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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: Tehipite Valley
If departing via Roads End, this is what I would actually do. . .

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best one-week hike in California
May 23, 12:32pm

Re: Best one-week hike in California
Try Sierra Mapper Alpha version to calculate a route. It will show you the route Anywhere in Kings Canyon is amazing. Doing something N. or S. of Roads End and getting off the beaten trail of ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best one-week hike in California
May 22, 4:16pm

Re: Re: Re: The ‘Wild’ effect
However, we're not talking about just backpacking. If you're interested at all in lightening your pack, it really is easy to find.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The ‘Wild’ effect Hikers are flooding the Pacific Crest Trail
May 19, 10:33pm

Re: Re: Re: 2-piece pot
Stephen, It's just 2 of the 1oz durable pots that people are using. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=102337&skip_to_po...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
May 18, 11:28pm

Re: 2-piece pot
Bob As much as I tried to push this aluminum pot it will not work and I have given up on the sealing together of two pots. I do however like my bowl with my added handle on it much more then a...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
May 18, 3:01pm

Re: Re: I want to learn how to hike it bear country
In the sierras where it seems like bears are tame, I've been close enough to bears on 2 separate occasions that I could have pet them on the head. Even then I don't think they would have d...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » I want to learn how to hike it bear country
May 17, 11:18pm

Re: TCT
Andy, TCT was just a run, so 2 pounds of food and a jacket. It got cold at night while climbing up to Mt. Orizaba. I also had to put the hammer down the last two hours to make the first ferry....

In Post-Trip Reports » SUL Thru-Hiking the Trans Catalina Trail
May 17, 9:57pm

Re: PM sent
For anyone interested in the X-pillow, it becomes very comfortable with something as simple as a t-shirt thrown on top to fill some of the x-divits.

In Gear Swap » FS: EE Hoodlum, Klymit Pillow X, Simblissity LevaGaiter, Zpacks Stuff sack
May 17, 4:17pm

Re: TCT
I've done this very similar route but running. Took the last ferry in and caught the first ferry out the next morning.

In Post-Trip Reports » SUL Thru-Hiking the Trans Catalina Trail
May 17, 2:26am

Re: Nobul1
Just stick with the Argon then. Argon compared to most of the other down proof fabrics is very soft. I don't consider Nobul1 down proof but it does breath like crazy and is a little softer ...

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 16, 1:13pm

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