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Valentin Zill (Valentin.Zill) - BPL Forum Member

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CityBayreuth
StateBayern
CountryGermany
My Website URLhttp://www.backpackinglight.eu/
My PDF Gear ListSub 4 for temps down to approx. 40 deg F and low rain expectancy

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All Forum Posts by Valentin Zill

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Base Layer: Wool
Wayne: I used to wear those Nike Dry-Fit Shirts as a base layer, but I switched to merino wool last summer. My Icebreaker Oasis LS Crew performed very well, even above 77 degree Fahrenheit. And it&...

In GEAR » Base Layer
February 09, 11:23am

Re: Re: GG Mariposa Plus
Aaron you're right. I'm sorry

In GEAR » Thoughts on GG Mariposa PLus + or -
February 07, 12:46pm

GG Mariposa Plus
I haven't tried a Mariposa o/Mariposa Plus yet, but I think it's a great pack for carrying heavier loads. If I bought one, I would prefer the Plus version, as it can be used for bushwacking...

In GEAR » Thoughts on GG Mariposa PLus + or -
February 07, 12:28pm

Thank you for your answers
Thank you all for your answers, especially yours, Ron. That 3oz tarp looks good, if it can be used without a bivy, I'll be one of the first to buy it! Credit card payment is great for internat...

In GEAR » New MLD products/New SUL products from other companies?
January 31, 7:53am

New MLD products/New SUL products from other companies?
In a few days, MLD presents its new website to the public, with new and even lighter gear. Is there anyone who could already tell us something about their new products? What about BPL, Gossamer ...

In GEAR » New MLD products/New SUL products from other companies?
January 30, 11:15am

Beer Can Pots/Lightest Esbit Stoves available
Thank y'all for posting advice on beer can pots. What is the lightest Esbit stove, either commercially available o/homemade, that fits to a Heineken beer can pot? Now, would anyone be so ...

In GEAR » Free beer anyone???
January 19, 11:53am

Re: Re: Free beer anyone???
Einstein X: That's what I wanted to do for a long time. But I live in Germany and have the same problem. So, anyone out there who wants to send me some (empty) 24oz beer cans? I'd prefer He...

In GEAR » Free beer anyone???
January 18, 7:24am

Glasses or Contacts
I always use glasses. Yes, they have to be cleaned several times on hot, sunny days, but I am so used to them, I just can't imagine putting small plastic lenses into my eyes. And I don't ...

In GEAR » Glasses or Contacts?
January 11, 11:24am

Arc Edge/Side Sleeping
David: I own a nunatak Arc Edge and prefer to sleep on my side. It works, but it's quite difficult to fix the bag correctly, so that no cold spots occur. And forget about turning over at nig...

In GEAR » Nunatak ARC's and side sleeping?
January 06, 8:50am

Dr. Bronner's in Europe
EinsteinX: www.theapothecaryscat.com - an UK based shop - sells it. Not much shipping costs to western Europe, and no taxes o/customs. That's where I bought my 0.5l bottle - peppermint-hemp. G...

In Multiple Use Gear » Dr. Bronner's Castile Soap
December 20, 7:55am

All Reader Reviews by Valentin Zill

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Mountain Laurel Designs
In February/early March I ordered a Revelation Pack, a Monk Spectralite.60 Tarp and a few weeks later a LiteSoul Bivy, for which Ron didn't charge me any extra postage fees. As others already ment...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
July 04, 6:25am

Drop Stoppers Microporous Polypropylene Rainsuit
This review refers to the DriDucks rain suit, I bought it at Gossamer Gear last year. I had the chance to really test it on a day trip yesterday. I stayed totally dry during rain and sleet. We bushwa...

In Clothing - Raingear
April 04, 10:17am

Lighten Up DVD with Glen Van Peski .
I purchased this DVD about a year ago and I must have watched it about a dozen times now. As many of the other reviewers I also bought it to SEE put into practice what I had READ about in different bo...

In Books and Media
March 21, 2:55am

Gossamer Gear
Gossamer Gear's customer service is really outstanding. It was the first time that I ordered gear in the U.S. and I was almost sure problems would occur. Nope! The package arrived within a week - ...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
January 13, 10:04am