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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.
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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Re: Re: Esbit burner testing
The rolled top holds that handle very well and only adds .2oz.

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
June 02, 10:11pm

Re: Re: Re: re: Esbit burner testing
Sorry Dan, but video's of water boiling are the most boring thing in the world. Not going to do it. The bottom of the pot is 1.75" off the ground and the bottom of the cube is at 1/4&quo...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
June 02, 7:17pm

Re: Re: Re: Some pictures
That's a 14 gram snapped in half.

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
June 02, 2:02pm

Re: Some pictures
Jameson Here you go. Snow Peak Titanium Bowl with added handle. This is total weight of everything. . Size comparison. . It's nice that because of the angle of the pot, there is no ext...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
June 02, 1:56pm

Re: Eureka For Aaron
It will boil tap water for 5 minutes. 2 cups of ice cold, no problem. Fill it to the brim (20oz) and it barely boils tap water. It wouldn't boil 18 ounces of ice cold water (without the lid)...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
June 01, 11:16am

Re: Quantifying ESBIT stove efficiency
"So, I think I've found that "sweet spot" of ESBIT efficiency. PULEEZE post here if you've found anything that improves upon my setup." Eric Just to let you kn...

In GEAR » Esbit burner testing
May 31, 12:11pm

Re: What date?
On a plus side, Bishop had it's rainiest ever month of May. That rain was snow in the higher elevations.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Water conditions on the JMT this year
May 31, 12:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Thanks and a **new question**
She mentioned 2.5" of loft but no temps? I've done 2" of loft in a 15 ounce quilt in 35* and shivered all night. Worst night of sleep I've ever had in the back country.

In Make Your Own Gear » How Much Down for a Quilt?
May 27, 4:59pm

Re: Re: Thanks and a **new question**
Since you never mentioned what temps you are looking for, we aren't able to give you a good answer. As far as what Jerry just posted with the 13.6 ounces of down, it would make a nice warm 3...

In Make Your Own Gear » How Much Down for a Quilt?
May 27, 3:18pm

Re: Tehipite Valley
If departing via Roads End, this is what I would actually do. . .

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Best one-week hike in California
May 23, 12:32pm

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 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