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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.
Stay tuned for updates.
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StateCA

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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Re: Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
He figured he needed (X) amount of calories, mainly from bars. So twice an hour he stuffs a bar in his mouth, which he did the entire time. Those calories came in to weigh I think 16 pounds? T...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 12:36pm

Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
I think better than 50/50 but only if they finish. Jenn Shelton was 5 hours ahead of the record at Reds Meadow last year before she pulled the plug. I think there is too much emphasis on the ti...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 22, 11:39am

John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
Two amazing runners Krissy Moehl, and Jenn Shelton will going attempting the FKT (fastest known time) on the John Muir Trail Tomorrow. Here is some information for everyone if they would like t...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 21, 6:42pm

Re: Roses ? What Roses ? Rae Lakes Loop in a Day
Done the loop 7-8 times in a day. Coming from an elevation of zero makes Glen tough the last 1,500' or so. Here you have this headache (also from lack of sleep) and when you get to the top ...

In Post-Trip Reports » Roses ? What Roses ? Rae Lakes Loop in a Day
July 21, 3:23pm

Re: SHR
Hey Perter, Thanks, I've added a few things although only 3 ounces, it is still more than enough. I kind of dig the JMT as you can easily hike it legally without the bear can.

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra High Route next week!!!
July 20, 11:13pm

Re: King canyon august
Kevin, I did this same trip about 10 years ago. The loop itself is about 70 miles. I did it in the opposite direction. Your 5-7 days time seems right. I was not a SUL hiker back then and sta...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » King canyon august
July 18, 7:01pm

Re: Re: Sierra High Route next week!!!
Adam, yep, good french fries Thanks Justin, Jacket is fleece lined with a nylon shell. Does that count?

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra High Route next week!!!
July 17, 11:30pm

Sierra High Route next week!!!
Getting my gear sorted for the mayhem of the SHR. As usual, I am going at in (or at least trying) SUL style. In the eyes of most it is more like Stupid Light Style. Attempting to get from th...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Sierra High Route next week!!!
July 17, 10:37pm

Re: Re: Need a little help about the SHR (South)
Yes, yes, yes... Thank you Andrew.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Need a little help about the SHR (South)
July 17, 5:16pm

Need a little help about the SHR (South)
I've been a member forever. I will be doing the Sierra High Route later this month. I am looking to link up a "Southern Route" someone posted here about 6-8 years ago and cannot f...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Need a little help about the SHR (South)
July 17, 4:06pm

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