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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: Temp rating
For the temp you want an the amount of down, the EE Acomplice seems to be closer to what you are after? 3 ounces more down with the 20*. It's also a better size and takes care of the draft ...

In GEAR » Temp rating for two person quilt for sierras
February 19, 6:16pm

Re: Cutting it too light, well not yet!
Getting out to do the do the JMT again this summer, my past starting pack weight has been between 15-17 pounds. This year I'm working on a 13 pound pack weight. A little faster and even les...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Cutting it too light
February 18, 4:58pm

Re: BPL
I would rather see SD keep up the on the lighter tents than go into the market that takes away from makers of SMD or TarpTent. Seeing as 90% or more hikers still carry a heavy tent while camping...

In GEAR » Skurka and Sierra Designs team up for gear
February 18, 4:15pm

Re: JMT Permit Applications - Getting No Response
They are probably just converting everything to the "new way", and taking their own time doing it.

In Pre-Trip Planning » JMT Permit Applications - Getting No Response
February 17, 8:02pm

Re: Re: "Gear weight vs safety and preparedness"
"How many more are going to paraphrase one another here ? Unless you are adding something new you are just one more rubbing it in. How much fun can that be really." This is the exact...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Gear weight vs safety and preparedness
February 17, 7:58pm

Re: Re: Is it a low snow enough year for a late May trip above tree line in the sierras?
If you want to hit passes, you may want to use ones that will at least have some traffic going through by then. Pretty much all the JMT passes have been hiked over by then on a low snow season. ...

In Pre-Trip Planning » Is it a low snow enough year for a late May trip above tree line in the sierras?
February 14, 2:54pm

Re: White Rock Lakes
Usually if the view is to be important, it's because I'm specifically hiking to that location for the view.

In Philosophy & Technique » how much of a concern is the camp view to you?
February 12, 12:12pm

Re: Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
I don't know where you get the 16% increase in insulation? Is it from the average high to the low? If so, then there is double the low with the vertical stitching. To be honest, I see "...

In GEAR » Montbell Ex Light Anorak- A Contrarian View
February 10, 3:56pm

Re: Re: Your recipe?
This one has both chocolate protein and chocolate chips. The protein powder is what turned it the chocolate color. . This bar contains: 2-tspn Agave 5 sweetener (put in at the end) 1/4 p...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » (Trail) Shelf Life of Homemade Energy/Protein Bars
February 10, 2:31pm

Re: Raw Bars
Almond meal is just ground up almonds so it is much dryer. The almond butter would make the bars much stickier. Not that that's all that bad, you would just need to put it in after you've...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » (Trail) Shelf Life of Homemade Energy/Protein Bars
February 10, 2:03am

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