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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: Re: Re: TRT record attempt pack choice
Hey Chris, The stoke 9 says it weighs 13.5 ounces. I will not be using it during the attempt because it won't hold 4 litters of water, but it is a nice pack. I actually like that it doesn...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Definition of Unsupported Speed Record
April 01, 12:09pm

Re: TRT record attempt pack choice
Hey Zack, I am narrowing my pack choices down to 3 packs. The Golite Rush and the REI Stoke 9 that I have or the Nathan Synergy that just came out. Nathan makes good quality packs and they are v...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Definition of Unsupported Speed Record
March 30, 3:35pm

Re: Definition of unsupported
Zack, There is no way I could average 3 mph while just power hiking. I plan on moving faster than a hike for at least half of the distance, (I like to call it trogging). Basically averaging 2.5 ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Definition of Unsupported Speed Record
March 27, 10:46pm

Re: Unsupported?
Ahh, The PCT, AT, CDT question finally comes out. That is called "Self Supported"... Everyone just gets that on such a long hike, you must resupply, but they can not have pacers. Th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Definition of Unsupported Speed Record
March 27, 10:40pm

Re: Definition of Unsupported Speed Record
Hey Zach, I am going for this record as well this year. There is no "Official" Unsupported Record" right now. It is 100% up for grabs. Klas Eklof went for the U/Supported Rec...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Definition of Unsupported Speed Record
March 27, 8:15pm

Re: What would YOU tell an outdoor fabric manufacturer?
I want a "No Frills" 5 ounce Event Jacket. This can be done using the lighter 2 ply material.

In GEAR » What would YOU tell an outdoor fabric manufacturer?
February 15, 7:03pm

Re: Re: Mt. Whitney
Well, We took 2 not so enthusiastic newbies with us that also took snow boards. NOT FUN!!! I heard more crying during that trip than I have combined in my life time. The funny thing is, I a...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Mount Whitney anyone?
February 14, 10:08pm

Re: JMT 2009 10lb base
Hey Ryan, Love the list. It is very minimal. The only thing I wish I could do is be able to use a summer lite without getting cold??? The only thing I would use my that isn't on your list...

In Gear Lists » JMT 2009 10lb base
February 05, 8:56pm

Mount Whitney anyone?
Hello all, We, (at least 6 of us), have a trip scheduled foe Mt. Whitney from Jan 28th to the 31st. It will be up the mountaineering route. We will be driving up on Wednesday, starting Thurs...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Mount Whitney anyone?
January 12, 12:42pm

Re: Going to Across the Years!
Hey everyone, I just got back from doing the run. I ended up with 3rd place and 233 miles.

In Other Activities » Going to Across the Years!
January 03, 9:54am

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