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Steve Meier (smeier) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Midwest
About Me I am in my late-40's and really got interested in backpacking about 10 years ago as a way to have some concentrated time with my boys, now all finishing up high school or in college. I try to get out a few times a year, including a bi-annual trip to Colorado for some of the big stuff. Otherwise I am stuck in the very boring midwest where everything exciting is a good day's drive away.
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Anyone have any ideas at all that live in the NC, SC region?

In Pre-Trip Planning » NC or SC fishing trip in March. Suggestions?
February 28, 10:34am

NC or SC fishing trip in March. Suggestions?
My college-aged son wants to use his spring break beginning on March 8th and head south (we live in Indiana) to do some fishing. So where to go? I'm not a fisherman so I know little about wha...

In Pre-Trip Planning » NC or SC fishing trip in March. Suggestions?
February 27, 7:42am

Clothes, mostly
I run my business expenses through my REI CC so my dividend is typically over $800 or so. Generally it is spent on clothes and shoes as tents, bags, packs are bought through the cottage folks. Wi...

In GEAR » REI Claus is Coming to Town!!!
February 23, 9:25am

Bug sock
I use bug socks made by Randy Smith (aka Papa Smurf), one made with Tulle (very delicate but my favorite to use because of the weight-2 oz) and another with heavier netting (5 oz). For $65 you can...

In Hammocks » Hammock - Mosquito Net ?
February 14, 12:05pm

sale today
The SMD Lunar Duo Explorer just went on sale today for $100 off to $210 and the Outfitter off $50 to $110. Either way you could end up with a high quality, lightweight tent with full netting, two ...

In GEAR » good, not too expensive, 2 or 3 person tent.
February 13, 1:46pm

Just got mine...
Sweet deal! I was ready to pull the trigger anyway but this made me do it today. $100 off a Lunar Duo and a nice two man tent with great reviews and 41 oz. Nice indeed...

In Gear Deals » SMD Valentines Day sale
February 13, 12:47pm

line locs
I like using the line locs personally, as they offer quick adjustments and are a breeze to use if your hands are cold. You should know how to tie an adjustable knot as well in a pinch. Zpacks se...

In Philosophy & Technique » guyline adjustment strategies--line-locs vs adjustable knots
February 13, 11:31am

Exped UL Synmat 7 L/W
I'll take it. PM coming.

In Gear Swap » Love trumps Gear: Exped Pads, FMJ Stakes, OR drybags, BD Poles, TNF Duffel, More
February 07, 3:49pm

Look to WV
Hi Nick, welcome to Indy. For the tradeoff of a very low cost of living and safe living, you'll need to drive a good bit to good hiking and whitewater. I did some rafting in the Carolinas whic...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Weekend Whitewater Rafting Destinations <10hr drive from Indianapolis?
February 06, 9:59am

Great gear
I suspect that's because few here take a quilt down to the rated 5 degrees, but I may be wrong. I have their Palisades and absolutely love it. Very good loft and construction. Worth every pe...

In GEAR » Katabaticgear Grenadier
February 05, 4:38pm

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