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Aaron Sorensen (awsorensen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South of Forester Pass
About Me Turning my hobby obsession into a part time job and maybe full time job.

I will be selling children's sleeping bags soon.
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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Re: Re: nobul2
I got my Argon fabric in. Argon is awsome fabric. I'm going for a box construction instead of sewn-thru. I figured with the 4.5-5 ounces I'm going to put in, a 1 1/4" baffle would...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Down Jacket
December 21, 6:44pm

Re: Rae Lakes from the East side
3 days is doable. If I were you, I would hike up to the flat spot that's about 600' below Glen Pass. You can get to the pass from there in about 30 minutes. There is nowhere to camp ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Rae Lakes from the East side
December 21, 6:17pm

Re: Re: Not os overwhelmed by the Golite Bitterroot
Seems the sewn thru squares inhibit the warmth a little more than it should, taking away from how warm a 5 ounce fill should be. I have the Roan Plateau and love it. Hood on it is still a littl...

In GEAR » Not os overwhelmed by the Golite Bitterroot
December 20, 2:31pm

Re: record attempt
Tim Hewitt’s did an unsupported Iditarod trek of 1000 miles last year. 110 pound pulk at the start. http://halfpastdone.com/2013/12/18/lesser-known-performances-of-the-year/

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Longest ultraight BP w/o replenishing?
December 19, 4:46pm

Re: Momentum 50 ?
I'm sure it will be back in stock soon. It is only sold from them. Send Ayce an eamil. He'll reply right back. Then let us know.

In Make Your Own Gear » Momentum 50 ?
December 17, 9:00pm

Re: Re: 6th Annual G.G.G. Events/Activities
I think the entire stove kit should be packed away in your backpack. Then, GO... That's how it's done in the real world.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » 6th Annual G.G.G. 1/24-26 2014
December 17, 8:17pm

Re: Re: nobul2
You and Jamie's M50 max pullover have inspired me. I just ordered some argon fabric to make a hooded full zip version. Pretty much the same amount of fill as yours but with 3/4 ounce or s...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Down Jacket
December 17, 6:48pm

Re: Re: "JMT section hike"
If you hike North Bound you will see 5 times more people.

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT section hike
December 17, 4:12pm

Re: Attention Enlightened Equipment Enigma quilt users!
Look at Greg's post 3/4 the way down for the way to search the old way. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=84394&skip_to_...

In GEAR » Attention Enlightened Equipment Enigma quilt users!
December 15, 5:37pm

Re: JMT Gear suggestions
Other then what Manfred said. Grooming could easily get down to 3 ounces. You can wash your hands in a stream every 5 minutes along the JMT, why so much soap? Water treatment. Only need it ...

In Gear Lists » JMT Late June 2014 gear list for 12 days hike southbound - from Happy isles to MTR - need overhaul ?
December 13, 6:15pm

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