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Re: Big Puffy
Delmar, It would. I've tried it on over a more puffy jacket also and it fits like a glove. Ryan

In GEAR » Luke's UL wind shirt review
February 09, 6:23am

Re: Zipper?
With the hood on, the zipper needs to be about 1" down from the very top in order to pull down one handed. With no hood, it needs to be about 2" down from the top for one-handed action. T...

In GEAR » Luke's UL wind shirt review
February 08, 10:42pm

Luke's UL wind shirt review
Ordered a wind shirt from Lukes Ultralite, but instead of the standard 1.1oz material, Luke used Nobull 1 at my request. Nobull 1 has the reputation for not being very downproof, however, it's ...

In GEAR » Luke's UL wind shirt review
February 08, 10:28pm

Re: 35 - 45 mile Georgia / North Carolina Loops
In late February, most areas with elevation in the Southern Appalachians are going to be fairly cold. We did a loop last year in early March and the lows were 20-25F. If that temp range is OK, ther...

In Pre-Trip Planning » 35 - 45 mile Georgia / North Carolina Loops
February 08, 8:45pm

Re: Zpacks' XW Sleeping Bag
Ian, I ordered an XWide-XXLong 20F bag with draft tube and 900fp back on 1/30. It should arrive pretty soon, I will confirm the specs if you can wait. I also had Joe make mine all black. Not gon...

In GEAR » Zpacks' XW Sleeping Bag
February 08, 7:45pm

Re: Re: Down bag: draft tube issue
Nice work Ivo. Man, that thing is chock full of puffy goodness. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Down bag: draft tube issue
February 07, 8:28pm

Re: Re: Two SE guys + JMT + 70miles = ?
Craig/Bob - That area looks really nice. I will look into that more. Thank you! Mark - A loop is definitely a possibility if the scenery is there. We would want to spend some time on the JMT, it...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Two SE guys + JMT + 70miles = ?
February 07, 5:26am

Two SE guys + JMT + 70miles = ?
Asking for your help everyone, In August, a friend and I are looking to do a ~60 mile trip somewhere on the JMT south of Yosemite. We wanted to avoid Yosemite 1) because we have both been there ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Two SE guys + JMT + 70miles = ?
February 06, 8:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
He is on here occasionally, frequents Whiteblaze more often I think. Hikes around the Citico/Slickrock area. Ryan

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Hear ye, Hear ye, any interest in an east coast BPL G.G.G?
February 06, 11:05am

Re: Re: It's official
Does anyone know what kind/weight of fabric these packs use? Regarding the packs, I'm not the intended market so of course my opinion of them isn't glowing yet. 15 oz for a pack with no...

In GEAR » new SMD packs
February 05, 11:20am

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