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Adan Lopez (Lopez) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale San Gabriel Valley
About Me I dont own a scale or spend alot on gear, still I manage an 8lb base thanks to you good BPLers. Enjoyment is the goal here, which means light gear is important as is "lightness of mind". Kit must not be complex, fragile or expensive.
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In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » First trip for the wife
July 30, 3:52pm

Ed plus 8
I'm in awe at your fatherly backpacking prowess! That's a huge crew to gear up and look after. You guys must be quite a sight on the trail, absolutely awesome. $1400/8=$175 per person, you ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Paranoia? Good parenting? Hmmm?
July 29, 10:06am

Sun Hoody
I wore a Sun Hoody on a 5 day hike in the Sierras above 10,000 feet back a couple years ago. I am not a real picky gear user, so I didnt really pay close attention, but I can tell you what things I...

In GEAR » Real experience w/ Patagonia Sun Hoody - Heat, chafing?
July 25, 10:09am

Great photos Jay, as usual. You gotta have one of the best collections of images, seriously. glad i found this report, snow will likely not be an issue for me next week.

In Post-Trip Reports » Mineral King: Black Rock Pass & Sawtooth Pass
June 23, 10:09pm

complex carbs
great info thanks everybody. Dave that homemade probar recipe sounds killer, i must try that. Same with Eugene's sweet potato mix. but do you eat that like a gorp or does the honey hold it toge...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Recommend a complex carb
June 23, 9:56pm

Recommend a complex carb
If this is covered elsewhere, please point me to the article...Ive got oats for breakfast and pasta for dinner but during the day its mostly sandwiches, junk food, bars and nuts. I want a bit more ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Recommend a complex carb
June 22, 2:05pm

Fear is your friend. It's why you do this, to feel something. We all have our ghosts. I have certainly had mine. Try and think of those experiences as part of the whole. Lose a little sleep, it...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Help me go Solo!
May 21, 10:23pm

Yeah, these look super good. Nice work. Curious how this works out for you in a variety of conditions. post reports!

In Make Your Own Gear » FINALLY...A minimalist sandal that works!
May 07, 1:47pm

Excellent. I'm impressed with your knowledge of our SoCal deserts, Nick.

In Post-Trip Reports » Joshua Tree Two-day Loop
May 05, 9:59pm

It's not that malicious people. News media attempts to tell you something you didnt already know. Boston was new news. violence in "poor America" is not new, we already know about th...

In On the Web » Headline: "Why does America lose its head over 'terror' but ignore its daily gun deaths?"
April 22, 3:42pm

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