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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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Michael Popov's JMT Attempt Videos
Here are the videos I took of Michael while helping him out. The links below are listed in order. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ul83DmoTaQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulu_5jK1sf8 ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Michael Popov's JMT Attempt Videos
August 13, 11:39pm

Re: JMT Record Pace and Carbs v.s. Fats
Only 3 mph. That's on the most rock laden trail in the U.S. You have to think about were you are going to place your foot on almost evry single step. This takes a huge toll on the over-all s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT Record Pace and Carbs v.s. Fats
August 13, 2:14pm

Re: Re: EXCLUSIVE! Race Report: 2009 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
Andrew, That was some excelent video you gave us. Congradulations on your victory. Just finishing seemed to be a victory in itself, but what a job keeping up with Bobby and Chris for the first t...

In Editor's Roundtable » EXCLUSIVE! Race Report: 2009 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
August 11, 10:20pm

Re: Storm Dragon
Hey Brett, Have you read my story on the JMT Unsupported about the use of the Storm Dragons on the trail? I had a huge round black deep bruise on each foot in that location when I got off the tra...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 11, 5:16pm

Re: classic jmt
Hey Dave, I understand what you are saying. I have been directly involved in a few newscasts where I was a first hand witness to everything that happened. When I watched the news about both la...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 11, 3:24pm

Re: NoBo or SoBo
Peter, Thank you for the insight.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 10, 6:22pm

Re: Re: Re: JMT pictures
Peter, This is just my two cents. I would just like to see some type of conformity on the matter. I really don't fell the need for a N-S and S-N record. When ever you do see anything on the...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 10, 5:27pm

Re: JMT pictures
I agree that if there only a small handful of people who really want anything to do with or have the input that counts, then it is only those peoples opinions that matter. In retrospect to the p...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 10, 1:16am

Re: Using 1/8'' Closed Cell Foam as a groundcloth?
I pretty much always use a 1/8" pad. You will also want to use the Poly ground cloth. They are so much stronger than painters drop cloth. The 20" wide pad just isn't wide enough ...

In GEAR » Using 1/8'' Closed Cell Foam as a groundcloth?
August 09, 12:17pm

Re: Re: 37 Oz Packs Not Allowed
If I was going to carry 28 pounds on my back, I may want to use a 27 ounce pack as well. When I look at the list posted, I can only think, that I don't take 1/3 of the extra just weight that i...

In Gear Lists » Beartooth Wilderness 6-day list
August 09, 12:10pm

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