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Re: Re: AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
So far, he's a little behind pace, but not far enough to say it's over with so much trail left. Appears he's getting over some initial injuries and hitting the high numbers again. Will...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » AT supported record attempt - Scott Jurek
June 10, 11:22am

Re: Re: Re: Suggestions for homestead-able land locations
"Imagine what would happen if an entire city or region was without power and water for even just a week... But I don't want to hijack my own thread, lol." Better plan on adding the...

In Chaff » Suggestions for homestead-able land locations
June 09, 11:55am

Re: BA Fly Creek on AT- keep or swap now that I use trekking poles
Stick with the Fly Creek. For hikes up to about a week on the AT I take a 9x7 cuben tarp with 2oz net tent and it works great. If I was going any longer than that I would seriously consider taking...

In GEAR » BA Fly Creek on AT- keep or swap now that I use trekking poles
June 09, 11:11am

Re: Striking Out with local suppliers
You definitely want agglomerated. That stuff mixes so much better than the powdered maltodextrin that you won't believe it. I mix about 500 calories in 20oz at a time and it still looks and tas...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » potential maltodextrin source
June 08, 7:20pm

Re: Re: Scott Jurek
Greg, The June 15th start date was for JPD's hike. Scott did start a few days ago. All of the accompanying mileage, etc in the OP is also for her record hike. Ryan

In Chaff » Scott Jurek attempting the supported AT record
June 08, 5:13pm

Re: This one hits too close to home
Yep, it seems they did everything right in regards to food. The park staff is considering that this bear is also the one causing problems at Derrick Knob shelter so it's most likely very famili...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Teenager pulled from hammock by bear in Smokies
June 08, 10:53am

Teenager pulled from hammock by bear in Smokies
Article is here: http://tinyurl.com/oc9djzv We've had a huge amount of aggressive black bear activity in our region so far this year. Besides this one, there has also been two other cases...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Teenager pulled from hammock by bear in Smokies
June 07, 7:13pm

Re: MYOG Camo Pack
Looks great Darren. Very professional looking and I like the subtle touch of using camo daisy chains on the front. What sewing machine are you using to bust through that 1000D cordura? Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Camo Pack
June 07, 4:23pm

Re: Re: Mike - hats off to you my friend
Look at that ol' Niagara out there living the dream. Hated to see it go. Ryan

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 06, 7:30pm

Giants unite
Hi Dale, I could use the top. I will PM you. Ryan

In Gear Swap » FS: Military ECWCS Gen III L2 Power Dry Gridded Fleece (like R1) 1/2 Zip Top, Civilian XL Size
June 05, 12:04pm

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