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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: Bay Area GGG Host
The easiest way around this and to have a GGG7 was for someone to do the following. Book the Madrone Group Camping spot (50 people) for Friday and Saturday. Location of Madrone in at Samuel P. ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Bay Area GGG Host
November 02, 2:01pm

Re: Re: Blisters
Peter Here's what took me out of Barkley. There was a 2nd one the same size on the ball of that foot. . This was not a top layer blister that could just be popped and away we go. T...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 25, 12:03pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.@ Aaron
I only said that Trail Runners know nothing about fastpacking. I'm not speaking on behalf of the creators of these packs. Of course they are also trial runners, but they represent .001% of ev...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 24, 9:19pm

Re: Re: Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.@ Aaron
Peter I had Brett's JMT splits and was trying like hell to chase them down. Trust me, he ran plenty. When I say ran, I mean a speed of having both feet off the ground at any time. I'...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 24, 7:47pm

Re: UD FP20
Peter, I read the the comparison. I honestly think the need for a hip belt starts at around 12-14 pounds. 20 pounds is just fine while "hiking", but it's a killer for moving an...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 23, 10:57pm

Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
Just posted this on my Facebook page. Thought a few of you might get a good kick on this site. https://www.facebook.com/aaron.sorensen.9/posts/968368473178379 Ultra Runners know nothing ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultra Runners know nothing about Fastpacking.
October 23, 8:20pm

Re: Re:
I've done a trip to the top of Mt Brewer on the last weekend of Oct. It was a very warm weekend and saw zero people the entire trip. First night at 10,800' was 25F and second night on t...

In GEAR » Gear for John Muir Trail next week
October 21, 11:59pm

Re: Re: A different approach, and why others don't do this?
Wow, I wrote this a little bit tipsy last night and I guess ranted on something I don't really remember much of today. Also posting this in the SUL forum, I guess I just thought no one wou...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » A different approach, and why others don't do this?
October 21, 11:40pm

A different approach, and why others don't do this?
After 10 years of backpacking, fastpacking and doing some serious milage in the sierra's, I've seemed to take a different approach to gear than what I've seen by anyone else. I am ju...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » A different approach, and why others don't do this?
October 20, 10:54pm

Re: Re: What do you do in the woods...
I think to all of these encounters, I would just approach the person acting friendly and in a way that I have no idea that what they're doing is wrong. Once I get their interest in the convers...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do in the woods...
October 17, 12:48pm

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