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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

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

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