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Kyle Meyer (kylemeyer) - BPL Premium Member

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My Website URLhttp://wenthiking.com

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All Forum Posts by Kyle Meyer

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Re: How to pitch the Trailstar perfectly every time
That seems like a pretty fool-proof method. I feel like I've gotten pretty good with the method I've arrived at: 1. Set my trekking pole to 140cm and shove it hard into the dirt where I ...

In Philosophy & Technique » How to pitch the Trailstar perfectly every time
March 08, 7:56pm

Re: Wide belt
Agreed. ULA's belts are amazing. I don't have a single issue with them, and the hip belt pockets are amazing.

In GEAR » ULA Circuit with cuben hydrid fabric.
February 20, 4:41pm

Re: sittin' pretty
It's been out on two overnight snow camping trips so far—only about 15 trail miles all told. That said, I was carrying quite a bit more weight than I typically do and it carried really well. ...

In GEAR » ULA Circuit with cuben hydrid fabric.
February 20, 11:39am

Re: Hillmap.com
Gmap4 and Hillmap are great tools for planning backcountry trips. Alltrails is actually a venture-capital-backed ripoff of a site I built a few years ago, http://wenthiking.com/. The idea of th...

In GEAR » Mapping Software (TOPO state series discontinued)
February 13, 12:08pm

Re: Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
Theoretical insulation is very different than real, tested CLO.

In GEAR » Down vs synthetics in expedition clothes?
February 08, 11:18am

Re: Re: Trip logging for 2013
Eugene: Thanks for the kind words. I've been mulling over the idea of burying the leaderboards on a deeper page and using the full width of the site to offer a better map and bigger pictures. I...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip logging for 2013
January 30, 9:56am

Re: Re: Trip logging for 2013
@Tom: Oh wow. Yeah that sucks. That guy is a new user as of a couple weeks ago and is apparently trying to be funny. All the other metrics to date seem pretty accurate, though. Individual metrics ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip logging for 2013
January 29, 4:30pm

Trip logging for 2013
I've posted this before, but Went Hiking just had its third birthday. It's a website I built in my spare time for logging, sharing, and discovering hikes. It keeps track of your mileage and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip logging for 2013
January 29, 3:50pm

John Muir Trail 2013
My wife and I are starting July 7th from Happy Isles. We'll be taking it slow (23 days including a couple zeroes) for photography's sake, so here's hoping we run into some other BPLers.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » John Muir Trail 2013
January 26, 2:11pm

Re: Inner Net Tent for Trailstar
Like Nico, I only take the inner when my wife comes backpacking. We like it enough that the Pentanet from Bearpaw is coming with us on the JMT this year.

In GEAR » Inner net tent for TrailStar
January 17, 3:14pm

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