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Aaron Sorensen (awsorensen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South of Forester Pass
About Me Love pushing the SUL boundary's of what is possible.

Make almost all of my gear myself.
CityBay Area
StateCA

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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Following Gavin Woody on the JMT
http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0BLd5ZaY2rikG5CyIPdLocLzEe1Ia6IN4 Gavin Woody Headed out for an Unsupported JMT FKT this morning the 3rd at 7:05am. I have met G...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Following Gavin Woody on the JMT
September 03, 2:50pm

Re: New EE Quilt - The Convert
Have you ever even used an EE quilt? I always make my footboxes between 40" and 42" and the footbox is a little bit roomier than the 42" versions I make. I just wouldn't kn...

In GEAR » New EE Quilt - The Convert
September 01, 9:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Enlightened Equipment Sleeping Bag the Convert
Prefer a quilt..., yes, but a 28 ounce 10* sleeping bag would also make for one pretty sweet winter bag.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Enlightened Equipment Sleeping Bag the Convert
September 01, 2:12pm

Re: Now REALLY almost there!
Nice. Now we have Gavin Woody who is starting his unsupported attempt on the 3rd. http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0BLd5ZaY2rikG5CyIPdLocLzEe1Ia6IN4

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Amber Monforte on the JMT
September 01, 12:55pm

Re: Thanks for the replies, tested over the weekend
I find it much warmer to put my quilt inside my sleeping bag. I am 5'11" and 155. I have a 6'3" bag that is 15* rated and 900 fill 61" width. Without the quilt, it's g...

In GEAR » Which EE quilt to layer under a MLD spirit?
September 01, 12:37pm

Enlightened Equipment Sleeping Bag the Convert
Click on "What's new" on EE site and you'll finally see what a lot of us have been waiting. The Convert Full length zipper sleeping bag that can also be used as a quilt. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Enlightened Equipment Sleeping Bag the Convert
September 01, 12:02pm

Gavin Woody JMT Unsupported 09/03
http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0BLd5ZaY2rikG5CyIPdLocLzEe1Ia6IN4 Gavin Woody will be heady out for an unsupported JMT FKT on the 3rd. I have met Gavin once and...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Yet another JMT attempt
August 31, 3:25pm

Re: alternatives to sierras
The fire and wind will only reach a certain distance. Just staying out of its range still gives you 90% of the high Sierra to play in. If I had that time, I would start clockwise on the Rea Lakes...

In Pre-Trip Planning » alternatives to sierras
August 31, 2:50pm

Re: Re: Flat back
Gotta say I like James idea a lot. If I was going to make something with 61" of usable width for 2 people, it would be off James drawing. You could even have it fully inclosed like you wou...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modified A-Frame tarp, fully enclosed
August 22, 6:12pm

Re: Re: Re: From Matt Mahoney himself
Nolan's 14 started as a race and the rules were determined then. The rules have not changed. People's perspective of where the finish is may have, but this does not change the rules. ...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Nolan's 14
August 22, 12:36pm

All Reader Reviews by Aaron Sorensen

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Fenix L2D-CE
Everything else is just a light. For its weight, its 2-40 times brighter and lasts 5-10 time longer. Now they just need to make a 3AAA headlamp with a 5/15/35 lumens setting. The only problem...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
May 13, 10:33pm

Golite 2006 Reed Pants
I got the 2006 version with out the leg zippers because it is what I wanted, (the lighter version). I'm sure the breathability that Golite claims for it is accurate, but something twice as good...

In Clothing - Raingear
March 11, 1:20pm

Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
The Nuwai HLX-712L ROCKS!!! I found it hear for $27 http://www.amondotech.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=874 The CR123A Batteries are only $1 each as well. I have been using the Pe...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
December 13, 8:47pm

The North Face 2005 Hightail Long
I have a few issues with this bag that will never get addressed because the new ones have been changed completely. First the good. I found it on sale for $230. The long is only 3 oz more than t...

In Sleeping Bags - Mummy & Other
December 01, 6:23pm

Gatorade Bottle
I have yet to have one of these leak on me. They have taking over as my go to water holder since they have been out. Platy's are just too finiky IMO. I just wish they made one a little bigger. ...

In Hydration - Water Storage Containers
November 30, 7:58pm