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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
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My PDF Gear ListWinds-Yellowstone Trek 2008

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All Forum Posts by Ryan Faulkner

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Re: Re: South Pass-Old Faithful.
Chris, I only have good things to say about the montbell stretch windpants.. I wore them for over half the time last summer when backpacking in the sierras, and I never was uncomfortable because of...

In Gear Lists » South Pass-Old Faithful.
November 03, 9:06am

Re: Re: Preparedness view of ultralight?
thanks you to mark verber for his post on the last page of that forum I may try and join that forum myself, I read through the entire thread, and have so much to say... these people really have ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Preparedness view of ultralight?
November 02, 1:46pm

Re: South Pass gear list
hey Robert, -the GG lightrek 3 poles are actually a new and improved pole gossamer gear just reccently started offering.. not 3 trekking poles :P. first there were the lighttreks, then lighttrek...

In Gear Lists » South Pass-Old Faithful.
November 01, 7:35am

South Pass-Old Faithful.
Hey, next summer my father and I are going to try and do a section of The Continental Divide Trail, starting at the southern terminus of the wind river mountain Range (South Pass, WY) ending at old...

In Gear Lists » South Pass-Old Faithful.
October 31, 1:50pm

Re: "Best Poncho/Shelter Design"
the Six moon designs gatewood cape looks like an excellent shelter, full coverage shelter and packcover/raingear, but I have not bought one, because I like having multiple pitching options. my rec...

In Multiple Use Gear » Best Poncho/Shelter Design
October 31, 1:06pm

Re: Winter PCT
I have some big plans for the future, along the lines of one of skurkas treks.. the winter will definately be the biggest issue to consider.. a winter PCT hike would be dareing, but I think possibl...

In Winter Hiking » Winter PCT
October 31, 12:59pm

best watch
hey guys, My watch got broken the other day playing ultimate frisbee, very unfortunate, and I have been irritated because I havent known what time it is for the last few days so.. I am in the...

In GEAR » best watch
October 29, 12:39pm

WRR Trip ideas???
any ideas?? this thread got lost I guess.

In Chaff » Wind Rivers Backpacking?
October 06, 8:01am

Wind Rivers Backpacking?
hey, next summer I may have another chance to go out west for some backpacking... after hiking in the sierras last summer, I would absolutely LOVE to go back, but since I will only have a few opert...

In Chaff » Wind Rivers Backpacking?
September 30, 10:26am

Re: Re: Denali, Kauai, Wind Rivers, Wasatch Range
spectacular thanks for sharing

In Photo Gallery » Denali
September 25, 7:44pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Faulkner

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Category 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