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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.
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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: why carry 30lbs in the summer? answer
I like the Comet even better with it's smaller size. I haven't seen the 07 models yet. Nice! Hey Chris, Why? Maybe for the Colorado Trail Unsupported w/o Resupply next year??? I sti...

In GEAR » Light & Comfort Pack at 30+ pounds
August 14, 12:51pm

Light & Comfort Pack at 30+ pounds
Hello, I am looking for a pack in the 2500-3000 cubic inch range. I am looking for it to be light and comfortable with just over 30 pounds. Not looking for anything over 2- 2 1/2 pounds. I ...

In GEAR » Light & Comfort Pack at 30+ pounds
August 14, 12:23am

Re: 10 days in an ion
Hey Chris, Yeah, I would say you would be close. I have been looking for what size pack I need to carry a 6-7 pound gear-list with 14 days of food, (say 25 pounds or 32 for total). Right n...

In GEAR » golite ion - packing and modifications?
August 14, 12:04am

Re: sub 4lbs
I do know that 9 1/2 pouunds of food and a 2L Platy took up just under 2/3rds of my 1400 ci bag, (about 900 ci). If you wanted to make the food lets say 17-18 pounds for the 10 days you would be...

In GEAR » golite ion - packing and modifications?
August 11, 10:20pm

Re: Re: Survivorman Season 2
I hope they bring the camera gear weight that he has to carry all of the time down from 55 pounds. It would be nice to see Les be able to do some actual hiking when he can.

In On the Web » Survivorman Season 2
August 10, 6:07pm

Re: Re: Energy gels & fat utilization
Hey Richard, I was waiting for you to jump in on this. You also have to remember about how many cal/hour someone can consume. For Michael it would be about 250 and for me about 230. You just ha...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 10, 6:02pm

Re: Staying in shape & energy gels
Hey Reinhold, I just had to say it. As far as the shoe review goes, the JMT is good for absolutly destroying a pair of shoe, (no matter what brand). Michaels shoes looked as new before the hike....

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 10, 12:47am

Re: Similar Posts
JMT Reinhold, AKA: The Southern Lover.

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 09, 8:23pm

Re: Heineken Sponsorship ?
Thank you Reinhold, Al, After day one and 47 miles I figured I was good for 42-44 miles a day and maybe even a big push the last day for another 47. With the time Michael put up there, even if...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 09, 6:02pm

Re: JMT speed attempt report
Here is the follow up story from the Fresno Bee. Thank you for all of your words of encouragement. I am not finished yet. Maybe the CT, (Colorad...

In Post-Trip Reports » JMT Atempt Report
August 08, 10:58am

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 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