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Cesar Valdez (PrimeZombie) - BPL Forum Member

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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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Web MD said bed rest is not needed for strep throat
So I went. http://cesarandthewoods.blogspot.se/2014/09/cesars-guide-to-e1-trails-in-sweden.html

In Post-Trip Reports » Sweden's E1 Trails
September 08, 5:42pm

Re: everyone
Thanks everyone for sharing, and sorry to hear about some of these pretty harsh trip cancellations! I think I may have sweat out the fever yesterday and this morning, and I am feeling much bette...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip Canceled: Let us Rant and Commiserate Together
September 02, 2:13pm

Another big fan of the bivy
People have already given a lot of good insights on why to bother with a bug bivy and/or a bivy at all. I think Sean does a good job of explaining the benefits of using a bivy, but I would chime i...

In GEAR » I don't get why people use bug bivies.
September 02, 1:44pm

Re: Ian
Ha! One man's nightmare is another man's indifference. I was indifferent to the Chicken Ala King. I too put the Tabasco on it, but I put that on just about everything. What I thought ...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » The trail food you just can't stand.
September 01, 10:10am

Trip Canceled: Let us Rant and Commiserate Together
So last week I was all set for my August section hike, but then my wife got strep throat, so of course I postponed the trip for this coming weekend. Aaaaaaaaaaand... guess who has strep throat now...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Trip Canceled: Let us Rant and Commiserate Together
September 01, 9:47am

Great response, thanks everyone!
Thanks all for the feedback. Based on it, here is my plan: Try and get the old machine fixed up. If it costs more to get it fixed than half the price of buying a new one, sell it to the sewing...

In Make Your Own Gear » Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
September 01, 9:31am

Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
Getting more and more into MYOG projects after finishing up El Saco Rojo. I just ordered some Argon to play around with. Anyhow, wife and I are not sure what to get, as our machine was a hand-me-...

In Make Your Own Gear » Old sewing maching broke down. Kindly recommend me a new one please?
August 31, 4:29pm

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

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