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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. :)
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Washing M90 and synthetic insulation
I asked about this in another MYOG thread, but I think it got buried in my long winded discussion of my current project. Anyhow, is it okay to wash a MYOG sleeping bag made out of M90 and Climas...

In Make Your Own Gear » Washing M90 and synthetic insulation
May 10, 2:23am

WTB Poncho tarp
Looking to buy a poncho tarp, either silnylon or Cuben. Must be in new or very good condition. This will be shipped to Sweden, but I am fine with paying shipping costs and you should be fine with...

In Gear Swap » WTB Poncho tarp
May 10, 2:16am

Re: two pockets versus one
JR - Yes, I am saying that. Check out the link posted above by James to a blog article I posted about it in a first impressions/long term double review. Oh and btw, thank you kindly for the lin...

In GEAR » Your ZPacks Arc Blast Customizations - (or other UL/MYOG packs)
May 08, 3:08pm

Re: Foot stresses
Andrew - "after two months of gradual increases, 30 miles was almost easy." Damn. As a perpetual section hiker, my personal best was 36km in a day, and I was pretty beat that night an...

In Editor's Roundtable » Training for Backpacking
May 08, 3:04pm

Re: hip belt pouches
I went on to order one of the newer hip belt pockets with the buckle. I would agree that it can be tricky to open with one hand, but after some time I got the hang of it. However what I found to ...

In GEAR » Your ZPacks Arc Blast Customizations - (or other UL/MYOG packs)
May 08, 2:41pm

Re: Two pockets versus one.
I am very happy with my modification of two pockets. My Arc Blast has several section hikes under its belt now, and there have been no issues with the pockets at all (or the pack in general). The...

In GEAR » Your ZPacks Arc Blast Customizations - (or other UL/MYOG packs)
May 08, 2:35pm

Another (huge!) trip report

In Post-Trip Reports » Sweden's E1 Trails
May 05, 2:56am

The very hungry caterpillar
Annie - Not sure. I'd email Zpacks and ask them, they would know best. Your height and weight seem to me like you'd be good in a medium length and regular width, but also keep in mind tha...

In GEAR » Zpacks sleeping bag sizing
April 21, 2:37pm

Re: updates on the Zpack?
I am very happy with my Zpacks bag. Glad I went with long/wide. I have used it quite a lot over the past year, coldest I took it out was around -3C, and I was fine (just had to put on all my laye...

In GEAR » Zpacks sleeping bag sizing
April 21, 8:26am

More good points
Nathan - You are right about weight to volume, but where Big Sky becomes competitive with other UL tents and hybrid tents is when you spring the extra dough for the fancy options, e.g. super UL sil...

In GEAR » Finally! Wife wants to come with me on longer section hikes. Need a bigger tent. Recommendations please!
April 16, 1:57pm

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