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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: Re: Specs
I have this model in blue. Love the windstopper material. This has been my go to winter jacket for years and has always left me warm and cozy.

In Gear Swap » Montbell Permafrost Down Parka, $200, Size L, Gunmetal color aka Black
February 03, 11:27pm

Re: Re: Trade: 50F EE Prodigy for a 40-30f quilt
Are you looking for down or synthetic? I have a Marmot Pounder with an added climashield layer to the top. Meets what you want but weighs 23 ounces. I'm only looking for $60 for it.

In Gear Swap » Trade: 50F EE Prodigy for a 40-30f quilt
January 25, 1:29am

Re: Re: fire starting tools
I think it's more important to know what type of fire you are lighting? Lighting a gas stove is simple. If you are lighting a wood fire, that is completely different. My back up is another l...

In GEAR » fire starting tools
January 21, 1:45am

Re: do tarps really open yourself up to the outdoors?
I don't carry a tarp to be open to the outdoors. I carry a tarp in case it rains. If it's not raining, I'm cowboy camping. So my extra 5 1/2 ounces for my tarp is what it takes t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » do tarps really open yourself up to the outdoors?
January 16, 8:03pm

Re: Why?
You know when you take pictures and everyone sees them when your done. They look at them like, no big deal. What you saw when you took that picture was unbelievable, huge amazing. You start to...

In GEAR » Why do you go backpacking
January 14, 12:20pm

Re: Best place to buy down?
Wilderness Logics $8.75 an ounce.

In Make Your Own Gear » Best place to buy down?
January 11, 11:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Maxima air porosity
I used to live in the SF bay area and made a down quilt for sleeping out in foggy conditions. Made with M90 in and out but with no sew seams on top. The seams were sewn to a layer of primaloft ...

In Make Your Own Gear » How many ponchos to make a quilt top?
January 11, 11:52am

Re: Aaron...I think you meed to go back and reread
I'm just complementing the abilities of the 65. There are many similarities to both packs. Same fabric, hip belt and side pockets.

In GEAR » Experience with SMD Fusion 65?
January 09, 5:19pm

Re: Re: Ursack S29 Allwhite Approved at Grand Teton National Park
So I guess Yosemite bears are too smart for an Ursack? I know it's not a case of bears are bears, but the bears in the Sierra's are like little pets compared to grizzlies. This 10 years...

In GEAR » Ursack S29 Allwhite Approved at Grand Teton National Park
January 09, 12:35pm

Re: pulled the trigger
Jimmer "They flights were designed as more of a fastpacking/ultra running pack,so the sporty "rally stripe" effect with the bright red and blue on white seems to suit them." ...

In GEAR » Experience with SMD Fusion 65?
January 09, 11:30am

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