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Aaron Sorensen (awsorensen) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale South of Forester Pass
About Me Turning my hobby obsession into a part time job and maybe full time job.

I will be selling children's sleeping bags soon.
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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: when have you gone too light
Yeah, Yeah, I have done it twice as a day hike and twice over a nice (slow) 2 day "backpack" weekend trip. I would have the think that the largerest pack I've seen out there is ...

In Philosophy & Technique » When have you gone too light?
May 09, 7:33pm

Re: Re: When have you gone too light?
Hey Casey, The Rea lakes Loop is also exactly what I was refering to.

In Philosophy & Technique » When have you gone too light?
May 09, 7:05pm

Re: If your "pack" weighs 5 lbs, is it *really* backpacking?
((Thought to self when approaching yet another humungous backpack strapped to someone moving at a snails pace)), WOW, that's even a bigger pack than the last one I saw. Lets talk to the guy/...

In Philosophy & Technique » When have you gone too light?
May 09, 1:37pm

Re: Pitzips
You don't need pit zipps if the outter layer in the 20D nylon. It breaths sooo much better than the 30D. I've ran in pouring rain all day long and did not get a drop wet, (inside or out).

In GEAR » lightest eVent Jacket
April 22, 8:05pm

Re: Re: Sub 1 lb absolutely possible, what's the definition and parametrics
I've sure missed a lot on this subject. I regards to the difference of racing and hiking, you have to remember that doing the JMT Unsupported has even a more true sence of "backpacking ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sub 1 lb. XUL : Possible or BS?
April 17, 1:12pm

Re: Sub 1 lb. XUL : Possible or BS?
Wow! That's light. I carried about 2 1/2 lbs with a 1 lb pack. http://www.fresnobee.com/371/story/94820.html Click on the "More Info" graphic for the pic. The gear I actually...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Sub 1 lb. XUL : Possible or BS?
April 07, 6:50pm

Re: Re: eVent available colors?
If you go to the Event web site it list every manufacture that sells Event products.

In Chaff » eVent available colors?
March 28, 2:43pm

Re: eVent available colors?
Event is a single color. The color you are actually thinking about, (the outside) is the nylon shell.

In Chaff » eVent available colors?
March 20, 7:31pm

Re: Golite Utopia
Sorry to be a troll here, but if anyone has a Utopia 4, I would like to know how long one of the poles are. Replacing the poles with fibreplex ones would save about 9 ounces giving you a 44 ou...

In GEAR » Golite Utopia
March 20, 9:15am

Re: Lost Coast, Ca :?(
Any other weekend other than the one you have in mind.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Lost Coast, Ca
March 19, 8:15pm

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