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Ryan Luke (rluke) - BPL Forum Member

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Re: Seeking proper fit shoe last!
Bryan, I have the exact same problem, and I also like the NB SL2 last (I use running shoes made with that last). I have found that the wide version of the Montrail Hardrock fits GREAT. I h...

In GEAR » Seeking proper fit shoe last!
February 24, 12:13pm

'08 Montrail Hardrocks
Has anyone purchased a pair of the '08 Hardrocks? If you have, how do they compare to the older versions? The Montrail website says that the redesign emphasis was placed on "breathab...

In GEAR » '08 Montrail Hardrocks
February 23, 12:38pm

Re: Re: Silly Question
John, I was looking at the Grace Solo also (a little cheaper than the patrol), but I am still trying to figure weight and price (what the most effective combination will be).

In GEAR » Need Advice on Bivy/Tarp Combo
February 20, 4:05pm

GG "The One"
This shelter looks great! Do you have any experience with it?

In GEAR » Need Advice on Bivy/Tarp Combo
February 20, 10:58am

Need Advice on Bivy/Tarp Combo
Hello Everyone, I am looking at switching to a bivy/tarp combo for the upcoming season. Any advice I could get would be extremely useful. I have two possible limitations that may b...

In GEAR » Need Advice on Bivy/Tarp Combo
February 20, 10:39am

Re: Re: Us vs. Them.
"Madness is rare in individuals--but in groups, parties, nations, and ages it is the rule." Friedrich Nietzsche

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » devastaded
February 13, 8:04am

Re: Tall and Skinny
I have found (and I think Ben said the same thing) that a good tailor is the thing to have. I am 6'4" 215 lbs (6'5" on a good day) and I have an athletic build (I promise this ...

In GEAR » On being an oddly sized human being
January 31, 2:29pm

Re: light weight rod and reel
David, I will check that out. Thank you for your help!

In Fishing » Lightest Fishing Kit
January 31, 12:48pm

Fly Fishing
Scott, I will take your advice on the fly fishing recommendation. I am taking a class this spring and I already have an ultralight fly rod that I can use. Thanks for the advice about the lan...

In Fishing » Lightest Fishing Kit
January 31, 12:45pm

Got One!
Curt, Just purchased the rods off of e-bay. Thanks for the tip, I appreciate your help and your input. Ryan Luke

In Fishing » Lightest Fishing Kit
January 28, 9:30am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Luke

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The North Face Propel
I purchased this bag on sale from REI Outlet becuase I wanted a syntehtic summer bag. I am also a warm sleeper, so I appreciated the footbox vent. I liked the zipperless design because I move and ki...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
January 30, 9:58am

Cabela's Space Rain Ultra Pack Rainwear (Pullover & Pants)
Weight (size L Tall) Pants - 8.9oz Pullover - 6.6oz Extremely packable and very breathable. Both garments kept me dry during two downpours. At first glance, the lightweight material (seems simi...

In Clothing - Raingear
January 28, 11:56pm

Patagonia Wool 2 Zip Long Sleeve
Extremely comfortable and durable. Material seems thin, but is surprisingly warm in camp. It also seems to dry quickly although I have never completely soaked the shirt (I have worn it while running...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
January 28, 11:26pm