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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

Re: Re: Permethrin Safety & Amazon Prime
"You couldn't pay me to put that poison on my clothing or anything I would come in contact with." I tend to agree with this sentiment in most cases. Seems like there are so many po...

In Gear Deals » Sawyer Permethrin Spray - Low Price on Amazon
July 15, 7:07pm

FS: BA Copper Spur UL1
Can't hike for a while so I'm clearing a few things out of the closet. Would like to sell my Big Agnes Copper Spur UL1 tent to someone who can use it. It's been used for about 10 nights...

In Gear Swap » FS: BA Copper Spur UL1
July 15, 5:50am

Re: Interesting site regarding Federal Reserve
That's a big read. Does it end with the gold standard spiel? Ryan

In Chaff » Interesting site regarding Federal Reserve
July 14, 10:41am

Re: question on using the Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System on the jmt
Hi Christopher, I used the Mini for a week on the JMT from Kearsarge Pass to Bishop pass about 3 weeks ago. Worked flawlessly, although I think the flow rate dropped ever so slightly the last da...

In GEAR » question on using the Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System on the jmt
July 13, 7:06pm

Re: WTB: BearVault BV500
Sent a PM. Ryan

In Gear Swap » WTB: BearVault BV500
July 13, 3:19pm

Re: Water Resistant Down
Not much out there still in terms of actual testing as far as I know. All just anecdotal accounts and not many of those really. As far as longevity I don't think we will know that for several y...

In GEAR » Water Resistant Down
July 11, 10:57am

All Reader Reviews by Ryan Smith

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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