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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: Re: Re: Re: Fusion 65 for Blaze?
I love the Flight 40. I've only loaded it up for a short hike once, but have loaded it up to what my max weight will be a few times just to try it out. My max weight I'll ever have in t...

In GEAR » How does my backpack fit? (Pics inside)
June 16, 1:01pm

Re: How to stop toenail loss?
I would love to have your problem. On longer distance hikes/ runs, my butt chafes like crazy and hurts every step. A lot of times the reason you may loose your nails is just from the top of y...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How to stop toenail loss?
June 15, 1:37pm

New Rustoleum Outdoor Fabric Water Repellent Treatment
So Rustoleum came out with "Never Wet" last year and it was test here without much success. 1

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » New Rustoleum Outdoor Fabric Water Repellent Treatment
June 14, 12:51pm

Re: Re: Fusion 65 for Blaze?
I have tried on both Fusion packs. I have a broken left clavicle and that side shoulder pad dug into my neck. If not for the clavicle, I think I would like the pads being that wide; however I not...

In GEAR » How does my backpack fit? (Pics inside)
June 12, 10:29am

Re: Some dubt
Do a combo of both and you cannot fail. I use 1" gorilla glue tape with a nylon washer. There no possible way that the tie-out will break.

In Make Your Own Gear » Polycro Tarp Tested!
June 06, 10:42am

Re: Crampons & Trekking Poles
Thing is, north of Yosemite all the way up in northern California got those 2 huge dumps and another 2 or 3 good snow sessions late in the season. Everywhere south has almost nothing left. Here...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Leaving for a section hike on the PCT/JMT soon and feeling nervous
June 03, 8:17pm

Re: gimme gimme
"A sub 1# ,7 days of food bear canister." I'm sure someone could take and Ursack like soft bag and incorporate a hard screw on top. Think that's the only way to get to 1#. ...

In GEAR » What do the people WANT!?
June 03, 3:34pm

Re: Re: 5'6" WM bags, really that much of a difference?
My wife has a 5' 6" Helium. I am 5' 11" and I can fit in it. Both my toes and head push against the fabric but I can still sleep comfy inside it (barley). 5' 7" wo...

In GEAR » 5'6" WM bags, really that much of a difference?
June 02, 12:11pm

Re: CW I guess
You have a total of 58 miles. The Rae Lakes Loop is 42 miles and Forrester another 8 (each way) This adds up to 58. The route you are going will have some additional miles going over the dif...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae lakes loop 6-11
May 29, 2:15pm

Re: Re: June 22
2 of us doing this in a day going CCW. Should be obvious with our tiny running pack on.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae lakes loop 6-11
May 29, 12:30pm

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