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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: Fuji X100s
The X100s is now available on Amazon or at least it was briefly until people bought all of them. This camera is extraordinarily well reviewed. In my opinion, it's the ideal backpacking camera.

In Photography » Fuji X100s
March 29, 9:16am

scissors.
It's hard to split kindling with scissors.

In GEAR » Why a knife instead of scissors?
March 21, 8:59am

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

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