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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

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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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How low in Temp can you go SUL?
So I am looking for other SUL's to list there SUL weight and what temperature it works for you. I have a list that works to about 40* but am looking for a way to get SUL to work down to 32* fo...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » How low in Temp can you go SUL?
October 13, 4:39pm

Re: Col.
I have my PM's up to date now.

In Gear Swap » Closet Cleaning
October 13, 3:14pm

Re: One Tent or two for a family of four
Why not get something like an MLD Supermid or Ti=Goat Vortex 6.5? 1 tent that they can stand up in and a cost of less than 2 tents seems to make much more sense. I know when I was that age, if ...

In GEAR » One Tent or two for a family of four
October 07, 1:33pm

Re: snow conditions souther sierra?
Here was Owens Valley on Oct 5th, before it got hot again. Yes I know this is the Sierra's. It's the original topic. I just hit reply on the subject. .

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » snow conditions souther sierra?
October 07, 12:37pm

Re: White Mountains
The only snow left in the southern portion is a dusting in the northern shadows above 12,000' This is from Leor over the weekend.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » snow conditions souther sierra?
October 06, 5:29pm

Re: vest
I really don't find that the baffle spacing is all that big. It's sewn thru so there really is nowhere for the down to go. I love Argon fabric as well. I made a down jacket with it and...

In GEAR » Borah Gear Down Jacket
October 06, 5:21pm

MYOG Packraft... or ...could this work?
Looking at the minimal rafts out there like Klymits LWD, it seems to me there is a possibility of a little different raft that could be had for less weight. I would think a raft with only a sing...

In Packrafting » MYOG Packraft... or ...could this work?
October 06, 12:26am

Re: Re: Headlamp Specs
I find that for running you want a good 60-100 lumens depending on the density of the area you are running in. For hiking at night, 30-50 works good enough. For camping you want something at ...

In GEAR » Headlamp Specs
October 05, 6:03pm

Re: Re: Closet Cleaning Bags Quilts Packs PRICE CUT!!!
Cut prices on all gear left. No extra paypal fees. These prices are with Free Shipping!!!

In Gear Swap » Closet Cleaning
October 04, 9:09pm

Re: Marmot Plasma bag / vertical (longitudinal) baffles... yea or nay?
I've only used the Plasma 30. I love the longitudinal baffles. They do a much better job from developing cold spots. I now only make quilts with longitudinal baffles. I think EE is also v...

In GEAR » Marmot Plasma bag / vertical (longitudinal) baffles... yea or nay?
October 04, 8:56pm

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