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Re: Why is this forum so inactive?
SUL is a fringe group of an already fringe group, plus this site has shifted dramatically in the last 2-3 yrs. Very few are pushing to drop those last few ounces like the days of old. Most people a...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Why is this forum so inactive?
July 19, 5:12pm

Re: Re: Just so I understand it -
Agree with Todd. Clothes can get you to 30F. While I haven't been cold at 40F in this quilt, I can tell it's close to its limit. Instead of being toasty warm it's more like a "yeah...

In Make Your Own Gear » 7d Karo Step Sewn-Thru Quilt
July 18, 11:11am

Re: PM sent
Sold to Robbie. Thanks Ryan

In Gear Swap » FS: BA Copper Spur UL1
July 17, 5:06pm

Re: Worse than a Ponzi scheme!
"GoTenna says its devices will transmit up to three miles in the woods or eight miles over open water." That's also the range of a $5.00 whistle. Ryan

In GEAR » New communication device
July 17, 4:54pm

Re: Unbound Routes - AT thru
Congrats on making it through Maine! Bookmarked your blog. Look forward to reading as you make it to paradise. (The Southeast) 😄 Ryan

In On the Web » Unbound Routes - AT thru
July 17, 11:37am

Re: Cuben BackPack
Price drops. B- The waist belt cannot be altered for more girth beyond what ULA specs for that size. You would have to purchase a new hip belt from ULA. Ryan

In Gear Swap » FS: Zpacks bag, Hybrid Circuit, Cap4, MB Thermawrap
July 17, 11:14am

Drop
Price drop Ryan

In Gear Swap » FS: BA Copper Spur UL1
July 17, 11:06am

Re: Re: Replacing pack shoulder straps?
+1 with Ken. The Waveloc will probably do the trick, plus would be the easiest fix as well. Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Replacing pack shoulder straps?
July 17, 10:31am

Re: Good discussion
I can agree with a lot of that, I also read about 2/3 of it and just quit. Just couldn't connect with her about hiking or the story about finding herself. I kept thinking "Geez, put on you...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
July 16, 4:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Just so I understand it -
JP, I've used this quilt quite a bit and it's worked well for me so far. I've always used it as a 40F quilt so I don't have much experience below that. It's warm at 40F, but ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 7d Karo Step Sewn-Thru Quilt
July 16, 4:20pm

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