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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
StateVirginia
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.ryanfaulknerphotography.com
My PDF Gear ListWinds-Yellowstone Trek 2008

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All Forum Posts by Ryan Faulkner

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Re: King Lake, WA
beutiful pictures.. makes me want to get back to the west I miss those mountain lakes

In Photo Gallery » King Lake, WA
September 16, 2:40pm

Re: The Bike Bug: Bitten!
hey nathan, Ive been doing alot of training on the bike the last couple of months, I have also been bitten pretty bad :) Im interested in what bikes you have been looking at, and what your pr...

In Other Activities » The Bike Bug: Bitten!
August 29, 11:29am

Re: "Dare I ask... what underwear does everyone use???"
I usually wear a running short with a built in liner. In the fall and winter seasons, I either wear under armour compression shorts, or my running shorts under my pants, just in case the temps a...

In GEAR » Dare I ask... what underwear does everyone use???
August 29, 10:55am

Re: Cut of Valandre sleeping bags?
I havent used any valandre bags either. there are reveiws by Doug Jhonson and carol crooker on this site for the Shocking blue, and mirage bags. I also have been looking into a valandre bag f...

In GEAR » Cut of Valandre sleeping bags?
August 25, 9:13am

Re: Brett, re Poncho Tarps List
hey, I see your question has been answered already Yes the golite poncho has ridgeline tieouts I havent read throught this entire thread, so im not sure this problem has been adressed, but Id j...

In GEAR » Poncho Tarps List
August 21, 10:12am

Re: Poncho Tarps List
before purchasing a campmor poncho, be aware that It does not have ridgeline tie outs. if you dont plan on ever seting it up in an A-frame, this wont be a problem. just something to be aware ...

In GEAR » Poncho Tarps List
August 20, 8:28pm

Re: Re: Re: Low Fiddle Factor
how do you like your eVENT alpine bivy? I have been thinking about having MLD make one for me, for trips similar to yours ultimate simplicity, and maximum physical output I share many of you...

In Gear Lists » 15-20 Hours a Day 3-5 Days, Low Fiddle Factor
August 19, 10:26am

Re: bike conversion
thanks alot chris, I had been looking at the profile fast forward carbon seat post, seems like a good idea to me, ill have that on my list of things to get. that will probably help my posture li...

In Other Activities » aero bars
August 13, 8:49am

Re: triathlon
thanks Chris, im just getting into triathlons, and have the high school cross country and swim seasons ahead of me, so I have a bit of time before I can race again, so on my own ive started work...

In Other Activities » aero bars
August 11, 5:31pm

aero bars
hey, im looking to buy a draft legal/short reach aero bar for sprint-olympic distance triathlons im putting them on my road racing bike, because as of right now, I dont own a triathlon specific...

In Other Activities » aero bars
August 11, 3:34pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Faulkner

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BackpackingLight.com 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