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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
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My PDF Gear ListWinds-Yellowstone Trek 2008

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All Forum Posts by Ryan Faulkner

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Re: JMT speed attempt report
hi michael, thanks for the detailed trip report. I would be interested in seeing what was on your gearlist from the pictures aaron posted, it looks like you dressed similarly to how I would ...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 07, 1:28pm

Re: Re: JMT Attempt
wow, I cant beleive the new record, I had decided the 5day record was a possible goal to be broken, im not quite as confident I could do the JMT in 4days. thats too bad about the shoes, im inter...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 05, 7:21pm

Re: New Salomon 4oz windshirt
salomon has actually carried this product for quite some time im sorry, i kept it my secret, thanks for posting the info.

In GEAR » New Salomon 4oz windshirt
August 02, 7:50pm

Re: Planning for 08 JMT hike - Questions on gear!
hey douglas, before making any suggestions, it would be good to see your current gearlist, that way we can see any weaknesses, and it will be easier to dial in your gear situation. as far as...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Planning for 08 JMT hike - Questions on gear!
July 30, 11:21am

Re: 22.5 Gram gasification wood stove attempt
thanks mikie, I made the stove yesterday afternoon, i made it basically the same design i have had sucess with before, but i have seemed to misplaced my metal dril bits, so i made the holes in t...

In Make Your Own Gear » 22.5 Gram gasification wood stove attempt
July 27, 11:24am

Re: Backpack staining your shirt
my dad had problems with his mariposia staining his shirt, but it wasent the black mesh sleeves, it was the orange from his therma-rest prolite 3

In GEAR » Backpacks Staining Your Shirt?
July 27, 11:15am

Re: gasification wood stove
how did the test go?? is the inner can large enough? I have had sucess in making gassified wood stoves, and have come across some cans i think will work well, but are alot smaller than any other...

In Make Your Own Gear » 22.5 Gram gasification wood stove attempt
July 26, 3:11pm

Re: Thru-hike of Roper's Sierra High Route without resupply
hey Adrian, its good to hear your sucess on the SHR. the sierra high route has been a trail i have been looking to do in the future. another trail you might be interested in is the Tahoe-yos...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Thru-hike of Roper's Sierra High Route without resupply
July 26, 1:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Reassure me about my poncho
i have used raingear/ catenary cut tarp, as well as poncho/tarp combinations in alomst all conditions possible, rain, snow, wind, ect. I feel confident because of my experience in using either s...

In GEAR » Reassure me about my poncho
July 26, 9:53am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: John Muir Trail Unsupported Attempt
"Dang... why does it have to be red?" haha, I kind of like the red SLAB pack. I think the SLAB only comes in red, but you can get the Raid Revo 20 in either red or black. It is esse...

In GEAR » John Muir Trail Unsupported Attempt
July 19, 6:34pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Faulkner

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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