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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: GPS and The Brain
I usually always measure my distance out on runs and check the time for each miles. About 5 years ago i got it down to be accurate within 5 seconds. Got it from when I first started running dista...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » How do you calculate mileage?
January 29, 6:11pm

Re: Hexamid
I just figured out what I am going to do with Joe's Hex Tarp. Wedding Veil material is just about 0.2 oz/sqyd, comes in every color in the book and is cheap. I am going to use this for th...

In GEAR » Joe Valesko of Zpack's new 9oz tent
January 28, 7:10pm

Re: Custom eVent pullover?
So the eVent MLD has is 2.0 oz/sqyd. The TNF Hyvent DT is 2.1 oz/sqyd. TNF Jacket weight between 5.5-6 ounces. With these calculations you should be able to make a full zipp jacket with the ...

In GEAR » Custom eVent pullover?
January 27, 5:15pm

Re: Custom eVent pullover?
2003 Pearl izumi Allegro Jacket I love it so much I have 2 of them. I am a jacket junky... For eVent also own a heavier Lowe Alpine for skiing, the ID Pullover, and an eVent rain pant (? ma...

In GEAR » Custom eVent pullover?
January 27, 5:01pm

Re: Re: Re: Custom eVent pullover?
The other half of the problem with eVent fabric is the outer material of the shell, the nylon. The ID eVent Pullover uses 30d while I'm sure the ID Rain Jacket uses 20d. I have a biking j...

In GEAR » Custom eVent pullover?
January 27, 4:14pm

Re: BPL Improvements
I say yes to a room chat that you can create and yes to personal chat. It would be nice to get together a hole group of BPL'ers heading to one of the trips and you set up a chat room and tim...

In Chaff » BPL Improvements
January 27, 3:54pm

Re: Re: At what pack weight would you wear boots?
I wear mine a lot. Inov8 390 GTX...

In GEAR » At what pack weight would you wear boots?
January 25, 7:59pm

Re: Lightest Dry Sacks for very small items?
http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/stuff_sacks.shtml Zpacks This is about the best and lightest there is. Good price too.

In GEAR » Lightest Dry Sacks for very small items?
January 06, 10:20pm

Re: Joe Valesko of Zpack's new 9oz tent - agree with Franco
That would be a nice option to not have a full netted bottom. My option would be to have the floorless and the optional front door. It would probably come out to the same weight as the fully encl...

In GEAR » Joe Valesko of Zpack's new 9oz tent
December 30, 3:35pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: BPL Mother Ship
Ryan sick, Right, I'm sure Ryan calls in sick (ALL THE TIME)! Actually, I'm sure Ryan is only at work when he is sick and gone the rest of the time.

In Post-Trip Reports » BPL Mother Ship
December 29, 10:40pm

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