BPL Community Profile

ed hyatt (edhyatt) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale The North; UK
About Me ed hyatt has not added a biography yet.
CountryUK

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by ed hyatt

Showing 1 - 10 of 257 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...26
 

Post

Forum » Thread

KKH
I cycled the KKH from Islamabad to the Chinese border in 1995: fantastically memorable trip. Then the Indus was blocked for a while with a landslide. Possibly OK now? An area of unrest these da...

In Pre-Trip Planning » KARAKORAM VALLEY- ANY advice?
April 11, 3:14pm

Anyone used Ruta Locura carbon pegs?
I've been using then for a while. Pretty good in general; mostly the softer ground of Scotland. I have broken one - in pretty much the situation you allude to - hitting a rock as I placed...

In GEAR » Anyone used Ruta Locura carbon stakes?
March 15, 1:17pm

What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why
The battered Wildcats I walked the CT in last summer.... They hang on the clothes dryer on my upper landing and make me think of this summer...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why
March 15, 3:06am

The UK
You can wildcamp legally in Scotland. In England and Wales you are technically meant to ask the landowners permission - I've never bothered (how would you find them?), nor would I have t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Hiking and wild camping in Europe: Legal aspects
March 08, 7:36am

Re:How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
An unabridged copy of 'Ultralight Backpackin' Tips' and a hand-shandy. Not. What everyone else does pretty much - lots of iPlayer downloads for those 16 hour UK winter nights.

In Philosophy & Technique » How Do You Occupy Self during Evening/Downtime when Solo?
March 04, 11:34am

Is there anything more filling than cheese
Porridge.... An ideal breakfast for many... but way too 'filling' for me...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Is there anything more filling than cheese?
February 28, 3:17pm

Large sensor compact vs rangefinder style mirrorless SOTM for pocketable cameras
I've been having the same debate with myself for a while; a lot of the micro-four-thirds look appealing but have (almost) decided on the Ricoh GR. I already have a Ricoh and the handling, po...

In Photography » Large sensor compact vs rangefinder style mirrorless SOTM for pocketable cameras
February 28, 12:50am

What PCT shelter for a European two-skin tent camper..?
Thanks for the info... You'd do well to hide behind those sunglasses Dan as I'm now thinking how light and nice a cuben Locus Gear Khufu would be :-(

In Pre-Trip Planning » What PCT shelter for a European two-skin tent camper..?
February 27, 12:53am

Thunderstorms in the wilderness – What to do
I pretty much just thought f**k it on the Colorado Trail last summer; storms abounded. What can you do....not that much above what is detailed here. Storms are elemental fun - perhaps not so ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Thunderstorms in the wilderness – What to do
February 26, 1:26pm

Android Smartphone as GPS: rooting, custom ROMs
I use my Android phones quite a lot as GPS - the screen is way better than my etrex 30. I root my phones and install a custom Android OS onto them (CyanogenMod) - this can give a significant inc...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Android Smartphone as GPS?
February 26, 12:28am

All Reader Reviews by ed hyatt

Showing 1 - 2 of 2 | Page: 1
 

Review

Category

Montrail Hardrock
I wore these this summer over the very rocky GR20 (Corsica) and the GR5 Alpine (Geneva towards Nice). The pair I used on the GR20 (120 miles) are well worn and cut up; they would probably do the ro...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
September 12, 2:27am

MoonTrail Customer Service
Very good service and advice from Dan at Moontrail; I was ordering from overseas yet picking up in the USA and Moontrail were really helpful with that. Website is good too - especially the use of e...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
April 20, 8:04am