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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: 10.1oz SUL quilt (made by Aaron)
Hey Peter, I leave about 3/4" extra fabric on each side for the seams. I just take all 3 edges of the top, bottom, and insulation and sew it in about a 1/2" from the edge. Then I fold ...

In Make Your Own Gear » 10.1oz SUL quilt (made by Aaron)
May 25, 8:53pm

Re: Re: 10.1oz SUL quilt (made by Aaron)
Hey Derek, The back is just a loop that the long piece of fabric goes through (like on the 2nd to last pic). there is a long enough piece of fabric that it doubles back and will rest (the 2 of th...

In Make Your Own Gear » 10.1oz SUL quilt (made by Aaron)
May 25, 2:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: MYOG SUL Quilt
Hey Shawn, I was just trying to accommodate your 8 ounces. It would be the most uncomfortable tiny almost useless, (and expensive) quilt that I would have no idea why you would want something lik...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG SUL Quilt
May 25, 1:47pm

Re: Re: Are Inov-8's good for wide feet?
Tom, I can not even come close to wearing any Montrail shoe. They have the narrowest toe-box out there. I won a pair and my pinky toe ripped through the right shoe the very first time out, (on...

In GEAR » Inov-8 Roclite 370's are here
May 25, 12:39am

Re: Re: MYOG SUL Quilt
Yes, This can work unless you are really big or tall. Just make the quilt out of Cuben with a tapered piece of Momentium length wise, (for presperation) on the inside and out. You wouldn'...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG SUL Quilt
May 25, 12:29am

Re: Re: CF insert
Hey Steve, I know this is a fairly new and who knows how expensive, but is it possible to use / get a CF tube that is made with the new Nanotube technology? The company's that have switched...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG Titanium/Carbon Fiber Ice Axe
May 23, 10:23am

Re: Re: WM Sale
http://mammothgear.com/shop/shopdisplayproducts.asp?page=2 This and the next page

In Gear Deals » 20% off Western Mountaineering
May 20, 8:25pm

Re: Re: Re: Podcast: NOLS and the 40 Pound Initiative
Hey Ryan, I am sorry for the statement. I could have swore that when I read this last year it was a minimal requirement and not the maximum to bring. *** NOLS leadership has also mandated lo...

In Editor's Roundtable » Podcast: NOLS and the 40 Pound Initiative
May 20, 10:38am

Re: WTB a bivy
Check this out. http://www.titaniumgoat.com/Bivy.html

In Gear Swap » WTB a bivy
May 19, 10:31am

Re: Has any hiker used bearspray on JMT?
Why would you want to use bearspray? Just walk over next to them and push them off the trail. In the more populated areas of the JMT you can pretty much walk right up to them and pat them on th...

In Chaff » New Bear Spray Research
May 15, 9:02pm

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