers Vs. Full zip Jackets
...unless someone else has anything to chime in.. I just prefer pull-overs??? no, really. I do.

In GEAR » Pullovers Vs. Full zip Jackets
November 28, 12:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Corder

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SteriPen Adventurer
My only complaints tend to line up the same as those from others. It seems, although I can't prove a shred of this, that they are in cahoots with Nalgene as bottles from said manufacturer are the...

In Hydration - Water Treatment
July 13, 2:21pm

Icebreaker Balaclava Lite
Nice little piece of headgear here. Impressive how much warmth it adds when on your head. My typical setup is wearing a Tilly hat during an entire trip and adding the balaclava when I need some wa...

In Clothing - Headwear, Handwear
July 07, 3:08pm

Montane Featherlite
I have a story to tell, and this is why I'll never get rid of this "Wind"shirt. I guess it's been almost 2 years now, Hurricane Rita was passing through. You know, the one that c...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
July 07, 3:04pm

Icebreaker Skin 200 boxer briefs
I recently just ditch wearing Smartwool Micro weight boxer-briefs for these from Icebreaker. I am an immediate convert. Pros: 1) MUCH more durable. Smartwool developed wear holes soon after us...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
July 07, 2:52pm

Ibex Woolies Rib Zip T-Neck
I completely concur with everything the previous reviewer stated. Just as fair warning, like stated above, the little ribs in the fabric do make it clingy. However, this does give it the ideal effec...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
July 07, 2:44pm

ULA Conduit
This is indeed a great little pack. On a past trip, one of my accompanying backpackers made a comment about how it looked like a oversized daypack...that made me smile. Don't let that generalization...

In Backpacks - Frameless
July 05, 8:40am