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Luis Acebal (lmacebal) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northern California
About Me I've been backpacking the better part of my life. Though I don't consider myself an ultralight packer, I have been slowly replacing my heavier items with more weight friendly ones. I feel fortunate to live in Northern California, very close to Lassen and the Trinity Mountains.
CityShasta, CA
StateCA
CountryUSA

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How did it get here?
Well that confounded dot seems to be migrating across discussions... But seriously, great bag, I would be seriously tempted, if it weren't for the many bags I already have.

In Gear Swap » FS: Western Mountaineering Highlite 6'0 Left Zip
June 01, 1:21pm

Seam sealed
The previous owner seam-sealed it using the tarptent method and it was neatly done. By all indications the seams are waterproof; however, I only set-up the tarp in my backyard.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Grace Solo Tarp
May 30, 1:40pm

FS: MLD Grace Solo Tarp
MLD Grace Solo SilNylon Tarp: Thanks Chris, I've decided to give your suggestion a try and see if it works out before selling it.

In Gear Swap » FS: MLD Grace Solo Tarp
May 30, 9:39am

WTT: Grace Solo Tarp
MLD Grace Solo Tarp: Catch and release from a few weeks ago: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=91129&skip_to_post=775665#77...

In Gear Swap » WTT: Grace Solo Tarp
May 29, 11:48am

Re: Lavender
I never mixed the lavender oil with any other ingredients, but it may work. One thing to consider is that it is rather pricey so I used it sparingly. Probably the best investment I made was purchas...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » DEET
May 18, 8:17pm

WM Bag
Hi Bud, My e-mail address is lmacebal@sbcglobal.net If you send my your PayPal account information, I'll send the funds. Many thanks, Luis Acebal

In Gear Swap » WM Megalite
May 18, 2:06pm

Lavender Oil
I lived in Costa Rica for a few years and realized early on that DEET, though effective, was not something I wanted to use on a daily basis. I began using lavender oil which I could apply directly ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » DEET
May 18, 1:12pm

Depends on Footwear
I now mostly use lighter footwear for most of my multi-day hikes. With my Teva shoes, there is no need for me to use a liner. However, on occasion, I still use my Vasque Sundowners and use liners w...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Liner Socks?
May 18, 12:56pm

WM Bag
Sent you a PM- Thanks

In Gear Swap » WM Megalite
May 18, 11:58am

Different State of Mind
When I'm hiking solo, I'm more keenly aware of my surroundings because there is no "safety net" if I get hurt. It places me in another mindset. Often times, I find myself having t...

In Philosophy & Technique » Rational Solo Fear
May 15, 9:54am

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