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Kyle Meyer (kylemeyer) - BPL Premium Member

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All Forum Posts by Kyle Meyer

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Re: Re: performance between single and double walled shelters
Like Daryl, I also live in the cold and damp of the Pacific Northwest. Unlike Daryl, I prefer large tarps like the MLD Trailstar to enclosed tents—double wall or otherwise. Condensation is minimi...

In GEAR » performance between single and double walled shelters
April 16, 1:16pm

RE: UL premarital counseling (sleep system for two)
Nobody yet has mentioned that a two person quilt or two zip together sleeping bags won't work in the Trailstar, what with the center pole and all. Sure, you could potentially get two pole jacks...

In GEAR » UL premarital counseling (sleep system for two)
April 10, 9:08am

Hooded Jackets
I regret having a hood on my Montbell Alpine Light. I hate not being able to hear very well through the hood, and since the hood doesn't move with your head like a hat does, the ears scrape aga...

In GEAR » Hooded insulation cons/pros?
April 04, 6:01pm

Goosefeet Gear
I'd suggest a custom quilt from someone like Ben at Goosefeet. For roughly your high end price, he made me a 56" wide quilt with 15oz of 900FP down (good to ~15º for me). I've taken i...

In GEAR » A 20deg Bag for Dude Who Hates Shopping
March 20, 9:16am

Re: Re: Ketogenic diet
Of note, you just provided zero sources while attempting to argue that a ketogenic diet is healthy. Simply looking back through this thread, I don't see "low" carbohydrate diets being...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ketogenic diet as a way to lighten pack?
February 22, 8:22am

Ketogenic diet
New research showing that glycogen stores (carbohydrates) in your brain are used after periods of exercise when blood sugar is depleted: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/22/how-exercise-fue...

In Philosophy & Technique » Ketogenic diet as a way to lighten pack?
February 22, 7:22am

Re: Re: Re: Talon
My pack will be here tomorrow as well. It's so exciting—I didn't even know my frame was special or the bottom or that the back panel and the bottom of the pack was the same piece of fabri...

In GEAR » ZimmerBuilt something awesome for me
February 15, 12:23pm

Re: Re: Re: ZimmerBuilt something awesome for me
@Travis: I haven't received the pack yet, but I'll update the thread with my impressions of the pack and photos of the hoop stay. In the mean time, you can see a small piece of the hoop...

In GEAR » ZimmerBuilt something awesome for me
February 14, 2:22pm

Re: sweet
It's a two night pack—one freeze dried meal per pocket, poured straight in. I'll boil water, pour it into my hipbelt pocket and eat my beefaroni while hiking. Kidding, of course. But...

In GEAR » ZimmerBuilt something awesome for me
February 14, 9:51am

Re: ZimmerBuilt something awesome for me
The top pocket doesn't go below the bottom, they're just what you see. The main pack bag is 40L.

In GEAR » ZimmerBuilt something awesome for me
February 14, 9:24am

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