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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

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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Not nearly STUPID enough! Sub 1oz Pack?
In my years of SUL myog and many stupid light trips, I have come to a conclusion. I am not nearly stupid enough yet. My job for now only allows overnight trips without taking unnecessary time o...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Not nearly STUPID enough! Sub 1oz Pack?
April 21, 7:48pm

Re: Tempting
I would really like to see a 2X 4 gram version for the 600ml and under folks.

In Gear Deals » Brian Green Esbit Tray BGET
April 19, 2:13pm

Re: 4mph
I'm not talking about just maintaining 4mph but averaging it through the entire downhill sections. I know, I was out there trying to run down Brett's record. Yes, they were running. So...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 19, 1:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Fastpacking
Ito, Peter, and Art, Wow. I think the 3 posts above this really do sum it up much better than the way I defined it. Thanks.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 19, 11:58am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Fastpacking
I attempted the JMT record going supported (and blew up on day 1) after Brett got it. I was trying to keep up with his times from Forrester to Glen and was moving going down. By the time I got to...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 19, 3:59am

Re: Fastpacking
Yay Thanks Peter I'm glad someone agrees with me. You can read my replies on the irunfar site. Would like to know what you think about my definition of it?

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » All You Need to Know About Fastpacking
April 17, 3:40pm

Re: Re: Re: A quilt like this?
I have a 10.9 ounce homemade version if you're interested. M50 with 6.5 ounces of 850 down. I added 1.1 ounces of down to it from when it was first made.

In GEAR » A quilt like this?
April 16, 3:51pm

Re: Re: Re: measured loft
Yes, that was before I learned that eating a good 1200+ calories before going to sleep helps immensely. I'm pretty sure I was feeling crapy that night with my 30 pound load and just wanted to ...

In GEAR » Katabatic Gear Quilt advice
April 15, 1:26pm

Re: JB Weld
I looked up a little more info on this and decided to go for it. Came out to be 21 grams with the ability to boil 15 ounces. Entire cook system with mini bic (not pictured) is 1.7 ounces. ...

In GEAR » JB Weld
April 14, 9:21pm

Re: measured loft
Mike M I remember my very first solo trip after moving back to California. I was nowhere near SUL and must have used a 12-14 pound base. I was however a BPL member already. I saw this graph...

In GEAR » Katabatic Gear Quilt advice
April 14, 8:27pm

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