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Teenager pulled from hammock by bear in Smokies
Article is here: We've had a huge amount of aggressive black bear activity in our region so far this year. Besides this one, there has also been two other cases...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Teenager pulled from hammock by bear in Smokies
June 07, 7:13pm

Re: MYOG Camo Pack
Looks great Darren. Very professional looking and I like the subtle touch of using camo daisy chains on the front. What sewing machine are you using to bust through that 1000D cordura? Ryan

In Make Your Own Gear » Camo Pack
June 07, 4:23pm

Re: Re: Mike - hats off to you my friend
Look at that ol' Niagara out there living the dream. Hated to see it go. Ryan

In Gear Deals » #Moonlight tent ...
June 06, 7:30pm

Giants unite
Hi Dale, I could use the top. I will PM you. Ryan

In Gear Swap » FS: Military ECWCS Gen III L2 Power Dry Gridded Fleece (like R1) 1/2 Zip Top, Civilian XL Size
June 05, 12:04pm

Re: Sun Shirt
I use an ExOfficio Bugsaway Check shirt with insect shield. No complaints and the check pattern makes it a little more stylish for around town use IMO. Ryan

In GEAR » Sun Shirt
June 05, 11:31am

3rd one down is Tehipite, yes? Always looked like an awesome place. Ryan

In Photo Gallery » Big Mountains
June 05, 11:18am

Re: Re: Re: Bond and Sew
The dry bags coming apart would indicate shear strength is also reduced. Yes? They would pull apart due to forces in shear if the sleeping bag was pressing out from the inside, not peel. I could...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber-sewn/taped versus bonded
June 04, 5:08pm

Re: Bond and Sew
"If your dead set on Cuben. I would buy a shelter from one that bonds and sews as bonding alone with a roll adhesive like a 3M 9485PC will come apart in cold weather. I don't care what mar...

In GEAR » Cuben fiber-sewn/taped versus bonded
June 04, 4:09pm

Re: Re: Russia today
"You hear it all the time on the news. Everything is interpreted as being aimed against Russia. It's absurd. Americans don't spend their lives scheming against us, but the authorities ...

In Chaff » I Find This Very Troubling (Warning: Politics)
June 04, 11:21am

Re: double post
No worries Phillip. I'm just glad someone else is interested in this record attempt. If he can match JPD's pace until New England she has a couple soft days in there(easy for me to say...

In Chaff » Scott Jurek attempting the supported AT record
June 03, 5:50pm

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