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Re: What jacket to buy?
The OR Helium 2 fits the bill for light weight, however it can wet out in prolonged rain. You didn't mention your budget, but the Zpacks jacket is about the lightest thing going. Also, check ou...

In GEAR » What jacket to buy?
March 23, 7:47pm

Re: tuck and roll
Ben is correct. Each corner has stake out loops to give it a rectangle shape, and then elastic to draw it snug under your pad. Ryan

In Gear Swap » Sea To Summit Nano Pyramid Mosquito Net Shelter Single with Insect Shield, 2.9 oz
March 23, 4:29pm

Re: Lightest Silnylon
Diygearsupply.com has some 1.1oz-1.2oz 15d silnylon at $8.95/yd. I have no experience with this fabric, I just know that it's out there. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Lightest Silnylon
March 23, 3:40pm

Re: World's lightest tee shirt: Rohan Ultra Silver Tee
Colin, You've had this one for a few months now. Had a chance to wear it much? What is your overall impression? Been thinking about picking one of these up. Ryan

In GEAR » World's lightest tee shirt: Rohan Ultra Silver Tee
March 22, 5:48pm

Re: Odd
It happens. I used to frequent some forums on late model Camaro and Trans-Ams years ago, even bought a 2000 TA and put Nitrous and all kinds of stuff on it. Then, just all of a sudden quit. No i...

In Chaff » Odd
March 21, 10:52am

Re: Cuben Circuit Now Comes Seam-Sealed
Very cool Elisa! I assume they are taping? Ryan

In GEAR » Hybrid Cuben CDT
March 20, 11:26am

Re: sleeping bags
Western Mountaineering is the gold standard. They have a lot of different bags, but you are going to pay a chunk for them. Montbell makes a good bag also. I've seen Marmot Heliums on sale late...

In GEAR » Recommendation for a new sleeping bag
March 20, 10:22am

Re: comments
I don't have a huge problem with a friendly comment about the price, but all too often the post doesn't come across as friendly and I don't think most of those posts are meant to be ver...

In Gear Swap » FS: Extra gear- bearikade, six moon designs skyscape X, platypus
March 18, 7:23pm

Re: Re: Cheap Tents: Philosophy, Review, and Raw Emotion
Nick, 25 footer? edit- Went to your site. 26". That 100gal fresh water tank is ridiculous! Ryan

In GEAR » Cheap Tents: Philosophy, Review, and Raw Emotion
March 18, 3:56pm

Re: Careful
Lol @ Peter. The Montbell Tachyon is close. CFM near 10 and weight is below 2oz. DWR isn't the best however. Ryan

In GEAR » Wind layer help!!
March 17, 4:55pm

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