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Cesar Valdez (PrimeZombie) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Scandinavia
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. :)
CountrySweden
My Website URLhttp://cesarandthewoods.blogspot.com/
My PDF Gear ListCesar's 3 Season 2014

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Calling all ex-military and army brats
Former army brat here. When I was young, back in the late 80s and into the 90s, my father would bring home MREs for me to eat. Like, a lot of em. Because papa was cheap as hell and we're tal...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » The trail food you just can't stand.
August 31, 4:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Better late than never
Sucks about the drought. I am spoiled when it comes to water here in Sweden. Seriously, pick a random spot of Sweden on Google maps and zoom in. There will be lakes, and probably all over the pl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Improved sleeping bag liner for winter / summer sleeping bag
August 21, 1:18pm

Re: Re: Better late than never
Good lookin' out J, thanks. I have read mixed reviews, yeah. But my most common combo of gear gives me at least 3 layers of protection from water: Golite poncho/tarp, seam sealed Zpacks Zer...

In Make Your Own Gear » Improved sleeping bag liner for winter / summer sleeping bag
August 21, 12:42pm

Better late than never
Ta-da! http://cesarandthewoods.blogspot.se/2014/08/myog-diy-summer-sleeping-bag-and-winter.html

In Make Your Own Gear » Improved sleeping bag liner for winter / summer sleeping bag
August 21, 12:21pm

Re: E1 Sweden
Thank you for the kind words! Glad to be of service. Let me know if I can help out with your trip here next year. I am sure you'll love it here. Where are you going? Going on a section h...

In Post-Trip Reports » Sweden's E1 Trails
August 15, 5:15pm

Thanks all
Cool, thanks for the tips. I have a feeling it's going to take me a while to decide, given all the options out there. I am also tempted to buy the smallest version of a digital watch, thermom...

In GEAR » New to fancy/modern wrist watches, am I asking too much?
July 16, 6:46am

Your subjective comfort score for sleeping pads, 1-10
Read a thread recently where the Xlite is debated, and got me thinking about how I like mine--which then got me thinking about comfort in general for sleeping pads. So I'm curious about how ...

In GEAR » Your subjective comfort score for sleeping pads, 1-10
July 16, 5:34am

New to fancy/modern wrist watches, am I asking too much?
For a long time now I have not been interested in a wrist watch after breaking several in not too long with heavy use back when I started backpacking in the 90's. But in fairness, they were ch...

In GEAR » New to fancy/modern wrist watches, am I asking too much?
July 15, 12:35pm

yay humanities
I haven't read the book, nor had I even heard about it until I read this thread. But it being turned into a movie puts me in an interesting position. I happen to have degrees in both film and...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » PCT movie with Reese Witherspoon coming out
July 12, 12:56am

One of my favorite trips yet, aside from the ducky thing
http://cesarandthewoods.blogspot.se/2014/06/cesars-guide-to-e1-trails-in-sweden_30.html I also plan on doing a post-hike video to put up on youtube to discuss gear and other nuances of this last...

In Post-Trip Reports » Sweden's E1 Trails
June 30, 7:39am

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