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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: cuben sleeping bag
Yeah, He can do is Tinuc that weigh so he is not compaining about it being too hot to wear. Then you can take off the 1.5 ounces for the pack. changed the list to reflect this. Now you're...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 28, 10:56pm

Re: Re: Re: Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
>No-see-um head band, Worn under hat - 0 what the purpose of this? water prefilter? __________________________ ***No, for bugs*** __________________________ >6B Platy (2) - 3.12 ...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 28, 8:07pm

Re: Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
I'll take a stab at this. Polarguard-Delta - Silk Tunic - 7.65 Pocho Tarp - Worn - 0 Hat - worn - 0 No-see-um head band, Worn under hat - 0 Hiking Pants - Worn – 0 6B (6 Banana) Hoodi...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 28, 7:05pm

Re: My first sub 5 lb trip!
Hey James, Congratulations on getting down to that weight. After this, getting any lighter is just a matter of obsession. Doesn't look like you are there yet? I would like to point out th...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » My first sub 5 lb trip!
May 28, 3:56pm

Re: weights
((as for trimming the pad, home made gear in general, etc: like i said to huzefa i'm sure lighter can be done but I stuck to existing numbers on "commercial" equipment just because it...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 28, 3:40pm

Re: Re: re: re: list
All right, This list is already going the wrong way. Bill has homemade gear and thee weights are much much lower than the ones listed. I believe the lightest Cuben tarp I have seen is 2.8 ou...

In Gear Lists » Sub 1 lb. Intellectual Exercise
May 28, 2:42pm

Re: 10.1oz SUL quilt (made by Aaron)
Hey Mike, 5 yards of Momentium - $70 3 yards of Climahield 2.5 - $20 Total $90 I only charge Huzeffa $85 because I had tons of material and only used lightly over 4 yard of Momentium and ju...

In Make Your Own Gear » 10.1oz SUL quilt (made by Aaron)
May 26, 9:33am

Re: MYOG SUL Quilt
Hey Shawn, Momentum-T is premium ultralite downproof taffeta finished with a high quality DWR, (straight of the site), so it will weigh 1.05 per yard. I don't think you'll find anyone t...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG SUL Quilt
May 26, 9:25am

Re: MYOG SUL Quilt
Hey Peter, Now you're seeing the Lite! I think all Cuben would be clammy, but Bill F. has made a bag with 100% Cuben and liked it. The idea about not having the bivy does make since thou...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG SUL Quilt
May 25, 9:16pm

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

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