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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: 4 person family Tent
Scott, Nice work. So what type of glue did you use? The one thing I would do is make a stake out in the middle of each side, (where the seams are) so it doesn't flap in the wind. Love t...

In Make Your Own Gear » 4 person family Tent
July 08, 7:20pm

Need help on the JMT
Hello everyone, I know a lot of people have heard about Michael Popov's attempt to break the John Muir Trial Record (Supported) this year. It turns out that he may not be able to do the a...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Need help on the JMT
July 05, 10:51am

TRT-Unsupported/ Uncompleted
Hey everyone, Just got back from Tahoe. I ended up stopping after 25 hours. I will be going back up again later this year for another attempt. I'll probably need to beat a time by then? ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
July 02, 9:08pm

Re: Re: TRT-Unsupported
Thank you everyone, I think when you get older, your just doesn't take the input as well of your body telling you you can't do that. More than likely because of other experiences that w...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
June 26, 7:40am

Re: TRT-Unsupported
Thank you, So the tighty whities won't be in the pack, so I guess putting them on will be a change of gear and be considered support, canceling out my attempt? Just kidding. I bought a 3 p...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
June 25, 5:35pm

Re: re: Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
Well, I'll be on my way tomorrow, Friday. I have updated my list. I have included my micro-spikes. I think there will be enough snow that if I don't take them, it will slow me down. ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
June 25, 2:45pm

Re: Who's hiking the JMT this year?
I'll be up there for a few days from Aug 3rd to Aug 6th helping and pacing Michael Popov as he goes for the supported record. Last year was a bad year for him but this year will be an absolu...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Who's hiking the JMT this year?
June 24, 9:19pm

Re: Bay Area June BPL HIke
Hey Ken, I just had to work this weekend... So what temp was a little chilly at night? How many people total? I'll be up there next weekend. I'll give you guys a report on the actual...

In Post-Trip Reports » Bay Area June BPL HIke
June 21, 6:32pm

Re: Tahoe temps
So has any one been up in the higher elevations lately? I am trying to decide if bring a pair of micro-spikes would be worth it?

In Post-Trip Reports » who was asking about Desolation snow levels?
June 18, 11:46pm

Re: Re: Tarp for JMT
You have to remember that there is good shelter from the wind below the tree-line. If you plan on spending you nights above 10,000' then maybe the tent is a beter option.

In GEAR » tent for JMT
June 16, 5:40pm

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