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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
StateCA

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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Layer question for early Sept JMT -- is fleece enough or do I need to go puffy?
Jim, I've used less than you on the JMT in early Sept but I went to sleep as soon as I stopped. There was no sitting around in the cold for an hour or more. The only way I could see this...

In Gear Lists » Layer question for early Sept JMT -- is fleece enough or do I need to go puffy?
April 17, 12:40pm

Re: Re: We're a tough crowd alright.
My Cuben fiber tent weighs 14 oz, but most can't afford it. Yeah right. These tents cost the same as most CF Tents.' What, do people think they are getting more for their money because...

In Editor's Roundtable » Top Ultralight Tent Review
April 17, 12:03pm

Re: Argon silnylon - Detailed Analysis Report
I'm digging it. Well see how it does in the real world. Thanks... 1

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon silnylon
April 14, 9:28pm

Re: Re: "Argon silnylon"
Just finished my shelter. I thought it would weigh 10-12 ounces but because I am not using any tape it's even lighter than my polycro one. Love this stuff.

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon silnylon
April 13, 9:09pm

Re: Re: GGG/SOCAL
Those guys and gals are cliffed over L.A. with cell reception. They can have live feed from the GGG if they want to. Was there last night until this morning. Lots of peeps showing up when I le...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » GGG in Southern CA
April 12, 4:23pm

Re: All yours William
SOLD TO WILLIAM William, Got it. Sent you pics as well. Rick, Thanks

In GEAR » Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
April 07, 5:06pm

Re: Re: Re: Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
Rick I did not post this for sale. It's for you and only you. But, if you don't want it, then it's up for grabs.

In GEAR » Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
April 07, 12:58pm

Re: Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
Hey Rick, I have what you are looking for. Total weight - 14 oz, Apex 2.5 with M50 outer Nobul2 inner and a little M90 for strength on the foot area (made for keeping shoes on). There is ev...

In GEAR » Summer (~45f) synthetic quilt. Any great options before I MYOG?
April 06, 8:36pm

Re: Popular (cottage) Backpacks - Spreadsheet Details
John, You should add a cubic inch per ounce bracket. It seems to be what some people look for, more than ounce per dollar anyway. Nice sheet..

In GEAR » Popular (cottage) Backpacks - Spreadsheet Details
April 06, 10:58am

Re: Re: Argon silnylon
Just picked up 5 yards of this to make a shelter simlar to my Polycro shelter. Just making it a little longer to fit my pack in the bottom and my dogs to be able to fit with me. The Polycro onl...

In Make Your Own Gear » Argon silnylon
April 05, 2:13pm

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 http://www.amondotech.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=874 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