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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: Pretty dumb metric
What's the difference in just dividing it the other way? This system you mention did not include a lighting system. If you use a mini bic, that puts you at 15.8%. Thanks for sharing. Bu...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
February 20, 9:16am

Re: Overall use
Well, the bigger the pot/can is the better ratio of weight you "can" get, This is not really about what you do with the pot, but more about your pot set up. There are some people who ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
February 20, 8:38am

Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
My cook set up is not the best. You could put it in the SUL category, but it is nowhere near that of can stove system. However, I like to have a pot big enough to reheat a meal and make a cup o...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Whats your SUL Cook Set-Up Grams/Milliliter %
February 19, 9:53pm

Re: Temp rating
For the temp you want an the amount of down, the EE Acomplice seems to be closer to what you are after? 3 ounces more down with the 20*. It's also a better size and takes care of the draft ...

In GEAR » Temp rating for two person quilt for sierras
February 19, 6:16pm

Re: Cutting it too light, well not yet!
Getting out to do the do the JMT again this summer, my past starting pack weight has been between 15-17 pounds. This year I'm working on a 13 pound pack weight. A little faster and even les...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cutting it too light
February 18, 4:58pm

I would rather see SD keep up the on the lighter tents than go into the market that takes away from makers of SMD or TarpTent. Seeing as 90% or more hikers still carry a heavy tent while camping...

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 18, 4:15pm

Re: JMT Permit Applications - Getting No Response
They are probably just converting everything to the "new way", and taking their own time doing it.

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Permit Applications - Getting No Response
February 17, 8:02pm

Re: Re: "Gear weight vs safety and preparedness"
"How many more are going to paraphrase one another here ? Unless you are adding something new you are just one more rubbing it in. How much fun can that be really." This is the exact...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 17, 7:58pm

Re: Re: Is it a low snow enough year for a late May trip above tree line in the sierras?
If you want to hit passes, you may want to use ones that will at least have some traffic going through by then. Pretty much all the JMT passes have been hiked over by then on a low snow season. ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Is it a low snow enough year for a late May trip above tree line in the sierras?
February 14, 2:54pm

Re: White Rock Lakes
Usually if the view is to be important, it's because I'm specifically hiking to that location for the view.

In Philosophy & Technique » how much of a concern is the camp view to you?
February 12, 12:12pm

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