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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: sub 5 lb -does it really matter?
I don't think it's a question about the 5 pounds as it is what the extra does to your total pack weight Look at it this way. I go on a 200 mile hike with a 4.9 pound base. I can do thi...

In Philosophy & Technique » Sub 5 pound - does it really matter?
March 31, 6:44pm

Re: "To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket"
Art You didn't mention any examples about this either. You simply stated talking about something you saw about a this thread was sparked by reading numerous entries on this site suggestin...

In Philosophy & Technique » To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
March 27, 2:56pm

Re: Bummer but fixable
There was a dry year like last year that had snow until mid June. This is not last year! It could easily be a month ahead of having nothing on the passes this year. You need accumulation to ...

In GEAR » June JMT Q: Dirty Girls, Levagaiters or ?
March 26, 4:21pm

Re: Back in the days of moving fast....
Art If you would to ask something that was rhetorical, why did you put "To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket" as the name of your post?

In Philosophy & Technique » To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
March 26, 4:09pm

Re: To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
Since you are asking this question with "no rain expected", I will answer it with that in mind. I don't really care to bring a rain jacket. Why? I have been dumped on with 34* ...

In Philosophy & Technique » To Rain Jacket ... or ... Not to Rain Jacket
March 26, 11:14am

Re: Re: Wind shirts in use
You would have to make a robe out of M50 to = 5oz. Even with a 1/2oz zipper, that adds up to about 7 yards of fabric. Quilts with M50 have about 5oz of fabric in them.

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 25, 6:18pm

Re: Re: My "wind shirt" rant...
I have a homemade 2.2oz M90 windshirt. It breathes well enough to wear over my base layer and does an amazing job at holding my body heat in without breaking me out in a sweat. I'm sorry,...

In Multiple Use Gear » My "wind shirt" rant...
March 24, 9:14pm

Re: Re: Old ideas
Wool sweater is not overly heavy. I would do almost anything to save just one ounce. That's 1 ounce I don't have to carry for over 2600 miles. So we are not questioning your gear, we are...

In Gear Lists » SirTonka's 2015 PCT Gear List
March 17, 7:26pm

Re: Re: Re: Close but no banana
Once I get my Zelphs 2 cup Fosters Pot I'll be close at 1.2 ounces. Still, I really like this setup. . .

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » 1 oz, Durable* Cook kit
March 16, 5:00pm

Re: Never mind....
Can't wait to see some pictures. I've sewn M50 the wrong way as black is horribly difficult to tell which is which. Ayce puts a tag on it when you get it but that doesn't last. The...

In Make Your Own Gear » Did I actually mess up?
March 15, 12:25pm

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