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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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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

Re: Re: Test Fabric source
Hey Gary, Can we send you in some fabric pieces to be tested? I would hate for you to have to buy a bunch and spend an unnecessary amount of money for what many of us have multiple of laying ...

In Make Your Own Gear » HH Meter V2 It Works !!!!!
May 10, 1:11pm

Re: RE: Similar question
Although light as possible may be what you're after, I would go with something that give at least a little wiggle room. I have a long 63" bag but only need a 59" regular. I can us...

In GEAR » 15 degree sleeping bag
May 06, 12:02pm

Re: Yes
All I've ever carried on the JMT was an 1/8" CCF torso pad. My reason behind this is only because I never sleep in campgrounds. You can always find ground that is soft enough that the pa...

In GEAR » Torso pad on JMT?
May 06, 11:51am

Re: JMT Clothing Question
Luck, It gets down right hot during the JMT during the day, then 30 minutes after the sun goes down (depending on elevation), the temperature drops like crazy. Hiking in running shorts in the...

In GEAR » JMT Clothing Question
May 05, 5:50pm

Re: Re: PCT Gear List & Backpack Advice!
Here's a really good 7.5 pound CDT list. http://andrewbentz.com/new-blog/2015/5/4/cdt-gear-list There is even a 1/2 pound or more that can easily be shaved off this. For instance, you ha...

In Gear Lists » PCT Gear List & Backpack Advice!
May 05, 5:31pm

Re: WTB: 20 Deg quilt or Bag for 5'4" wife
Just get what you want and what fits you. She doesn't like it,... SCORE!!!

In Gear Swap » WTB: 20 Deg quilt or Bag for 5'4" wife
May 04, 11:57am

Re: Wide/long 1/8" Evazote or CCF pads?
Here's a 40" X 80" In both thicknesses. http://www.foamorder.com/closed-cell-foam.html

In GEAR » Wide/long 1/8" Evazote or CCF pads?
May 03, 4:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Gear List: Goal of 10lb Base Weight
Eric, I've been making my own quilts for over 10 years now. I used to use graphs to go by temp range. Since I have been out enough, I know what I need for quilt fill to keep me warm. Se...

In Gear Lists » Gear List: Goal of 10lb Base Weight
May 03, 10:21am

Re: Re: Re: HH Testing
I know a few of these fabric mentioned have been tested. It would be great to see the lighter fabrics go head to head. Nobul2 Argon .67 Momentum 50 Phantom Ventum Then move to the lighte...

In Make Your Own Gear » Sharing the failures as well :) HH machine
May 02, 7:30pm

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