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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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Re: Bivy advantages
I think if your primary focus is cowboy-camping is not bringing a tent or tarp. Get a large size ground sheet from GG. "If" it rains, just fold the other half over you. You can sup...

In GEAR » Quest for perfect shelter system for 3 week solo JMT starting in late July
December 17, 8:33pm

Re: SUL List - Thru Hike Capable?
+1 What Luck said. Making my own gear allows me a 3oz impetus 1.1 bivy and a bigger tarp that would weigh about the same with less stakes. I have a Klymit Inertia O-Zone that I cut and sealed...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » SUL List - Thru Hike Capable?
December 17, 8:20pm

Re: WTB - Apex Quilt
I can make you one for cheap? They don't take long to make. As long as you don't want draw cords and every other thing not needed. Then you can get exactly what you want. $55 of gear ...

In Gear Swap » WTB - Apex Quilt
December 10, 9:57pm

Re: WTB: Quilt, 800 down fill
If you don't care too much about weight, I have an EE 1 off 20* Rev X with 700 fill. It's a karo style and weighs 25 ounces. I was talking to Tim at EE while he was in the process of ge...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Quilt, 800 down fill
December 10, 9:42pm

Re: Sounds good!
I just made it up.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Fastpacking/Adventure Running partners
December 10, 12:13am

Re: Fastpacking/Adventure Running partners
Very interested. However, during the winter, I like to be out of my element on my hikes. If you throw in something you can't get in your backyard, it makes your backyard look easy when you ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Fastpacking/Adventure Running partners
December 09, 8:39pm

Re: A week on the John Muir Trail
I seem to always take forever to get going in the morning as you do. Now, I just pack up and go. I'll already have my cooking items and breakfast on top of the pack along with my jacket. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » A week on the John Muir Trail
December 09, 2:10pm

Re: Re: Modifying a quilt - question
I had a lot of seams come together on a sleeping bag I made. It was on top rubbing on my forehead. You can see how everything comes together at the top. I decided to sew a piece of fleece to i...

In Make Your Own Gear » Modifying a quilt - question
December 09, 1:25pm

Re: Re: The 3 yard shelter challenge
There is a lot to play with when it comes to the design of my 4 yard tarp. If you don't care about the way I have my poles and drop the height a little, it gives you plenty of room to work wit...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 3 yard shelter challenge
December 07, 1:16pm

Re: Jmt in May?
I was the first "hiker" that had gotten over Glen Pass on the 1st weekend of May 2013. This was a low snow year and there were no ones footprints. People may had gone over earlier with ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Jmt in May?
December 03, 10:42pm

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