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Kyle Meyer (kylemeyer) - BPL Premium Member

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CityPortland
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My Website URLhttp://wenthiking.com

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Re: Patience
For as much as people give Bender the benefit of the doubt, it's pretty ridiculous that he can go weeks without responding to people. He runs a business where people give him money in exchange ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Kooka Bay
January 13, 8:58pm

Re: Bigfoots beware
Not sure that's totally true depending on the boot. I forget offhand what the numbered adjustments on the binding go up to, but I think it's either 8 or 9. My size 12 patagonia boots are se...

In GEAR » First impressions of the Altai Hok Skis
January 13, 3:53pm

Re: Re: GooseFeet Explosion! -or- How I Drown in Down
Oh man, my cat is mean enough without putting any clothes on her… Greg: the pants are really inexpensive. Compared to Western Mountaineering Flash pants, GooseFeets are cheaper with almost twi...

In GEAR » GooseFeet Explosion! -or- How I Drown in Down
January 12, 12:06pm

Re: "GooseFeet Explosion! -or- How I Drown in Down"
Thanks for the compliment on the apartment. It's all M90. I'm afraid of smaller deniers than 20D—is that totally unreasonable?

In GEAR » GooseFeet Explosion! -or- How I Drown in Down
January 11, 11:23pm

GooseFeet Explosion! -or- How I Drown in Down
Just received down pants, a quilt, and booties from Ben at GooseFeet and am incredibly impressed. His workmanship really is stellar, and I'm now so excited to get out for some deep winter...

In GEAR » GooseFeet Explosion! -or- How I Drown in Down
January 11, 10:24pm

Re: skinning steep stuff
Having never used skins before, I was really surprised at how much traction I had going up moderately steep pitches. I am 6' tall, 195 pounds, carried a 10lb backpack, and pulled a 50lb pulk up...

In GEAR » First impressions of the Altai Hok Skis
January 11, 4:48pm

Re: re: Hok first impressions
I got the 125's. We have pretty heavy snow around Portland, OR. And, I'll be using these mostly in the spring as a snowshoe replacement and to backpack in areas that are typically snowbound...

In GEAR » First impressions of the Altai Hok Skis
January 11, 11:04am

First impressions of the Altai Hok Skis
As some background, I'm a somewhat avid snowboarder. I've ridden for 15 years. I taught snowboarding for two years in college at a local ski resort. I'm comfortable with the steepest an...

In GEAR » First impressions of the Altai Hok Skis
January 11, 10:54am

AMK Sol Heatsheet emergency blankets
I'm a fan of the AMK heatsheets. They're made out of polyetheline, not mylar like most emergency blankets, so they're much more durable. An oversized single person groundsheet weighs 2....

In GEAR » Best UL groundsheet
January 06, 10:20am

Cottages can't compete with major companies making the same products? Really?
I wrote about this a little bit on my blog but essentially, I think this is an obvious point Ryan is making and that he said it all wrong. Major manufacturers are now finally making reasonably ultr...

In Editor's Roundtable » Cottage Stagnation and Recent Gems
December 30, 11:30am

All Reader Reviews by Kyle Meyer

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MLD Trailstar
I've now had the Trailstar out over thirt...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
January 18, 11:43am