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Lyan Jordan (redmonk) - BPL Guest

My Locale Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
About Me Constantly pushing the envelope on UL lifestyle. Over the last few years, I have saved a ton of weight by replacing my old gear with innovative new materials woven from hollow words, broken contracts, and empty promises.
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CountryUSA
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All Forum Posts by Lyan Jordan

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Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
I don't see ursack coming to yosemite any time soon. Unless the whole product has improved, they are not the reward free type of food protection the park wants in use. But the website makes ...

In GEAR » Ursack closer to being allowed in Yosemite?
June 12, 9:36am

Backcountry Fire Rings
I've been given the impression from Rangers that I shouldn't build fire rings, but if there is one its okay to use it. Some they leave to concentrate use, others they destroy. Other...

In Philosophy & Technique » Backcountry Fire Rings
June 09, 10:37am

So what is the deal with rain pants?
Hiking hard to stay warm works ! right up until the twist of an ankle, get sick, bonk, or otherwise can't produce enough heat to stay warm.

In GEAR » So what is the deal with rain pants?
June 08, 3:31pm

Breakfast Bar?
I like chocolate chip cookies for breakfast.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Breakfast Bar?
June 08, 10:21am

How stupid is it to go into the wilderness without a shelter or survival skills?
It's SUL technique to leave behind shelter, etc. Ryan does it in his SUL series. Nothing to get excited about.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How stupid is it to go into the wilderness without a shelter or survival skills?
June 08, 7:55am

UL and the 10 Essentials
I used to be gung-ho about helping people, when I was younger. Here I am leaving my yard for a day hike in 1982, carrying the bare essentials needed to support a small village attacked by ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ultralight and the 10 Essentials
June 07, 11:29am

borah gear
I think they are very small. They had a display at the GGG. It's possible the entire company is out on a hike.

In GEAR » borah gear
June 07, 8:36am

Batteries
solid sulfur battery Part of the national push to produce major improvements in batteries announced last year by the DOE. Now all we have to do is wait for a company to pretend they did the r...

In Chaff » Batteries
June 06, 8:26am

Ultralight and the 10 Essentials
Lay off the drugs. Get help. Try writing a coherent post to express your view. Use the words to make your point, not meaningless emotional phrases. Don't abuse the language. Thank...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ultralight and the 10 Essentials
June 06, 7:29am

To Craig and Nick
Oh yes, some idiot goes out unprepared and now we all need to wear hunter orange and be prepared to help them. Lots of people get lots in the streets. Many more than get lost in the woods. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ultralight and the 10 Essentials
June 05, 10:54pm

All Reader Reviews by Lyan Jordan

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BPL Absaroka
Great pack. Smallish, but fits a bearikade expedition. I used it on a JMT thru, and it carried great with 30# in it. Comfortable. Carries on the hips, not much should pressure at all. Would wo...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
October 16, 10:25am