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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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StateCA

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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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A different approach, and why others don't do this?
After 10 years of backpacking, fastpacking and doing some serious milage in the sierra's, I've seemed to take a different approach to gear than what I've seen by anyone else. I am ju...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » A different approach, and why others don't do this?
October 20, 10:54pm

Re: Re: What do you do in the woods...
I think to all of these encounters, I would just approach the person acting friendly and in a way that I have no idea that what they're doing is wrong. Once I get their interest in the convers...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do in the woods...
October 17, 12:48pm

Re: Re: MYOG?
The only thing about this bag is that it is stuffed so tight that it would react the same as a more condense harder insulation fill. Because it wouldn't breath or be worth a damn in the real...

In GEAR » UL deep winter bag... stuffed with 16 lbs of down
October 17, 12:36pm

Re: Re: Re: Less trees, more water for California?
The San Joaquin will soon be the largest desert in the US. I mean most of the lakes are already dried up to be had for water for LA. Then they won't even have to move to Arizona or new Mexico.

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 15, 9:16pm

Re: Bad pun
Then when you get into the southern sierra's that doesn't have many trees and what do you get? You get the worst smog in the country from Bakersfield to Visalia. Go figure.

In On the Web » Less trees, more water for California?
October 15, 9:23am

Re: 32oz is pretty well it without going extreme
I plan on adding just a little down to my sub-10oz quilt to get it down to 40F. I also (if going as light as I can) don't mind sleeping on a cut down 1/4" pad. That and I never sleep in ...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 14, 7:14pm

How low in Temp can you go SUL?
So I am looking for other SUL's to list there SUL weight and what temperature it works for you. I have a list that works to about 40* but am looking for a way to get SUL to work down to 32* fo...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » How low in Temp can you go SUL?
October 13, 4:39pm

Re: Col.
I never receive PM's from here. Unless they go to spam, along with 150-200 other spam msg's everyday that I hit "delete" on. I have my email on the original post.

In Gear Swap » Closet Cleaning
October 13, 3:14pm

Re: One Tent or two for a family of four
Why not get something like an MLD Supermid or Ti=Goat Vortex 6.5? 1 tent that they can stand up in and a cost of less than 2 tents seems to make much more sense. I know when I was that age, if ...

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 07, 1:33pm

Re: snow conditions souther sierra?
Here was Owens Valley on Oct 5th, before it got hot again. Yes I know this is the Sierra's. It's the original topic. I just hit reply on the subject. .

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » snow conditions souther sierra?
October 07, 12:37pm

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