BPL Community Profile

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

You cannot send this user a personal message (PM) because they have not specified a PM email address yet.

All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

Showing 61 - 70 of 1327 | Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 ...133
 

Post

Forum » Thread

Re: baffles/down
Vertical baffles are the way to go.

In Make Your Own Gear » Quick question on quilt making
August 09, 3:00pm

Re: baffles
Sewing where it says "sewn together" would create its own raised baffle.

In Make Your Own Gear » Quick question on quilt making
August 05, 10:09pm

Re: Quick question on quilt making
This is so not necessary and would take so much time for aesthetic purposes only. If this is a deal breaker and a must, you can just add a full baffle length wise on both sides and sew it to mak...

In Make Your Own Gear » Quick question on quilt making
August 05, 9:46pm

Marmot Pounder $65 shipped
I have a Marmot Pounder I have used for 2 nights. I added a layer of 2.5 climashield in it to make it much warmer. There is probably 60 gram insulation on the top and bottom and now the top is ...

In Gear Swap » Marmot Pounder $65 shipped
August 04, 1:07pm

Re: FS: Golite Z30 Quilt Long Wide 850 down
May want to talk to username LH I'd like to get another 10 degrees of warmth from my system. I'd probably grab the GoLite if it were in stock. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-...

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Z30 Quilt Long Wide 850 down
July 31, 7:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Critique my sleeping bag choices
There's a GoLite on sale here, Long-Wide New model http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=93772&skip_to_post=797026#797026

In GEAR » Critique my sleeping bag choices
July 31, 7:02pm

Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
Ralph, Here are a few things I can clarify. I know Brett. He is an animal. His wife was telling me at Barkley that during the entire time he sweats profusely. This means he can move just under...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 30, 10:37pm

Re: Re: John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
Hey Adam, Every attempt since (I think Brian Robinson) has gone bellow HWY 120. The new maps even routes you this way. It's just the signs that have not changed. As of now, we can say, ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 30, 10:47am

Re: Re: Darcy FKT attempt
I got to Tuolumne last year (120 was closed to Yosemite from the fire) in 6 days and 6 hours. That was spending 19 hours at Reds Meadow and getting 6 1/2 hours sleep the next. I had to slow dow...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 29, 9:00pm

Re: Re: Splits
They are 30 minutes behind Brett's time to Muir Pass. I think Hal and Mike may still have been virtually ahead of Brett at the time, but not for long. So Brett got 6 hours sleep and the lad...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » John Muir Trail Record Attempt 22-July
July 23, 9:38pm

All Reader Reviews by Aaron Sorensen

Showing 1 - 5 of 5 | Page: 1
 

Review

Category

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