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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.
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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Zebralight / Fenix Hp10
Mark, I was talking about the reviews for the hp10. There 53 reviews for it. The one thing I really didn't like about the zebra light was that it moves around in it's plastic cradl...

In GEAR » Headlamp Recommendations?
May 11, 9:14pm

Re: Princeton Tec
I've owned a zebra lightH31w and gave it away after I bought my Fenix hp10. Check out the reviews at Amazon.

In GEAR » Headlamp Recommendations?
April 25, 9:33pm

Re: Momentum 50 Sleeping Bag
I finally finished this bag last week. I just haven't had a camera to post the pictures. Final weight is 18 ounces on the dot. 12 ounces of down and a 60" #3 YKK water resistant zippe...

In GEAR » Momentum 50
April 22, 10:27pm

Re: UL packs with "real" hipbelts?
I can reason with you on this one. I hate my entire load always feeling as if is directly on my shoulders and the ability to comfortably transferee the weight makes most backpacks cumbersome in th...

In GEAR » UL packs with "real" hipbelts?
March 18, 4:04pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Fast and Light Winter Travel
I find that with my two pound 15* sleeping bag, I start to get cold between 25 and 30* at night, (I'm a cold sleeper). On my hikes when the temperature will drop bellow 25, I'll take along...

In Editor's Roundtable » Fast and Light Winter Travel
March 18, 3:11pm

Re: Question for Jamie on pinning baffle lines
It's not that it would cause a hole more than you just need to be carefull not to apply too much forced friction on the pin as to open a hole big enough for down leakage.

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 TopBag Finished
January 27, 2:31pm

Re: Things I've Learned While Making My Own Gear
When trying to make something completely new, it becomes a completely new pain in the neck that consumes three times more man hours than doing something you know or have done already.

In Make Your Own Gear » Things I've Learned While Making My Own Gear
January 17, 12:47pm

Re: Re: No real chance
We need "Flyin" Brian Robinson to chime in on this as he has done the triple crown 7401 miles in 10 months and 26 days. Don't think he would have been able to do another 4400 miles i...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » The Initiative...12,500 miles, one year, will he do it?
January 14, 10:12pm

Re: Re: M50 TopBag Finished
Dang Matt, You beat me to it. I thought I would be the one who was going to have the first pictures out of a completed M50 bag. Will this be your go to bag for anything above freezing? It'...

In Make Your Own Gear » M50 TopBag Finished
January 14, 9:48pm

Re: Re: Momentum 50
I believe M50 is plenty strong, especially for it's weight. Of course you need to be delicate with any supperlite fabric, but it is much stronger than it's appearance. I am a still sle...

In GEAR » Momentum 50
January 14, 1:35pm

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 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