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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: Exos 48 or 58 for woman?
I tried the 58 on for the first time yesterday. I was very impressed. Most air-pad packs hit your tailbone really bad where everything comes together on the bottom of the pack. The Exos is ver...

In GEAR » Exos 48 or 58 for woman?
March 23, 12:13pm

Re: WTB: EE Enigma
I saw this and was like "OMG" this is the first Enigma I've seen for sale. And here you want on. Good luck, but then some may have bought the Wide before the extra wide came out, ...

In Gear Swap » WTB: EE Enigma
March 22, 11:33am

Re: anyone tried a polycro trailstar?
Ben, Check out George Tate's "Poor Mans Tarp" http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=88950&skip_to_post=757801#757...

In Make Your Own Gear » Polycro Tarp Tested!
March 20, 3:24pm

Re: WTB UL Tarp
You should look into a Borah Gear Tarp. Nice and light and the price is right. These tarps set up nice and taunt.

In Gear Swap » WTB UL Tarp
March 20, 12:47pm

Re: Extending my 3-season gear for snow camping
If your REI sub-kilo is roomy for you, adding a 750 fill 40 degree 14 ounce EE Enigma for less than $200 would add another 15-20 degrees of warmth to your current set-up. For my winter trips, I ...

In Winter Hiking » Extending my 3-season gear for snow camping
March 20, 12:34pm

Re: ?
It must be the 500. 450 doesn't have ridges.

In Gear Swap » ****FS BearVaultâ„¢ BV450/500****
March 20, 12:22pm

Re: At least one size bigger
Altra sizing is so vague throughout their line-up. I have never had a problem fitting in a size 11 in any shoe. I have a pair of Torin's and the size 11 is about 1/4 to 1/3 size shorter tha...

In GEAR » Altra Superior sizing
March 19, 12:20pm

Re: Re: Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
Art, I have been in this situation on the JMT. Trying to break the unsupported record, I was going North Bound coming down the Golden Staircase. It was about 1,500 feet below the top where it ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sleeping Wth Your Food in Black Bear Country
March 19, 12:01pm

Re: Re: Re:"What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why"
Okay, and this baby. Who wouldn't smile at 7.9 ounces?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why
March 17, 8:07pm

Re: Re:"What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why"
Not smiling yet, but soon. Smiling because I've tried it on and know just how good this pack is.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What ONE piece of gear makes you smile and why
March 17, 7:59pm

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