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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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Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
Hello all, I am in big time preparation for the Tahoe Rim Trail in Unsupported fashion now. Only 5 weeks to go. If all goes well, I am trying for a sub 56 hour time. This is to have the a...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
May 24, 8:58pm

Re: San Francisco Bay Area: Mt. Diablo
Tony, So you were back there taking pictures. That was an excellent trip. I think all of us had a few breaking points that day. I'll keep you guys posted on the summer plans we have going...

In Photo Gallery » San Francisco Bay Area: Mt. Diablo
May 24, 7:36pm

Re: The bare naked truth
Bob, That's a good one.

In Chaff » The bare naked truth
May 24, 1:28pm

Re: Create the SMALLEST pack?
First up is when I started the John Muir Trail, (thru-hike), without resuply. Night-time temps in the low 30's with rain and high winds. I used my Nathan HPL 759, with 1200 ci. N...

In Gear Lists » What would you choose to create the SMALLEST pack?
May 23, 4:17pm

Re: TRT-Shelter Options
Hey Jay, Why not just bring the GG and get there $30 bug canopy? It seems $30 would be well worth leaving 7 ounces behind???

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » TRT-Shelter Options:
May 19, 8:00pm

Re: fenix lights
The zebra lights are a very very wide flood. The Fenix lights give an inner and outer circular spot. If you really want the best light, ditch the L0D and go with the LD10 (1-AA). The 9 lumens ...

In GEAR » Petzl e+ Switch Failure
May 19, 4:51pm

Re: Windy Canyon
Thanks Klas, Doesn't look like that will be a time saver. Awesome photo. I don't know how you came up with this one. It is in the middle of nowhere.

In GEAR » Question on an area in High Sierras
May 18, 11:28pm

Re: Re: June BPL Hike & Post Apri?????
Hey Ken, We had a great time. a total of 7 of us showed up. 22 miles up and down the devils backbone with a high around 92*. You can say we stayed very hydrated. I know the photos are comin...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » June BPL Hike & Post Apri?????
May 18, 11:26pm

Re: sewing .6oz cuben? how to work with it?
This should hold you over. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=2346&skip_to_post=17550#17550

In Make Your Own Gear » sewing .6oz cuben? how to work with it?
May 15, 11:13pm

Re: Re: Question on an area in High Sierras
Thanks, Just outside the Muir Hut then. It would be a better view to overlook evolution anyway. I think there is more expierence here than on HS topix.

In GEAR » Question on an area in High Sierras
May 09, 5:09pm

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