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Matt Thyer (mthyer) - BPL Lifetime Member

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CityIssaquah
StateWA
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My Website URLhttp://feetforbrains.com

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All Forum Posts by Matt Thyer

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Re: sensational - in a bad way
"I'd be far more concerned to hear about Millennials not caring and valuing wilderness preservation in their politics and advocacy. If they'd rather go home at the end of a day outside...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 25, 6:03pm

UL is a gateway
So, hum? The discussion is either "scouts solves all" or circular links? Lame (my two cents). The article is talking less about the changes in numbers and more about the change in atti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 25, 12:49am

Re: Seattle ultrarunning?
Whops, clipboard didn't clear. http://www.hcn.org/issues/46.12/the-death-of-backpacking

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 23, 5:13pm

Re: Why?
I'm with Mark on this one. Once you get your ruck down that low it's too easy to get out and use it. Recovery time is the space in which you're stuff food and water back in and perhaps ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Why is this forum so inactive?
July 23, 5:10pm

Millennials and the Backcountry
Thought I'd pass along this article form HCT about the youngest generation and their lack of interest in backpacking and backcountry. It's certainly worth some discussion. http://www.hcn...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Millennials and the Backcountry
July 23, 4:15pm

Great Idea
Wish I would have thought of this. Last month I did a free period for my book too. Humanity has survived environmental and atmospheric calamity and begun to move out into the stars. Sport still...

In Other Activities » Because I like you!
June 02, 11:24am

Vol-Bivy in Tajikistan
This is a must see if you're interested in light weight, long distance, un-supported paragliding. http://feetforbrains.com/2014/02/17/wonderlust/

In Other Activities » Vol-Bivy in Tajikistan
February 17, 10:33pm

Chad Kellogg - Speed Climber dies at 42
I'm at a loss for words. Stay safe folks, stay safe http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/18/sports/chad-kellogg-a-speed-climbing-pioneer-dies-at-42.html?_r=1

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Chad Kellogg - Speed Climber dies at 42
February 17, 10:29pm

NERDS!
Ok, I've been suppressing my anti-squirrel rage all day. This morning while my fat-bike was parked at the Rec Center here in North Boulder a squirrel (one of those fuzzy rats) decided that he h...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » NERDS!
October 29, 4:55pm

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In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Pack Rafting Fat Bikes on the Green
October 27, 1:19pm

All Reader Reviews by Matt Thyer

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La Sportiva C-Lite
I bought my first pair in 2009 a year after they came out and I didn’t start running in them right away. At the time I was convinced that when I wore shoes I would wear something with more padding in ...

In Footwear - Boots, Shoes, Gaiters
March 21, 8:06am