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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: Re: Personalized Quilts for you...
I have a few ideas to play on that ~30F quilt as well. May make it much easier to obtain. Imagine you are looking for about 9" of loft? (Ok, thought this was a -30F quilt, not around 30F...

In Gear Deals » Personalized Quilts for you...
August 02, 5:15am

Personalized Quilts for you...
I have been making quilts for a long time now and have recently dialed in the details of making a quilt look good aesthetically. So now that I have a job that gives me plenty of time but not muc...

In Gear Deals » Personalized Quilts for you...
August 01, 7:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Update
WHAT Allen pulled a Ralph. Just turned around at Shadow Lake, (about 5 miles before Ralph did on his last attempt). Now Ralph's spot is working great. Looks like he has turned around ...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
July 31, 10:40am

Re: Re: Update...
Allen's spot just hit. He's at Reds Meadow. He looks to be 30 minutes, (whoops, I met 1:30) behind the schedule that beats the record. That's really good considering Andrew was e...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
July 30, 10:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
Funny, when I went for the Unsupported JMT Record I got about 20 minutes rest the first night. Night 2 I got about 10 minutes when I woke up with a bear sniffing the back of my head. Then I tried...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » Following Ralph and Allen's JMT FKT attempt
July 29, 9:58pm

Re: What a report!
It's actually easier doing it in a day than 2. You're not bringing all the overnight gear so you are using a running pack for the day trips. I have done this loop 11 times. 8X - 1 Day ...

In Post-Trip Reports » 7/6 - Rae Lakes Loop in a Day
July 29, 9:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: MYOG Websites
ultralight skunkworks http://ultraliteskunkworks.blogspot.com/

In On the Web » MYOG Websites
July 27, 11:17pm

Re: Clarification
If I could buy anything for Fastpacking, as far as clothing, it would be a Montbell UL Thermawrap Jacket and a Lukes ultralite pertex rain shell. Add a 1 ounce .067 Argon pant that I already have ...

In GEAR » High End Fastpacking Jacket for Bad Weather
July 27, 6:38pm

Re: sleep
The R.E.M. sleep is also what is desperately needed. You start a R.E.M. cycle around every 1.5 hours after falling asleep. So getting 2 cycles of at least 3 hours is much better for your body t...

In Speed Hiking and Fastpacking » JMT speed record attempt
July 17, 3:11pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Vidette Meadow or Junction Meadow camp?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes Loop walk up permit likelihood, water situation, mosquitoes
July 16, 11:04pm

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