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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: Nunatek Luna Pad
For me, sleeping with the egg crate down is more comfortable. Try it both ways and decide for yourself. I put it in inside the bivy to keep it dry, clean and "under control". I think t...

In GEAR » Sleeping pad on inside or outside of bivy?
March 25, 9:15am

Re: Food belongs in gear list
"Most important of this diet is that I really like to eat these foods" That’s a great point. After all, food / backpacking / life is supposed to be fun. "…drinking olive oi...

In GEAR » Base Weight Vs. Consumables Discussion
March 24, 6:23am

Re: use of body fat
"This assumes you run a decent surplus of body fat." Absolutely. For this reason I indicated that body fat should be used WISELY. A common strategy to use body fat is to gain the a...

In GEAR » Base Weight Vs. Consumables Discussion
March 24, 6:10am

Alkaline / acid foods
Just to complicate matters further, another concept to consider ;-) There is another indicator known as PRAL (Potential Renal Acid Load) that measures the effects of food on blood pH. This indic...

In GEAR » Base Weight Vs. Consumables Discussion
March 24, 4:54am

Re: Endurance fuel
"On backpacking trips up to 10 days my fuel consists of about 30% carbs, 60% fat(including body fat), and 10% protein" Those proportions fall in the recommended range for ultra enduran...

In GEAR » Base Weight Vs. Consumables Discussion
March 24, 3:42am

Re: Calories needed a day
> But it is very important also to think about the "glycemic index" Sure, but even more convenient is the “glycemic load”. > I'm not sure about this, but I think slow-...

In GEAR » Base Weight Vs. Consumables Discussion
March 23, 9:33am

Re: Calories
I found calorie calculators virtually useless due to the varied and complex factors involved. Perphaps you can use it as a roughly initial estimate. What counts is personal experience… What we...

In GEAR » Base Weight Vs. Consumables Discussion
March 23, 9:17am

Re: Yes, for even seam-taped tents
In addition, a less apparent benefit is that seam sealing reinforces the seams, so they are less likely to tear and/or wear.

In GEAR » Is seam sealing all tents necessary?
March 16, 12:23pm

Little big mods
Sometimes, little modifications to our gear make big differences in the backcountry. What follows are two examples of this: Bottle cap retainer A small piece of fishing line, a plastic retain...

In Make Your Own Gear » Little big mods
March 16, 9:37am

Re: Is seam sealing all tents necessary?
As Benjamin notes, shelter fabric is the key. For example, Black Diamond (a large factory brand) shelters made with silnylon require seam sealing. Time and space requirements make manual seam se...

In GEAR » Is seam sealing all tents necessary?
March 16, 3:06am

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