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I have the X100 and it is wonderful. As someone who's owned a Canon 30D, T1i, T2i, used a 5D Mark II extensively, I really really love it. I like the constraint of a lack of zoom and find it im...

In Photography » Fuji x100 vs Oly E-M5
September 25, 2:25pm

Re: Re: Any updates
The Trailstar is one of the shining achievements of the cottage industry being a truly no-compromise, ultralight shelter. As such, it seems ludicrous that this shelter continues to go unreviewed. ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Mountain Laurel Designs TrailStar Shelter Review
August 26, 4:27pm

Custom Quilt
For what it's worth, I had a custom quilt made by Ben at Goose Feet and it's ridiculously amazing. It's worth going through a small, quality cottage because you can get a bag exactly ho...

In GEAR » Who all is making custom sleeping bags (not quilts), stateside or abroad?
August 02, 10:21pm

Re: Hydration
@jeffreywindsor The promise of the Porter is in its water resistance though. Taking your pack off and opening the drybag closure to drink some water would be foolhardy in a storm. On that note, ...

In GEAR » How do you pack without pockets?
July 02, 11:01am

Re: PM sent
Sold! That was quick. Thanks NW Hiker.

In Gear Swap » FS: Zimmerbuilt VX21 pack (19" torso)
June 17, 12:03pm

FS: Zimmerbuilt VX21 pack (19" torso)
For sale is a custom made ZimmerBuilt backpack made almost exclusively of XV21 (pockets and collar are VX07). Here are the relevant details: 34 oz 19" torso 43L main pack bag with dry bag...

In Gear Swap » FS: Zimmerbuilt VX21 pack (19" torso)
June 17, 11:24am

I've only experienced a huge amount of moisture in my sleep system once, last February. I went out with a friend in the Columbia River Gorge in NW Oregon for a two night trip. I didn't anti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Unmanageable wetness this weekend
May 21, 12:16am

Re: Neoair with a quilt
I spent a night on 8' of snow when I wasn't planning to last weekend and slept just fine on a neoair with two sections of Xlite (my sitpad) underneath my shoulders. Got down to about 35º a...

In GEAR » Neoair with a quilt
April 30, 1:22pm

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

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