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Re: Marriage Equality
Similar to Ben, I'm also a Christian that doesn't support gay marriage. I've had conflicting emotions all day. There are people whom I love dearly that are elated by this decision. When...

In Chaff » Marriage Equality
June 26, 10:37pm

Re: AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
Update- Things have been going well for Scott the last several days. He needs to only average 43mpd the rest of the way to break the record. Barring a freak injury - I think he's got it and ...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
June 26, 3:59pm

Re: Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
"I like to see the stars and hear nature, and I fear that experience is in danger here, that's all." Seeing the stars and hearing nature are absolutely at risk, but not by tents wi...

In GEAR » Thoughts on new REI EVRGRN line, catalogs, offers and light polluting tents...
June 25, 10:53am

Re: Re: Terramar Thermasilk - cold?
Yeah, they don't offer much warmth though I haven't experienced the cold draft feeling described here. I mostly use them just to keep my dirty sweaty skin from soiling my bag. They're ...

In GEAR » Terramar Thermasilk - cold?
June 24, 9:56am

Re: Re: Re: SC Governor is So Wrong!
Corrected. Should never try to do more than one thing at a time. Ryan

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
June 23, 11:41am

Re: SC Governor is So Wrong!
Few in the South really care about the Confederate flag one way or the other now days. Many of the ones that are in favor see it as a representation of a rebellious spirit similar to a "Don...

In Chaff » SC Governor is So Wrong!
June 23, 11:18am

Re: Half Pyramid in a Storm
Big +1 to Kevin's post about using your rain shell to block the opening. I use mine in the exact same way on my A-frame tarp and it works well. Ryan

In GEAR » My new TN ltra 1 w/ net tent, half pyramid! SUL
June 23, 10:02am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Update and 100D floor
Kyle, I would most likely use sealant. It's easy to use, cheap, and I can buy it locally. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Silpoly 20Dx50D floor material?
June 22, 10:45am

Re: Re: Update and 100D floor
Agree with John. Everyone thinks Tyvek is overkill at 1.8oz/yd and imagine the 100d would be well north of that. Digging that high HH silpoly though. Think I'm going to try it for shelters inst...

In Make Your Own Gear » Silpoly 20Dx50D floor material?
June 18, 10:50am

Re: Re: Re: Free Bob Gross
"As a relatively new member to Backpackinglight, I find --B.G.-- comments sometimes insightful and in general spot on. With a background in engineering, spelling/grammar is one of my opportuni...

In Gear Deals » In honor of Bob Gross, buy a foam pad and get 10% off
June 18, 5:30am

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