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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: JMT part 1.5
Support, YES... I need to get the weight off my back to move at record speed. The previous Unsupported record Michael Popov was obtained with both of us starting at the same time. We only saw ...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » TRT No. 2
June 29, 12:50am

TRT part deux
So I decided against the TRT this year. snow level too high and I really don't like carring the weight of unsupported attempts. So, I will be heading for the JMT instead. Yes, for the reco...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » TRT No. 2
June 28, 1:32pm

Re: TRT part deux
Hey Nate, Even with the snow level there will only be snow above 9,000' by then. There was even snow at that level last year and it probably would have even helped if the snow was solid inste...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » TRT No. 2
May 31, 11:28pm

Re: Re: TRT No. 2
There is no record right now, so we, (whoever gets it) will just have it until one of us come back next year.

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » TRT No. 2
May 31, 10:41am

John Muir Trail Record
Hey everyone, I'll be heading up to try again for the Tahoe Rim Trail Record going Unsupported on Jul 8th. There will be 4 of us starting at the same time. I hope it's not 93 degrees...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » TRT No. 2
May 31, 12:31am

Re: Terra Nova Laser Tent Review
Is this De Ja Vue from just a few months ago? I mean seriously, are there any other tents out there that people actually buy that could be reviewed?

In Editor's Roundtable » Terra Nova Laser Tent Review
May 18, 6:30pm

Re: Ultralight Dogs?
I also take the leash off my rescue dog as soon as we get away from the crowd. Heel also works better. She connects loud yelling to being bad so I always tell her good dog when she comes after ye...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ultralight Dogs?
April 16, 1:30pm

Re: Early Season
No kidding Kevin, that was amazing to even get that far. You wouldn't happen to have any good pictures?

In Post-Trip Reports » Skiing the JMT
April 12, 8:27pm

Arrowhead 135
Hey everyone, I just read that Christopher Plesko, a fellow BPL'er finished the Arrowhead 135 mile bike ride in 27:24:00. This is an arctic race that dips down to around -35 almost every ye...

In Other Activities » Arrowhead 135
February 04, 7:14pm

Re: Big miles
As long as you're converting that food into energy and building muscles at the same time, that is whey you are hiking, right? Increasing milage means less work on the diet and just more abou...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Training for a speed hike.
February 02, 10:09am

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