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Marco A. Sánchez (marcoasn) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale The fabulous Pyrenees
About Me Outdoor enthusiast. As Tucas founder.
CitySabiñánigo
StateHuesca
CountrySpain
My Website URLhttp://astucas.com

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All Forum Posts by Marco A. Sánchez

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Re: The Skurka Method
"The downside I found was with my otherwise excellant WM Ultralight sleeping bag, the inner dimensions are narrow enough that if I add clothes it compresses the bags down from the inside out a...

In GEAR » Using sleeping bag as camp jacket to save weight?
March 03, 2:49pm

Re: Using sleeping bag as camp jacket to save weight?"
"Another version of the same idea: I've read that people who hike really long hours just crawl into their sleeping bags as soon as they get to camp, thus eliminating the insulating jacket....

In GEAR » Using sleeping bag as camp jacket to save weight?
March 03, 2:26pm

Re: Food Planning Using Pounds Per Person Per Day
The article provides interesting guidelines. Perhaps the most important is: "STEP 3 - Carefully review how it all worked AFTER the trip is over. Keep exact records about how much was left o...

In Editor's Roundtable » Food Planning Using Pounds Per Person Per Day
March 03, 3:32am

Re: Thread for sewing Cuben
Won't a fine thread put the mylar film (cuben weak point) under a stronger stress? Cheers.

In Make Your Own Gear » Thread for sewing Cuben
March 01, 8:57am

Re: wind shirt help
You are right! A wind shirt is a great addition to your kit. I use intensively a Golite Ether (an older model similar to the King's Canyon). Good fit, versatile and comfortable. However, the...

In GEAR » wind shirt help
March 01, 1:35am

Re: Flexibility
"But if I have a tarp/bivy/bug net, then I can mix and match depending on the conditions." That's assuming conditions can be predicted confidently... something not usually possible...

In GEAR » Does tarp + bivy actually save all that much over a tent?
February 28, 8:36am

Re: Absaroka madness
Hum... Some Sub-X gear lists seem to be made only to "look good" :-) Cheers

In Chaff » Absaroka madness
February 28, 8:04am

Re: Re: Re: CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
The goal of most of my trips will be to keep it on my back as much as possible Then I'd go for a Corsa. Cheers.

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
February 23, 11:16pm

Re: CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
It's really a matter of how much time you'll spend on ice vs. snow. +1 In addition, and as pointed previously, the BD Raven is much more comfortable. That is, you should consider time...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » CAMP Corsa vs all the rest
February 23, 3:11pm

Re: What are your favorite backpacking blogs?
nordiclightpacking.com gives you access to a very interesting set of blogs about lightweight (what else?) backpacking in Northern Europe Cheers.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What are your favorite backpacking blogs?
February 23, 3:02pm

All Reader Reviews by Marco A. Sánchez

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Leki Ultralight Ti
At 213 g / 7,5 oz per pole (measured, without trekking basket), the Leki Ultralite Ti are a reasonably lightweight choice when you need adjustable poles that can handle real abuse in the backcountry. ...

In Trekking Poles
September 16, 9:59am

Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe
Let’s face it: for non technical routes a light axe and a trekking pole usually are the best combination. However, aluminum headed axes deform with even light use, so if you expect some REAL use of th...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
September 15, 5:27am