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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: Kit list
I went no poles on my first unsoppred attempt. Then I brought 3 section poles and thought I would just have them stored in my pack on all the down hills and maybe at night. I had them out and use...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 10, 11:37am

Re: awesome
Expect day 2 to take between 23 to 25 hours. If day one is 20 hours, that means getting to Edison in 48 hours is still doing extremely well. Hardest thing to do while out there is to predict slee...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 06, 6:55am

Re: Links re JMT record
Catra Corbett will be going for the wemon's unsupported attempt the same day heading north bound. I'll be up there 6-9, but I won't see you unless you're heading south? I'm ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
July 05, 6:30pm

Re: Re: Quilt
It's all nice and clean now. . . . .

In Gear Swap » WTB: Compact sleeping bag or quilt
July 05, 2:46pm

Re: Quilt
I will at least wash it then.

In Gear Swap » WTB: Compact sleeping bag or quilt
July 01, 3:47pm

Re: Broke backpacker
If you'll go $80, (plus shipping), I'll sell you a 15 ounce quilt I have. It is made with a material Thru-Hiker had a long time ago that weighs .9 ounces and has 9 ounces of 800+ fill do...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Compact sleeping bag or quilt
June 30, 11:46pm

Re: Re: Low cost Sleeping bag alternatives
Type in 20d down sleeping bag in Amazon and you'll find a bunch of light weight sub $90 bags.

In GEAR » Low cost Sleeping bag alternatives
June 30, 4:00pm

CT2E .08 OR CT1K .18
I just may finally pull the trigger and make a Cuben tarp. I have a small .51 cuben tarp that I really don't like. It's far too fragile and delicate for my liking. So asking the ques...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » CT2E .08 OR CT1K .18
June 29, 2:36pm

Re: Re: Aaron's quilt making skills
Quilt is done 15.3 ounces. . .

In Gear Swap » Want: Someone to sew up my down quilt materials! I got everything except skills!
June 22, 4:57pm

Re: Re: JMT
You can try this guy for a ride. LonePineKurt@aol.com http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/xdpy/forum_thread/96388/index.html?skip_to_post=869088#869088 Going north-b...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Experience with JMT Northbound thru hike?
June 19, 6:25pm

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