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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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2 Marmot Sleeping Bags for Sale
I have 2 Marmot Sleeping Bags for sale. 1st I have a Marmot Col EQ -20 Yours for $310 Shipped. It's a Reg 63" girth and rated for someone up to 6' 3" Has less than 10 ni...

In Gear Swap » 2 Marmot Sleeping Bags for Sale
September 27, 9:57pm

Re: WTB: -40 Down Bag.

In Gear Swap » WTB: -40 Down Bag.
September 26, 6:28pm

Re: Re: Re: JMT speed records - a question of style
It would be much easier going SUL and pushing a sub 7 day time on the JMT than it would with a huge pack making 10 miles a day for 22 days. A little more of a push is just a long adventure run. ...

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
September 26, 4:41pm

Re: Re: UL at 0° F? Definitely!
The one thing that I would have a hard time doing with a sub 10 (because I don't have much experience in those temps) is needing a fully enclosed shelter. Temps are much warmer at night when i...

In Winter Hiking » UL at 0° F?
September 24, 11:04pm

Re: Re: Re: SMD Flight 40
Iv'e posted 2 different reviews on the SmD website and they won't post them. I guess when you own the company you can be bias toward what is and is not posted as far as reviews go. I th...

In GEAR » SMD Flight 40 torso size & experiences?
September 16, 9:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
Hey Tony, With my SMD Flight 40, I can easily adjust the shoulder straps to not have any weight on my shoulders. The hipblet fits so well and rigidity is pretty good. With a Fusion, you ge...

In GEAR » Backpack Options for Injured Shoulder: Lumbar Packs or Luxurylite Pack???
September 16, 1:14pm

Re: so...
So explain how you want to drop weight while carrying 37 ounces of extra base weight clothing? Most people who are in the SUL category already know what clothing is "necessary". This ...

In GEAR » Total luxury XUL (SUL) is now possible
September 16, 12:46pm

Re: Total luxury XUL (SUL) is now possible
Alright Gary, You want to save some weight. Well I can be very blunt on how to. First of all, you are failing in the warmth category. You have all of this to keep you warm: Tachyon Hoody...

In GEAR » Total luxury XUL (SUL) is now possible
September 16, 12:33pm

Re: Black Bears and Your Food in Bear Country
"The more we all store our food in hard containers or in a manner approved by the respective land agency, the more the number of bear-human encounters decrease." As far as the Sierra...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
September 14, 1:47pm

Re: John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
Fast packing is very new still. Although going unsupported has been around for a long time, people have just been using backpacks in the past. Even now, there are only 3-4 specifically designed...

In Philosophy & Technique » John Muir Trail speed records - a question of style
September 10, 6:03pm

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