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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: Sep, 2nd Effort
Brett, The plan was for to be off 2 times for 5.5 hours each, and then it went down to 4.5. He got an average of just over 3 each stop. The crash was more from the shoulder than anything. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 19, 7:44pm

Re: Re: Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY – John Muir Trail speed attempt report
Okay, so it was at first, and that's where the 2 sleeping areas came into play, but once on the trail it is just the best you can do. If it wasn't for Kilian, I think you would or at least...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 18, 11:13am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: WM Shipping status?
Yes but the advertisment only lasted a few minutes. the rest of us got the shaft and I am think, why shop there, if I will never be able to get that deal anyway?

In Gear Deals » Western Mountaineering Summerlite 150 Dollars at Moosejaw
August 15, 11:05pm

Re: Re: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY – Michael's Pace Question
Hey Art Yes, it was because of the Kilian factor. Just to let you know I am the one who made the time sheet up. He did not like what I gave him at first so we took an hour of sleep a day off. ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 15, 6:59pm

Re: Tarptent vs. Tarp and Bivy
So is the better decision to get a tent that weighs 2 pounds more or a bag that weighs 6 ounces more? Hhmmm, easy decision.

In GEAR » Help deciding on a tent
August 15, 2:59pm

Re: JMT speed record attempt
Michael, Excelent story. I am willing to bet it took you longer to write and put the story together than it did to hike the trail? So who was driving the Prius? Here is the link to the vi...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 14, 9:50am

Michael Popov's JMT Attempt Videos
Here are the videos I took of Michael while helping him out. The links below are listed in order. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ul83DmoTaQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulu_5jK1sf8 ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Michael Popov's JMT Attempt Videos
August 13, 11:39pm

Re: JMT Record Pace and Carbs v.s. Fats
Only 3 mph. That's on the most rock laden trail in the U.S. You have to think about were you are going to place your foot on almost evry single step. This takes a huge toll on the over-all s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT Record Pace and Carbs v.s. Fats
August 13, 2:14pm

Re: Re: EXCLUSIVE! Race Report: 2009 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
Andrew, That was some excelent video you gave us. Congradulations on your victory. Just finishing seemed to be a victory in itself, but what a job keeping up with Bobby and Chris for the first t...

In Editor's Roundtable » EXCLUSIVE! Race Report: 2009 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic
August 11, 10:20pm

Re: Storm Dragon
Hey Brett, Have you read my story on the JMT Unsupported about the use of the Storm Dragons on the trail? I had a huge round black deep bruise on each foot in that location when I got off the tra...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » JMT speed record attempt
August 11, 5:16pm

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