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Aaron Sorensen (awsorensen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South of Forester Pass
About Me Turning my hobby obsession into a part time job and maybe full time job.

I will be selling children's sleeping bags soon.
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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Re: Splits
They are 30 minutes behind Brett's time to Muir Pass. I think Hal and Mike may still have been virtually ahead of Brett at the time, but not for long. So Brett got 6 hours sleep and the lad...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 23, 9:38pm

Re: Re: Re: Do you take along a musical instrument? link to the Harmonica thread
I don't, but here's this too. Xaphoone - Pocket Sax .

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Do you take along a musical instrument?
July 23, 5:28pm

Re: Splits
Peter, I asked if they wanted me to make up some splits for them. The Bishop time is way off. Never had a split there and only did because of the resupply. No way are they going to do 14.7 mile...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 23, 5:17pm

Re: Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
There has been a long battle about the Whitney Trail to the top being part of the time for the JMT. The unsupported time stood as a top of Whitney time sense Reinhold did it. Then Brett broke b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 4:56pm

Re: SUL
Coming from the person who started this thread, (well Addie), I envisioned it to bring SUL discussions together and getting a stronger SUL support to reply to the each topic. It seems that mos...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Why is this forum so inactive?
July 22, 4:36pm

Re: Quilt for Mt. Whitney high camp
It depends how warm of a jacket/ clothes you are going wear. I always add 10 degrees for safety. It's much better to have 5 more ounces in a warmer quilt than having to bring a pound more c...

In GEAR » Quilt for Mt. Whitney high camp
July 22, 4:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
He figured he needed (X) amount of calories, mainly from bars. So twice an hour he stuffs a bar in his mouth, which he did the entire time. Those calories came in to weigh I think 16 pounds? T...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 12:36pm

Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
I think better than 50/50 but only if they finish. Jenn Shelton was 5 hours ahead of the record at Reds Meadow last year before she pulled the plug. I think there is too much emphasis on the ti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 11:39am

John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
Two amazing runners Krissy Moehl, and Jenn Shelton will going attempting the FKT (fastest known time) on the John Muir Trail Tomorrow. Here is some information for everyone if they would like t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 21, 6:42pm

Re: Roses ? What Roses ? Rae Lakes Loop in a Day
Done the loop 7-8 times in a day. Coming from an elevation of zero makes Glen tough the last 1,500' or so. Here you have this headache (also from lack of sleep) and when you get to the top ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Roses ? What Roses ? Rae Lakes Loop in a Day
July 21, 3:23pm

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