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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.
Stay tuned for updates.
CityBay Area
StateCA

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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Back to the Future-oops-Super Ultra Light
Hey Jeremy, I did this for the JMT and it worked, 212 miles. Although if you have to stop at night it gets mighty cold...

In Multiple Use Gear » Back to the Future-oops-Super Ultra Light
January 24, 10:28pm

Re: Why Are We Even Still Here?
Oh Bill, I have been whining and crying about this for years now and emailed and vented through Ryan sooooooo many times to have a SUL and Lighter page here. There is no way I can be on Ryan&...

In GEAR » Why Are We Even Still Here? was "A Very Thorough MYOG Site"
January 24, 4:47pm

Re: Snowshoe Trip
Hey Alan, Changing things now wouldn't really work since everything is trying to be set in stone for as long as possible so there are no new loops thrown in. You should maybe get a trip coo...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winter trip suggestions around within 4 hrs of bay area
January 24, 3:48pm

Re: Why Are We Even Still Here?
Bill, You are correct. It Eecks me too. I have pretty much looked at every single forum coversation for the past 4 years. There are a few clasics out there that I have no idea where they...

In GEAR » Why Are We Even Still Here? was "A Very Thorough MYOG Site"
January 24, 3:18pm

Re: Ti/Carbon Ice Axe - Revision 3
Hey Steven, I hate to say this, but. I would rather have the 3 oz version. The current strength, or least changing it to the ferrule Paul described is good enough for me. Adding 50% of th...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Walking Axe
January 24, 3:10pm

Re: not sure about quilts
Not anywhere near 11 oz for the 1.1 though. 1.1 has a DWR on it that takes it to about 1.35 oz per yard.

In Make Your Own Gear » Quilt or Bag
January 24, 11:19am

Re: My only issue
Sarah & Brian Sarah, I have an almost identical 1st aid kit as you, when I go out for more than a few days or out in the middle of nowhere. But if I am not doing the above, I may only carr...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Important Lesson's You've Learned the Hard Way
January 23, 7:30pm

Re: Yosemite Snowshoe
Hey everyone, So far I have got a definite from: 1. Josh 2. Possible 2 more 4. Michael S 6. Michael P 7. Anthony W 8. Roger A 9. Me I have a should be going from: 1. Dylan T 2. Mic...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Winter trip suggestions around within 4 hrs of bay area
January 23, 11:39am

Re: Axe load tests
Steve, At least it works as expected and broke down the middle of the shaft. Is there any way a built up 1/4" or so line could be done going down the length of the shaft at the location wher...

In Make Your Own Gear » DIY Walking Axe
January 20, 6:57pm

Re: My only issue
So where does the issue of a "twisted ankle" have any need for 1st aid gear? Treatment is 2 sticks and a jacket or 2 shirts, then 2 sticks as crutches for aid of walking. You can even...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Important Lesson's You've Learned the Hard Way
January 20, 6:03pm

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