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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
My Website URL
My PDF Gear ListWinds-Yellowstone Trek 2008

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All Forum Posts by Ryan Faulkner

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Re: Re: Sleeping Pad Warmth = DAM
Once again sorry for the misunderstanding. I think you thought I was talking to you individually but I ment to be speaking to the forum in genral

In Winter Hiking » Sleeping Pad Warmth In The Winter
October 24, 6:09pm

Re: Sleeping Pad Warmth = DAM
Sorry if I offended you any way Bill I did not mean to in at all. I was just trying to say that the down would not work as well if you add the moisture,and I called the down "precious" because it i...

In Winter Hiking » Sleeping Pad Warmth In The Winter
October 24, 6:03pm

Re: Sleeping Pad Warmth = DAM
Bill said, "much higher "R" value and easier to blow up. " I would just like to note that I dont recomend blowing into a down filled air matress because of the moisture. so just from looking I t...

In Winter Hiking » Sleeping Pad Warmth In The Winter
October 24, 4:11pm

Re: Re: Ryan's Comments
Another suggestion is if you are not dry camping (then you wouldnt need aquamira) you probably dont need 4L of water storage,try two 1L platypus

In Gear Lists » my SuperUltralight gearlist
October 24, 2:09pm

Gossamer gear
if you are looking for a frame pack I highly recomend the gossamergear Mariposa Ultralight Backpack. it has 4200+ cubic inch capacity, large side and front pockets, carbon fiber frame, padded shoul...

In GEAR » Perfect pack
October 24, 1:33pm

Re: try mont bell
I also have a hoodless 40* bag no longer made. but it has their exeloft fill. it is very compressible and light for a synthetic fiber.

In GEAR » Roomy, lightweight, synthetic bag?
October 23, 8:38pm

try mont bell
try the mont bell website. they have a wide variaty of temp ranges in synthetic and down bags I have a down bag and it is the most comforatable bag I have ever used due to the strech in the baffles

In GEAR » Roomy, lightweight, synthetic bag?
October 23, 8:31pm

Re: Ryan's Comments
my first aid kit is very minimal it includes 6 Wound clousure strips one adhesive knee bandage 3 smaller bandages 2 2x2 gauze sponges a few saftey pins tweezers tylenol diphen and 2 sm...

In Gear Lists » my SuperUltralight gearlist
October 23, 9:38am

Re: Re: Re: Suggestion for Ryan
No I have this lamp as well but it is a little heavier. mine is called the 3 led superbright headlamp. I got it at either walmart or target a long time ago but if you want to see it I found a site ...

In Gear Lists » my SuperUltralight gearlist
October 22, 10:11pm

Re: Re: light trek or stix PRO
is the flex in the poles comparable to shock absorbing in some adjustable poles? how far could you push the poles "flex factor" before they snap?

In GEAR » light trek or stix PRO
October 22, 10:04pm

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Faulkner

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Category 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