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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

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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Re: No quilts
Post some pictures. Sounds fun to make.

In GEAR » Who makes custom down bags?
November 08, 9:33pm

Re: Re: Down, over-stuffing, to baffle or not to baffle, etc
The only thing I would remotely think of doing with the Costco down Blanket to increase the warmth is to buy another one and taper it length wise from 40" at the top down to 25" at the bo...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Down, over-stuffing, to baffle or not to baffle, etc
November 08, 9:15pm

Re: wondering
No orders. I've had to deal with about 150 emails with all the specifics. Instead I'll just make a bunch of them and once they are made, I'll post them for sale.

In Gear Swap » FS Costco down throw Converted Quilts
November 03, 9:18pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: FS Costco down throw Converted Quilts
6 more left to make in this batch (of 23). Sent 3 out today. If you haven't received yours, it will be coming soon.

In Gear Swap » FS Costco down throw Converted Quilts
November 03, 5:03pm

Re: Bivy to quilt – SOL Escape Lite Mod
They make a breathable reflective bag for that weight. I've used it down to about 55+ with just my clothing and it worked great. Never mind. This is it. Starting weight is 4.7 ounces on ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bivy to quilt – SOL Escape Lite Mod
November 03, 12:16am

Re: try waist first
The 11 hour setting with 50 lumens on the H52fw is just okay for running but it's not ideal. It's perfect for hiking. The next level up at100 lumens works great for running, lasts for 4 ho...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » headlamp for running
November 03, 12:03am

Re: Movie "Backcountry" - lessons to be learned
Yes, please pack bear spray. I'm sure there are several other insecurities out there that you'll need to pack as well. Don't forget an ax and a saw for your firewood. Why you'r...

In Philosophy & Technique » Movie "Backcountry" - lessons to be learned
October 29, 11:17am

Re: FS : REI Flash 22 (Grey)
I'll take it. PM sent I have 1 already and had to switch out the shoulder straps with better padded ones. I just happen to have one more of those shoulder straps left. The ones that ...

In Gear Swap » FS: REI Flash 22 (Grey)
October 22, 8:38pm

Re: Was UL a phase for you?
Funny. To me, stupid light was/ is the phase. This however is without expected rain. I plan for stupid light on every trip and then add a few items that bring me up to around 5.5 pounds. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Was UL a phase for you?
October 20, 12:43am

Re: extreme light fabrics for synthetic quilts...different thinking...
I think some of it has to do with those factories. There are plenty (or at least more than a few) 7d fabrics you can get hold of. Problem is quality control. Since these are such limited produ...

In Make Your Own Gear » extreme light fabrics for synthetic quilts...paradigm shift?
October 18, 1:27am

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 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