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Aaron Zuniga (gliden2) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Northwest
About Me Ultralite backcountry enthusiast and traveler! I enjoy big mile days on the trail, MLD gear, and keeping things simple and minimal while pushing the limits. After a failed attempt on the TRT(Tahoe rim trail) last summer, I plan on going back again this year for redemtion and completing it in under 5 days.
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All Forum Posts by Aaron Zuniga

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TRT in July
Im still up in the air between the Mumur and the Conduit. I know Tahoe had a below average snow year, so many of seasonal sources will be more sketchy. Im thinking about having a water/juice cache ...

In Gear Lists » TRT Gear List 09
May 30, 6:19pm

TRT Gear List
Hey Jay, Yeah we've chated about shelters in another thread:)! Im just gettin preped and wanted here others feedback about my gear selections. As for bugs i'll be bringing a GG droppe...

In Gear Lists » TRT Gear List 09
May 30, 4:39pm

TRT Gear List 09
TRT GEAR LIST PACKING Gossamer Gear Murmur 7.5oz or ULA Conduit 17 oz Cuben Fiber stow sack( S) 0.16 oz Cuben Fiber stow sack (M) 0.25 ...

In Gear Lists » TRT Gear List 09
May 30, 2:16pm

RE:ULA Conduit users - what pad to use
I've used the Z-Lite 3/4 length pad and the Nightlite Torso. Both fit great and provide the adequate frame support needed in a rucksack. I prefer the Nightlite torso because it takes up less ...

In GEAR » ULA Conduit users - what pad to use
May 29, 9:51am

Re:"UL 'all in one' alternative to the Jetboil?"
+ 2 or 3 for the Caldera Cone by Trail Designs! This system is a league of its own amongst the other UL stoves out there. I paired it with my Firelite 900 and have been amazed by the no-fuss effice...

In GEAR » UL 'all in one' alternative to the Jetboil?
May 26, 10:59am

RE:What solo shelter
No worries Roger! I appreciate the options and insight you've brought to this thread. I actually oredered my Ti-Goat bivy and recieved it today. Craftsmanship looks excellent-customer service w...

In GEAR » What solo shelter
May 21, 3:50pm

RE:TRT Shelter and info
Sounds like a great trip with some fellow BPLers! Im most likely doing the majority of the trail solo, only meeting up and hiking with my fiance through Desolation Wilderness. I plan on starting at...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » TRT-Shelter Options:
May 19, 8:48pm

Re:TRT-Shelter Options
Maybe i'll see ya out there Jay! Im hiking the TRT staring on July 5th. My goal is to finish the trail in under five days. As of now my shelter is looking like= -Oware Catbird Tarp 1 -Titaniu...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » TRT-Shelter Options:
May 19, 4:36pm

RE:Beartooth Merino Hoody
Are the new run of hoodies going to be the same? I rhought they were going to be slightly lighter, but not as light as the UL line-What about the Backpacking Light SpinTarp X-Pro? Any clue on when ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Beartooth Merino Hoody Size M?
May 18, 12:43pm

WTB Solo Tarp

In Gear Swap » WTB Solo Tarp
May 18, 9:14am

All Reader Reviews by Aaron Zuniga

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Jacks R Better Fast and very helpful
-This Review is based purely on service since i haven't recieved my quilt yet... I will add a a more extensive review once i have had some time with it in the field. The guys at Jack's R Be...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
June 11, 11:24am

Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
This thing really shines in soo many ways. It's slim fit keeps the core warm nicely preventing convective heat loss- great for boosting temps in your sleep system, and wearing during breaks-or col...

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
March 25, 3:44pm

Backpacking Light Merino UL Pants
These are a great feelin, lightweight base layer. I have used them under wind and insulated pants with great success, and they never get stinky! The only downside is they run and tear a little too eas...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 25, 2:28am

Oware Dixon Double Bivy
This review is on the Oware Dixon Double Bivy. I had been in the market for a double bivy for a long time but couldn't find too many options out there! I had seen the Double Vapr Bivy Sack @ BPL...

In Shelters - Bivy Sacks
February 09, 7:23pm