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Cesar Valdez (PrimeZombie) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Mexican-American expat living in Sweden. Check out my blog to know more about me, lots of trip reports, gear lists, pretty pictures, etc. :)
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Yet another cheap-o plastic tarp thread
I decided to make another plastic tarp, with some improvements that I have learned over the years, and document it on my blog:

In Make Your Own Gear » Yet another cheap-o plastic tarp thread
August 26, 6:33am

Heja Sverige!
Thanks for sharing the pics. I can't wait to get up there myself. I am finishing up my complete section hike of Bohusleden (only 7 stages left!), and my next project after that will most like...

In Post-Trip Reports » Abisko to Nikkaluokta (Sweden)
August 26, 6:18am

Good points
Yeah, I can see why one would not want to spray a Sublite considering the issue of breath-ability--thanks Henry. A tarp on the other hand, I would still be interested in seeing if this would be an...

In GEAR » Brainstorm: Tyvek + Never Wet?
August 21, 5:14am

Re: Anna

In GEAR » Brainstorm: Tyvek + Never Wet?
August 19, 12:07pm

Brainstorm: Tyvek + Never Wet?
So I don't live in the USA and can't buy that new-ish Never Wet super waterproof double spray stuff. Tyvek is hard to get a hold of where I live too. But ever since the Never Wet stuff ca...

In GEAR » Brainstorm: Tyvek + Never Wet?
August 19, 11:37am

Soylent: Could this be useful to backpackers?
Anyone else heard of this stuff? It supposedly is a drink that can replace food. Here is an interview with the guy who invented it:

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Soylent: Could this be useful to backpackers?
August 18, 12:32am

Just wanted to give an update on how the bivy is doing in the field after testing it out again. Here is a pic if it in action:

In GEAR » Cuben/M50 Borah Bivy modification completed and tested :)
August 16, 1:40am

Re: zpacks bag
I would ask Joe just to play it safe, which is what I did, and my wide/long bag fits me great. There is some extra room for layers, like a sweater and windbreaker (which I have slept in with this ...

In Gear Lists » My 1+ Season dream list is almost complete!
August 13, 2:23am

Thanks Kevin
Kevin, thanks for the OP. I actually was planning on writing up a very similar OP and posting it for tips and feedback on this topic. For the past few years I have been working on getting/staying...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Tales of 20 miles days... or how to do 20 miles and make it effortless.
August 13, 2:13am

Three more stages posted...
...since I last posted in this thread. :)

In Post-Trip Reports » More of Sweden's Bohusleden
August 08, 8:02am

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