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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: Re: Re: Re: Any good, light weight/thin, breathable & actually "wicking" nylon shirts out there?
No one has mention Rail Riders yet. Expensive, but exactly what you’re looking for.

In GEAR » Any good, light weight/thin, breathable & actually "wicking" nylon shirts out there?
May 02, 11:07am

Re: Synth as second layer
I would go for 3, 2 quilts and a bag. Get a 20* bag for her and 2- 40* quilts. Have both quilts fit you (unless she's taller) and 1 be wide enough for her to use as a bag with a full leng...

In GEAR » Sleeping Bag vs Bags - and temps for a multi-bag system in SouthEast US?
May 01, 5:20pm

Re: Re: Re: dropping wt
15-20#, now that's funny. This was posted on the SUL Thread. Ounces count!

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
April 28, 9:02pm

Re: dropping wt
Gotta love everyone’s cynicism about this. We need to re-do the question as "Creative way you dropped 1oz off your base weight"? I mean with a 4.5 pound base, taking 1 ounce off =...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » Creative way you dropped 1oz
April 27, 3:55pm

Re: Re: Re: summer sierra gear list
Justin, I would keep the down jacket. I really like your gear items. I just don't see why you need a beanie when your jacket has a hood? for water purification I use Katadyn Micropur P...

In Gear Lists » summer sierra gear list
April 27, 1:01pm

Re: thanks so much
Ito, I also do a lot of high mileage at higher elevations. If my primary forcus is mileage (and weight), okay, it always is, no if's. So I will just bring a strong 8 by 8 foot ground clo...

In GEAR » Bivy or Duomid for speed treks
April 27, 12:45pm

Re: summer sierra gear list
Okay, I'll chime in. First of all, it would be nice to have your list default to ounces instead of having to change everything over from grams. I have almost identical gear that you have ...

In Gear Lists » summer sierra gear list
April 27, 11:58am

Re: Fastpacks 2014
Hey Mike, You also have the Mountain Hardwear SummitRocket 30 I've tried it and would chose the SMD pack over it. Mountain Hardware does make some very comfortable packs in that 30 liter...

In GEAR » Fastpacks 2014
April 27, 10:12am

Re: 1st pack Finished
Finally made my first pack after all these years. Just finished adding the ridged insulated bottle holders. It added almost 3 ounces but works perfect. Total weight is 10.6 ounces. The tw...

In Make Your Own Gear » My 1st Pack Almost Done
April 26, 7:00pm

Re: EE Enigma 20
All Enigma's have shiftless baffles. It's the 2014 Revelation that went shiftless. "2014's have vertical baffles from neck to about the bottom foot where they're horizont...

In Gear Swap » FS: EE Enigma 20 850 DT
April 26, 10:47am

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