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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.
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All Forum Posts by Aaron Sorensen

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Re: Re: Tarp for JMT
You have to remember that there is good shelter from the wind below the tree-line. If you plan on spending you nights above 10,000' then maybe the tent is a beter option.

In GEAR » tent for JMT
June 16, 5:40pm

Re: Re: daytime temps
You guys are killing me. According to all of the snow reports, the snow has been melting at 5" per week over the past 3 weeks. However, none of them talk about northern facing slopes. ...

In Post-Trip Reports » who was asking about Desolation snow levels?
June 15, 5:52pm

Re: "Single Hooped Cuben Tent"
Yes, I know that weight adds up fast. On the other hand, there will be no zippers. I can calculate the weight of a quilt, but obviously not this. I am also going to use the .33 ounce fabric so...

In Make Your Own Gear » Single Hoped Cuben Tent
June 11, 11:13pm

Re: Re: Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported Record
Hey Jesse, Yes, I would love to add a higher calorie content. The only thing is, it's really hard to eat bars on the go. The time spent just stopping and chewing come out to way over an hour...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
June 08, 11:23pm

Re: Re: Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported Record
Video's at the junctions, while I'm taking a 5 anyway. So far I' got the food calculated. I'll be bringing 5.25 pounds of food total. 3.25 of Gels, and 2 of a Hammer Jel Perp...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
June 06, 10:36pm

Re: Re: Minimum Air Temps on JMT in Late Sept
Maybe high 20's (in Sep anyway). However, I've been down below freezing every single time I've ever gone into the high Sierras. This is about 15 times and only 3 of those have bee...

In GEAR » Minimum Air Temps on JMT in Late Sept
June 06, 10:25pm

Re: Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported Record
O.K. I've got the last of my leave in. Once everything is here, i will get a list and some pics together. I'll also be taking pics and video along the way. I'll run it strait th...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Tahoe Rim Trail Unsupported
June 06, 4:26pm

Re: Re: Single Hooped Cuben tent
Well, I'll first be going with a 1.1 sil-nylon to get the measurements correct. I already have a fiberglass pole for that. So I guess I'll be showing the "Test Project" first. ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Single Hoped Cuben Tent
June 06, 4:20pm

Re: Re: Re: zebralight!
The Zebralight works good when you put it around your waist.

In GEAR » Best flashlight
June 02, 8:17pm

Re: Re: Single Hoped Cuben Tent
.6 Oz Cuben is heavy, (kidding) I have a z-pack blast in cuben and a cuben tarp that is a lighter weight fabric. I kind of like the lighter weight better, although it won't be as easy to ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Single Hoped Cuben Tent
June 02, 3:25pm

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 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