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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: PM sent
For anyone interested in the X-pillow, it becomes very comfortable with something as simple as a t-shirt thrown on top to fill some of the x-divits.

In Gear Swap » FS: EE Hoodlum, Klymit Pillow X, Simblissity LevaGaiter, Zpacks Stuff sack
May 17, 4:17pm

Re: TCT
I've done this very similar route but running. Took the last ferry in and caught the first ferry out the next morning.

In Post-Trip Reports » SUL Thru-Hiking the Trans Catalina Trail
May 17, 2:26am

Re: Nobul1
Just stick with the Argon then. Argon compared to most of the other down proof fabrics is very soft. I don't consider Nobul1 down proof but it does breath like crazy and is a little softer ...

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 16, 1:13pm

Re: OK here we go!
Nobul1 is much softer for a liner.

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 16, 2:48am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Warms the cockles of my heart
Willie Good point. I would just rather use the 4 grams due to less smell from them due to the way they are packaged. Plus the whole point is to get it to boil with two 4-gram esbits. Bob...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
May 15, 4:14pm

Re: Re: Warms the cockles of my heart
All wee need now is to find someone with a smaller Caldera Cone system that can get 2 cups of water to boil from a two 4-gram BGET style burner. They can go against all other systems to figure o...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
May 15, 3:01pm

Re: Re: Lining
Ahh, that jacket. I use it all the time. NOT.. That jacket was only a mid layer so it wasn't very user friendly. I would start with a Montbell Tachyon wind jacket. If not a Montbel...

In Make Your Own Gear » My crazy ultralight insulated jacket idea
May 15, 12:12pm

Re: Fun with dog, Not the JMT
The downloaded map doesn't look good so here's a hand drawn version. Starting at Lake Edison, it will do a counter clockwise figure 8. .

In Pre-Trip Planning » Fun with dog, Not the JMT
May 14, 2:00pm

Re: 4g Esbit Testing
Any reason why you used the sizing with the esbit flat instead of on it's narrow sides together? Seems like that may get a better burn from it? I to will be making the same set-up as you wi...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
May 13, 6:43pm

Fun with dog, Not the JMT
While I love the JMT and really want to get back on the trail and do it again, I had a few issues. The biggest being that I have 3 dogs and they give my wife the hardest time when I leave them alo...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Fun with dog, Not the JMT
May 13, 6:21pm

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