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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: Re: 12.8 oz down parka w/ 7oz of fill
I've got a homemade 8.5 ounce hooded parka with boxed baffles in the body and 5 ounces of down. So mine has 3.5oz of fabric vs this one with 5.8 Mine doesn't have pockets, but another 2...

In GEAR » 12.8 oz down parka w/ 7oz of fill
November 25, 10:29pm

Re: RE: Re: JMT 2015: Preparing Way Too Early
Planning on an unsupported JMT trip next year. Already planning as well. It's never too early. Here's what I'm pondering for my sleep and clothing list. Quilt 19oz Pad 8.1oz ...

In Gear Lists » JMT 2015: Preparing Way Too Early
November 25, 7:24pm

Re: Foot elevation
Nice design I would close the foot end. You will have plenty of ventilation from the sides. Putting the foot end into the wind will be able to help battle the wind a little better, (and rain...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 3 yard shelter challenge
November 24, 12:05pm

Re: Extra height
You would either need size 20 feet or be over 6' 5" before you were too tall for this. The whole thing with the 4 yards is being able to make this economically. 4 yards times $26 is wo...

In Make Your Own Gear » What to do with 4 ounces of .51 Cuben...MYOG Tarp
November 22, 12:03pm

Re: Re: What to do with 4 ounces of .51 Cuben...MYOG Tarp
Did a quick mock up of what the tarp would look like and see just how roomy it would be. Had a few older GG large ground cloths that I ended up using. Tons of room. I am laying down in the...

In Make Your Own Gear » What to do with 4 ounces of .51 Cuben...MYOG Tarp
November 21, 7:35pm

Re: 10-20% off at Enlightened Equipment
Talk about an early Black Friday Sale!!!

In Gear Deals » 10-20% off at Enlightened Equipment
November 21, 12:59pm

Re: Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
For the past 10 years or so, when I come across a mean looking or growling and or barking dog, I just get down to there level and baby talk them. Come here, good boy, and so on. Before I starte...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 11:03am

Re: Re: Re: Re: The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
I like how "backpacking light" allows you to be free explore more and expand your possibilities. Once you achieve UL status it means the weight taken off your back lets you take less bre...

In Editor's Roundtable » The Range of Light: Fastpacking the John Muir Trail in Under a Week
November 20, 10:40am

Re: Hunting Sleeping Bag
An easy way to sew this all together would be to sandwich 2 pieces of 5 ounce Climashield inside Insultex (from DYI Gear Supply). You would just need to sew the 2 pieces of Insultex together and...

In Make Your Own Gear » Hunting Sleeping Bag
November 18, 9:40pm

Re: Can I beat the MB frost line parka ? YES You Can
A GooseFeet Down Parka will blow away the MB Frost Line Parka. Here's one with 7.1 ounces of down that weighs 12.4 ounces. Can't beat the price for what you get either. http://www.gu...

In GEAR » Can I beat the MB frost line parka ?
November 18, 11:29am

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